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Posted in thread: First time brewer-Bubbles! on 04-09-2014 at 06:14 PM
1) Treat honey like corn sugar when bottling. You wouldn't just throw the corn sugar in the
bucket - you'd first dissolve it in water. Do the same for honey, but don't use boiling water,
just really h...
Posted in thread: Converting corn starch to glucose. on 04-07-2014 at 09:06 PM
There is a sticky at the top of this forum for "easy partial mash brewing" . .. read that, and
follow the steps, just consider that you'll be mashing ALL of your grain, not just a few lbs of
Posted in thread: Rogue kit question on 04-07-2014 at 08:54 PM
Man, these instructions are terrible -Step 7: if your kit came with flavor hops, add now,
etc..Step 8: if your kit came with flavor hops, add nowAgain, not a huge deal, but ugh. I know
the beer will b...
Posted in thread: When to take FG measurement? on 04-07-2014 at 08:48 PM
I was over in the Fermentation & Yeast sub-forum and someone said that they took their FG while
transferring a Belgian Quad to the secondary. I thought that the fermentation was still
happening when y...
Posted in thread: first all grain BIAB very tart after taste on 04-07-2014 at 08:32 PM
Frankly, in order to give you any idea if what you're tasting is normal for this beer, we would
need to see the full recipe and process.Can a crush that fine produce off flavors .. .
sometimes, but as...
Posted in thread: Pretty Standard Questions on 04-04-2014 at 08:36 PM
First off, welcome to the hobby. Glad you enjoyed your LBK, and you're moving up to 5 gallon
"full" batches :)That being said, here are my thoughts:1) I am a big fan of glass carboys. You
will find ma...
Posted in thread: PBW question on 01-30-2014 at 11:21 PM
I cold rinse my PBW all the time, and I've never had a problem. Just rinse well. . . even to
the point of what you feel may be excessive . . . I do that just to be sure :)
Posted in thread: Did I Overprime or What? on 12-18-2013 at 11:00 PM
The only thing I can think of is that it seems (and this is an afterthought, so I don't have
hard data) to happen when there is more sediment in the bottles. Not like the last beer or two
out of a bot...
Posted in thread: my miscalculation or what? on 12-18-2013 at 10:56 PM
Is that in Brix?If that's Brix, it's pretty close. .. I calc it out at about 6.6%.
Posted in thread: Cheat Sheet for Extract Kits? on 10-28-2013 at 09:53 PM
Your LHBS might have a "cheat sheet" for kits they keep on hand.You can always call or email
one of the larger outlets like Midwest or Northern Brewer to see what they have.