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Posted in thread: Yeast taste developing, green beer? on 10-18-2012 at 08:32 AM
Thanks for your responses. I will bottle it up, tuck it away and try one in 4 weeks or so. I
must say though, it tasted pretty bad - I could barely finish the couple of monthfuls due to
the very stron...
Posted in thread: Yeast taste developing, green beer? on 10-17-2012 at 11:40 AM
I will def bottle on the weekend then (earliest possible opportunity unfortunately!)
Posted in thread: Yeast taste developing, green beer? on 10-17-2012 at 11:24 AM
My samples are indeed from gravity readings
Posted in thread: Yeast taste developing, green beer? on 10-17-2012 at 10:34 AM
Hey,I have a beer that has been in the primary for 2 and a half weeks. FG readings are stable
at 1.016 (OG 1.055). I used US-04. Was planning to bottle on the weekend but am having second
Posted in thread: Question about Temps on 10-14-2012 at 09:32 PM
So, this batch is entering 3rd week of fermentation. The only problem is that there is going to
be a bit of a spike in ambient temperature over the next few days. Outside, the temp will hit
Posted in thread: Fast carbonation? on 10-14-2012 at 03:21 AM
Hey,Bottled my first batch about 48 hours ago. Now, when I got to the end of bottling, there
was enough beer to fill one half of a 640ml bottle. I had already added the 2 carb drops, but
decided I wou...
Posted in thread: High FG on second batch? on 10-11-2012 at 08:01 AM
Hey,Have my second ever batch in primary at the moment (a Celtic Red Ale). It is roughly 2
weeks since I pitched. The OG was 1.055 and it is currently sitting at 1.016 (which is
consistent with a read...
Posted in thread: Ready for the bottle? on 10-09-2012 at 11:02 AM
On a slightly unrelated note: have been tasting the samples after taking Hydro readings. The
taste has been changing dramatically. At first it was pretty bitter, but over the past week
this has mellow...
Posted in thread: Ready for the bottle? on 10-09-2012 at 09:52 AM
Hey,Background details: OG of 1.045, has been fermenting for 17 days. Took a gravity reading 4
days ago and was approx 1.012, took one two days ago and was approx 1.012. Took it again today
Posted in thread: Carb Drops on 10-06-2012 at 02:36 AM
Hey,Getting ready to bottle my first batch. The instructions for the carb tablets I am going to
use suggest 2 drops for 650-750ml bottles. Mine are 640. I presume it won't make too much of a