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Posted in thread: Beer is carbonated in primary after fermentation, Final Gravity on 12-07-2013 at 06:18 PM
Normal. There will be some residual CO2 in the fermented beer. How much depends on OG, FG, and
temp.That's why priming sugar calculators often ask for e highest temp your fermenting beer, to
Posted in thread: Beer Bottles on 12-03-2013 at 06:14 AM
I've never bought a bottle that didn't already have beer in it.You can think of it as buying
beer and getting free bottles or buying bottles and getting free beer. Either way is better
than buying emp...
Posted in thread: BIAB Parti-Gyle Brewing on 12-03-2013 at 05:59 AM
You can also cap your mash with more 2-row or other grain to get more fermentables or other
flavors in your second beer.
Posted in thread: Dryhopping on the yeast cake on 12-01-2013 at 05:33 PM
If you dump your yeast before dry hop, you won't have to worry about the washing the yeast to
get rid of hops. Just save the slurry and repitch.
Posted in thread: Sanitizing bottles... on 11-30-2013 at 06:22 AM
I've not done it but you should be ok as long as the plastic wrap stays on until you bottle.
I've read that folks who use the oven method often cover with aluminum foil until ready to use.
Unless I'm ...
Posted in thread: Will have drinkable beer for Christmas? on 11-30-2013 at 06:10 AM
You can save some time by force carbing in the keg but there some styles that just need time
... Keg or bottle.Grain to glass in 10 days won't work for more complex brews. :). My own Xmas
ale needs a ...
Posted in thread: Will have drinkable beer for Christmas? on 11-29-2013 at 08:10 AM
Yeah, but c'mon.... It's his first batch. You gotta start sampling that thing early.Besides,
it'll help teach patience. Once you see how much better they are once properly conditioned
compared to a we...
Posted in thread: Will have drinkable beer for Christmas? on 11-29-2013 at 07:56 AM
Yes.It will be drinkable. Possibly even delicious!Despite all good advice, after a 3weekish
ferment, I bottle and start sampling after about a week :DGranted, the 1week conditioned beers
aren't at the...
Posted in thread: Cheap Copper at Home Depot on 11-25-2013 at 05:05 AM
FWIW I went to the Glendale CA HD.... None on the shelf... The sales associate said there was 1
still in the system... He climbed up the ladder to look for me. No dice. He said there were
none (of the...
Posted in thread: Using juice instead of water for making beer... on 11-25-2013 at 04:50 AM
don't forget to take into account the sugar in the apple juice...look up cyser, melomel,
pyment, etc. There's probably something on a beer/cider hybrid our there already