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Posted in thread: Beginnier - Good First Brew? on 11-28-2012 at 10:12 PM
As someone who has only done three (3) beers and a few wines, I would say - whatever you do -
cool the wort to the temp specified in the recipe before adding yeast... and sanitize well.I'd
pick a pre-...
Posted in thread: 3rd Beer Attempt / Tap-A-Draft on 11-13-2012 at 09:42 PM
After completely ruining a Cream Ale, I've decided to try the simplest kit I could find and
take absolutely every precaution to get it right.I just started fermenting an Oktoberfest from
Mr. Beer (I s...
Posted in thread: Cream Ale Concerns... on 10-18-2012 at 01:20 AM
Thanks for all the help. Ill try it again in a few weeks and just keep checking on it
periodically - maybe it can improve.The temp of the wort was something like 80 when I added the
yeast. The recipe ...
Posted in thread: Cream Ale Concerns... on 10-16-2012 at 10:10 AM
It was the Nottingham that came with it - and and I gave an ice-water bath... but I do think it
was still too hot when I added the yeast.Darn it. I guess lesson learned.Thanks for the help
guys. Wish ...
Posted in thread: Cream Ale Concerns... on 10-15-2012 at 12:41 AM
I brewed a Brewer's Best American Cream Ale kit. I let it sit in primary bucket for 7 days,
then transferred to a better bottle for another week.I proceeded to bottle as usual. I waited
10 days (could...
Posted in thread: True Brew American Wheat Ale Extract Kit Review on 09-21-2012 at 12:54 AM
Yancdc, I sure appreciate ya. Thanks for all the help man.- Jared
Posted in thread: True Brew American Wheat Ale Extract Kit Review on 09-19-2012 at 09:16 PM
Excuse me, 69°F. Not 60.
Posted in thread: True Brew American Wheat Ale Extract Kit Review on 09-19-2012 at 09:15 PM
My wort threw up...I have the room at roughly 60°F. The air lock has been bubbling away all
night. This afternoon however, I find the air lock almost empty and water on the lid of the
bucket... my las...
Posted in thread: True Brew American Wheat Ale Extract Kit Review on 09-18-2012 at 11:26 PM
After that I'm going back to my roots and making some apple cider - this time from a kit, and
supposedly it will be done in time for Thanksgiving (not sure how that's possible).Next beer?
Posted in thread: True Brew American Wheat Ale Extract Kit Review on 09-18-2012 at 10:19 PM
Thanks for the advice! It may very well be that it burnt, now that you say that I remembered
that at that time I was using a gas stove and wasn't all that accustomed to it... certainly
makes sense to ...