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Posted in thread: Squeeze My Lemon Summer Blonde on 06-18-2014 at 02:21 PM
Great recipe! I had one small problem though, I did a ten gallon batch and used the zest off 7
lemons and after carbing it for the last two days I get a very slight lemon taste at the end
but I was ex...
Posted in thread: Infection? Fermentation looking weird... on 06-18-2014 at 01:52 PM
Looks like normal yeast to me also.However, what's not normal is fermenting a Flanders Red with
US-05. Are you going to introduce bugs in the barrel? Any reason you're not introducing bugs
Posted in thread: Infection? Fermentation looking weird... on 06-18-2014 at 01:27 PM
Those bubbles are what had me worried, usually they aren't that large and they had kind of an
'oily' look to them.
Posted in thread: Infection? Fermentation looking weird... on 06-18-2014 at 01:18 PM
I am trying to brew a flanders red to be aged in an oak barrel and had a slight problem when I
was brewing. I underestimated the amount of wort I would need to complete a 90 min boil(to
Posted in thread: Is there a beer you buy just for the bottles? on 05-08-2014 at 04:11 PM
I'll swing by Costco and pick their variety pack when I need bottles they are nice standard
non-stamped bottles and runs $18.99 a 24pk and a 24pk of clean glass from LBS is $14.99. I
don't really care...
Posted in thread: superglue seal on my fermenter? on 05-07-2014 at 04:03 PM
Teflon Tape around the bung, and instead of running the tube outside why don't you stick it in
a bottle of water (like you showed in your picture)? This should cut down on the smell and keep
Posted in thread: Irish Red not Finishing on 04-11-2014 at 05:12 PM
I had no idea that you couldn't check FG with a refractometer! Thanks a lot! I didn't think my
beers were overly sweet but I went with the reading. Great info!!!
Posted in thread: Irish Red not Finishing on 04-11-2014 at 04:56 PM
Thanks for the suggestions I've recently been keeping better records of my brews and really
enjoy it! I will double check my thermometer I use when Im mashing in. What temp range would
have this effec...
Posted in thread: Irish Red not Finishing on 04-11-2014 at 02:52 PM
I recently brewed an Irish Red 10gal all grain batch. Hit my mash temp @152 and OG @1.056. I
pitched each carboy with one packet of US-04 sprinkled directly in. I went to bottle it after 8
weeks in pr...
Posted in thread: Pick a number between 1 and 100 on 04-01-2014 at 11:52 AM