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  • Posted in thread: Slow Carbonation Question on 11-17-2014 at 07:10 PM
    Folks,Thank you very much. I've turned up the heat in the brewery and will give the bottles a
    gentle shake.Labradork

  • Posted in thread: Slow Carbonation Question on 11-16-2014 at 12:45 AM
    Folks, I recently made a Quilters Irish Death clone and a strong Scotch Ale, both of which came
    out to close to 9% ABV. I primed them with the recommended amount of DME and tucked them away
    in a cabin...

  • Posted in thread: Quick question about bottle-carbing cider on 09-29-2014 at 06:22 AM
    Folks,Firstly, thank you all for your guidance. I very much appreciate it. As to the questions
    posed earlier: it is indeed Safale S-04 yeast I'm using, not the W-04 I mentioned earlier. My
    mistake. Th...

  • Posted in thread: Quick question about bottle-carbing cider on 09-28-2014 at 03:37 AM
    Folks,I'm to the point where I'm pretty comfortable making beers, but don't have nearly the
    experience or confidence with ciders. I'm hoping someone can help me out here since my previous
    attempts at ...

  • Posted in thread: Questions about methodology and efficiency on 08-28-2014 at 05:14 AM
    Thank you very much. I appreciate the info and advice. I'll look into getting my own mill, as
    well as making sure my thermometer is accurate. I'm not sure what I will do with this beer.
    Irish Death is...

  • Posted in thread: Questions about methodology and efficiency on 08-27-2014 at 09:49 PM
    Hello All,I am new to all-grain brewing, and seem to be having problems with my efficiency.
    Even though I am controlling my temperatures well during the mash (using a Rubbermaid, 10
    gallon water coole...

  • Posted in thread: Need an experienced brewers opinion, please on 08-10-2014 at 06:41 PM
    First off, I want to thank all the folks on this forum who have shared their experience and
    wisdom with me these last couple of years. I started to brew soon after SWMBO gave me Charlie
    Papazians book...

  • Posted in thread: Help! My beer is flat! on 05-06-2014 at 12:40 AM
    Here are the details. I used Munich yeast, started with OG 1.058, finished at 1.019. It was
    lagered at about 45 degrees for 9 weeks. I was mistaken earlier, I primed with 2/3 cup of dark
    DME in 1.5 cu...

  • Posted in thread: Help! My beer is flat! on 05-05-2014 at 06:06 AM
    Heya,I bottled a bock almost a month ago, stored it at about 78 degrees, chilled a couple down,
    and opened them for the first time last night. The flavor was good, but they had very little

  • Posted in thread: High FG Advice needed on 02-24-2014 at 05:56 AM
    Folks,I started a Bock and a Dobbelbock in early January. The bock started at 1.058, the dobbel
    at 1.08. Both are partial mash. The target FG for both was 1.016. After a month both were at
    1.02 and my...


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