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Posted in thread: Unpleasant bitterness in my last brew on 03-16-2011 at 07:52 PM
I'll have to get that info when I get home later. I know I very close to the SG the recipe
listed but for the FG I was about 5 points higher than I should have been. I believed it
fermented at around ...
Posted in thread: Unpleasant bitterness in my last brew on 03-16-2011 at 07:01 PM
Hi all,I brewed what was to be a session beer, a Creme Ale I got out of the BYO 250 Clone
Recipes magazine. And it has a unpleasant bitterness that almost reminds me of a couple batches
I made that go...
Posted in thread: How long to wait before pitching new yeast? on 01-23-2011 at 11:35 PM
Ok, so I brewed a 1.072 OG batch late last night. My last 2 batches have been infected, due to
a scratched up bucket (I hope). Now I have a new batch of beer and it has been 5 hours shy of
24 hours si...
Posted in thread: NJ near PHILLY. on 12-06-2010 at 06:29 PM
bumping this up! been brewing for a while now, just extract. All grain is next though as the
extract brews I have been brewing are getting expensive. I need to sniff out some clubs, I have
not had ANY...
Posted in thread: Cider House Rules on 10-22-2010 at 03:35 PM
It won't completely clear up until it's done fermenting. Once the yeast flocculate out it will
be much clearer.
Posted in thread: Kit best way to start? on 10-12-2010 at 02:51 AM
well the problem I have with that is I don't want the cider to be too dry which means I'll have
to pasteurize it and then the yeast won't get a chance to clean it up. Unless I just let it go
as far as...
Posted in thread: Kit best way to start? on 10-11-2010 at 11:17 PM
So I dunno, I tasted my cider today after about 8 days of fermentation and it currently have a
gravity reading of 1.013 and it tastes and smells not so good. It's still cloudy even after
Posted in thread: Fermenter exploded on 10-05-2010 at 07:13 PM
I just want to update and say this beer has fermented in the primary for 2 weeks to the day
(today) and I tasted it late last night with the sample I pulled for a temp/gravity reading. I
think my SG w...
Posted in thread: Better way to prime beer? on 10-02-2010 at 05:12 PM
I boil 2 cups of water for a few mins, the pour in my sugar and stir it around. I let that cool
for a few mins then dump it in my bottling bucket, I then rack my beer on top of it and that
mixes it ve...
Posted in thread: Cider House Rules on 09-27-2010 at 09:52 PM
I'll try to expand here - if I'm not answering your questions or am unclear, just let me know.
With the method I use, you can choose to bottle it as sweet or as dry as you want. For my
tastes, 1.010 s...