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  • Posted in thread: Husky Flavor on 04-27-2013 at 02:19 PM
    Thanks Yooper.....I have been exploring that possibility on some other threads...and bought a
    ph meter, etc....I will definately watch my pH on next batch...also downloaded Brun Water
    spreadsheet and ...

  • Posted in thread: Husky Flavor on 04-27-2013 at 01:35 PM
    I keep getting what I would describe as a husky aftertaste in my all-grain brews. The last few
    I did....Hefeweizen, Red Ale, and Nut Brown. I guess it could be oxidation flavor but I am very
    careful t...

  • Posted in thread: Who is using thsi 50qt cooler? on 02-23-2013 at 03:20 PM
    I use one just like it....mine is red....only difference great

  • Posted in thread: No fermentation happening after 4 days on 02-22-2013 at 08:56 PM
    Once you get the temp up to 64-65F it still could take a couple more days like usuaul for them
    to start munching away

  • Posted in thread: Yeast starter timing on 02-20-2013 at 10:37 PM
    Yeap...I had the same issue when I started doing starters (which I will always do for now
    on)....same thing....starter took an extra day...maybe get started....thought it was
    dead....but it wa...

  • Posted in thread: Missing my OG numbers on 02-18-2013 at 08:33 PM
    It is nearly impossible to be off on your OG with extract kits as long as you put all of the
    ingredients in.....most likely cause is error in measurement. Most likely cause is that you are
    not mixing ...

  • Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 02-17-2013 at 06:08 PM
    Bottling my Irish Red Ale right now.....drinking some homebrews made previously and watching
    Lord of the Rings....all in garage....what a glorious Sunday! :mug:

  • Posted in thread: Distracted so messed up on 02-16-2013 at 04:28 PM
    Just top it off with a gallon of water....the hops and cloudiness should settle out while it
    sets. You will be fine...never know....might be the best brew you've made to date! :mug:

  • Posted in thread: getting the itch on 02-12-2013 at 09:20 PM
    Get out there and brew NOW!!! lolThis is the 1st winter I have brewed through....usually only
    do spring, summer, and fall....but rigged my fermentation chamber this year in my garage to
    allow for heat...

  • Posted in thread: Hefeweizen "Issues" on 02-12-2013 at 09:12 PM
    On one of my other posts some of the guys thought there might be an issue with the latest batch
    of Wyeast 3068.....anyone hear this or rumors of this?

EVERYONE is entitled to my opinion! Primary #1: Irish Red Primary #2: Empty Primary #3: Empty Upcoming Brews: Dry Stout Bottled: Bee Cave Hefeweizen Sweet Stout Nut Brown
May 11, 2010  •  07:28 PM
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