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Posted in thread: Brew Day to Consumption - Time on 11-24-2010 at 01:46 PM
I don't make many beers that are better aged. I make mostly American ambers, APAs, and IPAs.
They're all really good in 2-3 weeks, generally.At this moment, I'm drinking an IPA that was
made on 10/21 ...
Posted in thread: Brew Day to Consumption - Time on 11-23-2010 at 10:33 PM
Sounds like fermentation issues to me, not green beer. What yeast, what temp, and how did you
control temp?So I guess this post was more about my results than about the show. That just what
got me thi...
Posted in thread: Brew Day to Consumption - Time on 11-23-2010 at 03:56 PM
So I was watching the new Brew Masters show on TV and they were talking about how long it takes
to make a beer from start to finish. For regular strength beers, it takes them around 2 to 3
Posted in thread: Secondary Fermenter Question on 11-10-2010 at 07:06 PM
Go the full two weeks. The yeast will clean up after itself and you may get a better beer as a
result. Also, as many have said on here, if you smelling something weird, that means the smell
Posted in thread: Awesome deal on equipment by way of groupon on 11-10-2010 at 07:03 PM
i think its location sensitive. his link is for StPaul
Posted in thread: Sampled My First Batch Today on 11-10-2010 at 06:04 PM
nice! It is truely amazing how the beer changes with time. In even as little as a week the beer
can take on big changes! Waiting is so hard, but so worth it! I wait a minimum of 8 weeks for
my beers n...
Posted in thread: Will my Coopers IPA Mellow? on 11-10-2010 at 05:42 PM
It hasn't even been 3 weeks since your brew day. In my experience (less than 1 year of brewing
so far, but about 10 or 12 batches so far) beer is very 'green' for the first 6 weeks. Meaning,
Posted in thread: How and how long to cold crash for bottling? on 11-10-2010 at 05:35 PM
You may not need to cold crash that style of beer. In my opinion, I like unfiltered wheat beer
cloudy. Also like the previous poster said, just bottle and condition around 68-70 degrees or
so for a co...
Posted in thread: Preparing for first Brew Day on 11-10-2010 at 05:29 PM
looks like your all set. Just be sure to sanitize sanitize sanitize! Get that liquid starsan
stuff. go ahead and get a big bottle, cause when you start brewing you will probably be doing
it a lot!Good...
Posted in thread: Whirlfloc - what a difference! on 11-10-2010 at 05:25 PM
I got talked into using irish moss or Whirlfloc by the folks at my brew store, and wow what a
difference. If you haven't used any clarity aids like these before, you should give them a try.
My last tw...