Last Activity:07-10-2010 6:27 PM
Posted in thread: Belgium Tripel low initial OG on 04-11-2010 at 06:28 PM
Well I just bottled that same kit up last week. I'll let you know in a week what you can look
forward too. :mug:
Posted in thread: Boil Longer to Increase OG? on 04-09-2010 at 05:55 AM
I'm not sure how you came up with that 8.25 gallons.If you're using 1 qt per lb of grain and
you've got 11 lbs of grains, that's only 2.75 gallons. (4 Quarts = 1 Gallon). Add the extra
half gallon for...
Posted in thread: Boil Longer to Increase OG? on 04-09-2010 at 05:13 AM
I'm new at this but I believe the standard way of increasing your abv% is to just use more
fermentables. The way your suggesting sounds like it would work too, (increasing the ABV% by
decreasing the t...
Posted in thread: Just opened first beer... on 04-09-2010 at 05:06 AM
What kind of beer is it? Also, how do you know it's infected?
Posted in thread: Is a 5 gallon water bottle the same as a carboy/better bottle? on 03-17-2010 at 10:42 PM
Cool, thanks for the replies... so is a bottle with a 1 or 2 on the bottom just as good as a
better bottle/carboy?Being that I haven't done it, I can't say absolutely, but in theory it
seems fine. The...
Posted in thread: Is a 5 gallon water bottle the same as a carboy/better bottle? on 03-17-2010 at 10:31 PM
I am also new at this and also had that question. So I read the thread stickied at the top of
this forum entitled "FAQ - please read BEFORE asking a question" and the answer was in it.
Simply put, loo...
Posted in thread: Sediment in the airlock? on 03-17-2010 at 08:14 PM
Thanks for all the quick and helpful replies, I now have a blow-off tube hooked up. Cheers and
happy St Patty's day. :mug:
Posted in thread: Sediment in the airlock? on 03-17-2010 at 07:45 PM
Hello brewing community. Working on my first batch (a belgian tripel), and it seems to be going
smoothly. Did a lot of reading first before I started, made sure to get all the basics right,
(as far as...