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Posted in thread: Stopped bubbling within the first 24 hours. on 09-22-2009 at 10:15 PM
What do you consider "fine"?Within the range appropriate for the yeast.
Posted in thread: So gravity readings... on 09-22-2009 at 06:52 AM
What is this all about and how do I do it? Feel free to direct me elsewhere for an answer.
Posted in thread: Stopped bubbling within the first 24 hours. on 09-22-2009 at 05:24 AM
We just brewed our second batch ever, first with steeping grains last night. It's a Scottish 60
kit from Northern Brewer. Everything seemed fine at the end, and it started bubbling pretty
Posted in thread: Are hop bags reusable? on 09-21-2009 at 06:37 PM
The bag is now yellow-ish green even though it was rinsed pretty well in the sink. Is it fine,
or should it be thrown in the washing machine/dryer? I'm just wondering if it may impart the
old hop flav...
Posted in thread: Question regarding Scottish 60 from NB and its boil time. on 09-21-2009 at 06:33 PM
Thanks. I did just one boil and it seemed to turn out alright. I'll find out for sure in 6
Posted in thread: Are hop bags reusable? on 09-21-2009 at 03:58 AM
If so, should they be washed between uses? I'm looking at a recipe that uses specialty grains
for steeping and hops, so I'm just wondering if I can use the same bag after each usage.
Posted in thread: Question regarding Scottish 60 from NB and its boil time. on 09-21-2009 at 03:20 AM
BRING WATER TO A BOIL AND ADD FERMENTABLESOnce boiling, turn off heat and/or remove the kettle
from the burner. Add ingredients listed under "Fermentables" in the Kit Inventory and stir to
Posted in thread: Question regarding Scottish 60 from NB and its boil time. on 09-21-2009 at 02:41 AM
So this is my second batch of beer, but first time using steeping grains. The instructions seem
unclear to me in regards to the boil time. It describes an initial 60 minute boil of the
Posted in thread: WHOA!!! I actually made beer. on 09-15-2009 at 08:18 AM
My first improved after about 2 weeks in the fridge. They started off with a tart (almost
alcoholic) flavor that mellowed out after a few weeks.Alright, cool. I am actually finding just
a touch of tha...
Posted in thread: WHOA!!! I actually made beer. on 09-15-2009 at 08:11 AM
I'm curious, is it better to let the beer continue to age at room temperature, or is it fine to
throw the bottles in the fridge at 3 weeks? I don't plan on drinking them terribly fast, but I