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Posted in thread: Gravity too heavy during bottling? on 05-06-2012 at 01:02 AM
I just had a thought! I'm using flip top bottles instead of bottle caps. Should I just wait
until one explodes, then flip the tops to vent the rest? Would that be enough to save the beer?
Posted in thread: Gravity too heavy during bottling? on 05-06-2012 at 12:41 AM
I forgot to mention. The yeast should have been pretty good. It was one of those Wyeast smack
packs and we let it expand for 5 hours before pitching. The beer has been fermenting at a
Posted in thread: Gravity too heavy during bottling? on 05-06-2012 at 12:37 AM
I added lactose at bottling before and it worked out great. I had read a post somewhere that as
a non-fermentable sugar it didn't really matter much when it was added. I know some bacterias
Posted in thread: Gravity too heavy during bottling? on 05-06-2012 at 12:06 AM
Hi guys, I need some advice with my current brew.I'm brewing a Cream Stout from extract. It's
been in the primary fermenter for 3 weeks. I decided to go directly to bottle today, and
assumed that the ...
Posted in thread: Cutthroat Pale Ale - Uinta Brewing on 01-19-2012 at 01:30 AM
The page on uinta lists this beer as 34 ibu and 16 srm with a reddish color. Im pretty sure I
can taste rye in the beer, but other than that I have no hints as to what the recipe could be.
Posted in thread: OG way to low? on 03-08-2011 at 02:03 PM
Hi, I'm brewed a Maibock from extract and just finished topping up the carboy with water and
pitched the yeast. I then checked the OG and it's shockingly low at 1.022. I guess I added too
much water w...
Posted in thread: Ball Lock Sankey Adapter on 01-07-2011 at 12:10 AM
no drawbacks other than the cost, and the additional leak points. but, it's one way to use a
micromatic cleaning bottle with corny ball-locks :)Old thread, but it came up when I was
searching for an a...
Posted in thread: Caramel cream ale? on 01-03-2011 at 04:35 AM
The recipe calls for Light Wheat DME, but I cant find that for some reason. Is it the same as
Light DME or Wheat DME?Mine was labeled "Bavarian Wheat" packaged by LD Carlson. It's the
package they han...
Posted in thread: Caramel cream ale? on 12-31-2010 at 01:57 AM
I read through the whole thread and saw several people mention replacing the vanilla extract
with vanilla beans. I just happen to have 4 vanilla beans left over from the holiday cooking
spree, and wou...
Posted in thread: Storing beer in a keg on 12-17-2010 at 09:13 AM
At the very least you'll want to purge any oxygen still in the keg. Keeping it at least a
little bit pressurized will also help maintain a seal. How long are you planning to keep it in