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Posted in thread: A real fermentation problem! on 11-27-2012 at 04:25 PM
Ha! Working two jobs right now, raising two kids under age 3, and trying to find the headspace
Posted in thread: 7 inmates get botulism from homemade 'Hooch' on 11-27-2012 at 04:11 PM
Revvy, that does not mean there can't be odd things happening in your guts from drinking home
brews. I added too much campden to a wine before bottling one time. The result was a horrible
Posted in thread: A real fermentation problem! on 11-27-2012 at 03:29 PM
Not to change the topic but can you bullet me some of those several aspects for a lager? I know
a starter is needed, and always make starters, (last time I will make that mistake). What else
Posted in thread: A real fermentation problem! on 11-27-2012 at 03:20 PM
What about going for the lager or ale? I clearly didn't think the yeast cocktail through, but
should I try and push the temp down? I am worried if I leave it in the 60's my lager is going
to produce s...
Posted in thread: A real fermentation problem! on 11-27-2012 at 03:09 PM
I brewed a "possible" lager over 120 hours ago. 12 lbs pilsner malt, 0.5 lbs caraaroma malt,
and 0.5 lbs honey malt, plus some hops. 5 gallon batch with an OG of 1.064. Mash was 90 minutes
Posted in thread: Muntons Carb Drops / Tabs ruin every beer on 07-23-2012 at 05:49 PM
The last batch was a 3 gallon ipa split into two 1.5 gallon ferments, one with safale and one
with saflager. After four weeks at the recommended temps we went to bottle. We boiled some
sugar water and...
Posted in thread: Muntons Carb Drops / Tabs ruin every beer on 07-23-2012 at 03:58 AM
Let a bunch of these different carb tabbe beers sit out at room temperature for a couple of
weeks hoping the yeast would clean up the off flavors. I guess yeast can't clean up a$$
flavored bubble gum....
Posted in thread: First recipe- Peated Porter. on 07-04-2012 at 02:59 PM
Glad to see you went with your gut and still used 1lbs of peat!
Posted in thread: Muntons Carb Drops / Tabs ruin every beer on 07-04-2012 at 02:46 PM
It may just be Muntons then. Or, the homebrew supply store is possibly carrying old drops. We
are going to try and pull some out of the fridge and let them sit at room temp for another
couple of weeks...
Posted in thread: Muntons Carb Drops / Tabs ruin every beer on 07-04-2012 at 06:48 AM
Me and a buddy of mine have been brewing "experimental" batches about 1 Friday per month,
comparing yeasts, dry hops, etc... And it has been going so-so. Many of our small batches have