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Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 05-26-2011 at 05:00 PM
Waving my hand frantically in the air!
Posted in thread: Easy Ginger Ale on 04-16-2011 at 08:34 PM
Just tried this one today. I swapped out the lemon juice however for 1 cup of fresh orange
juice (my kids love orange and ginger ale mixed).Thanks for the recipe.
Posted in thread: So the mrs is pregnant... on 04-14-2011 at 03:06 PM
I tried to brew a combination of 2 lbs liquid bleach, 2 lbs liquid ammonia for mine after she
gave birth but evidently -- somewhere, someone made a silly law about that kind of thing so I
bought her a...
Posted in thread: Still Fermenting on 04-13-2011 at 03:04 PM
You're fine. 1.010 is about the minimum you'll see. The bubbles now are most likely residual
CO2 exiting as a result of the rising temperature. You said you were going to leave it 2 weeks
and then dry...
Posted in thread: Still Fermenting on 04-13-2011 at 01:06 PM
It is fine. I'm going to guess that you are fermenting in the lower range of this yeast, say in
the 60's? That will slow things down. If you let it slowly warm, it will get even more mileage
and drop ...
Posted in thread: Still Fermenting on 04-13-2011 at 01:42 AM
I'm most likely jumping the gun, and I'll get told so - but I'll never know unless I outright
ask...My latest creation, a blonde composed of pale DME, a blonde LME, honey, and dex was put
in the prima...
Posted in thread: Making the Leap... on 04-11-2011 at 01:39 PM
Generally, all the recipes are the same in technique. You steep the cracked grains in a grain
bag in 150-160 degrees, and you can dunk it like a teabag if you want. I just stir to make sure
Posted in thread: Making the Leap... on 04-11-2011 at 12:54 PM
I think I may make an attempt at one of the extract recipes on this site, they all look so
tasty however - such a decision. Where I'm getting stuck, and perhaps I just need to do a bit
Posted in thread: Making the Leap... on 04-11-2011 at 01:01 AM
I've just emptied out my primary, cleaned it, and put it away and I thought -- "Self, don't put
it away, it'll get lonely! It needs some warm, lovely liquid to keep it happy" so I decided to
Posted in thread: Priming Amount Needed on 04-10-2011 at 01:46 AM
Thanks for the quick reply, I primed with 165g. All bottled and ready to go, kind of excited
now - had about 1/2 a bottle in the bucket, so I chilled it and drank it. Tasted very nice
(mind you, sweet...