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Posted in thread: Best Amber ales on 12-09-2009 at 09:48 PM
No votes for Lagunita's censored?
Posted in thread: High Fermentation Temp.. on 11-10-2009 at 02:41 AM
you need to do a water bath. place the carboy or fermenter in a rubermaid like rectangular
container that has about half as much liquid (in height not gallons) as the fermenter. switch
out bottles of ...
Posted in thread: Reaaaaaaaaaally low OG. on 10-23-2009 at 04:11 PM
I did check the gravity again... Maybe this hydro is out of whack... So I hold the hydro up,
drop it in... Goes to 1.020.... Do it again.. Goes to 1.054... give it a little spin to free it
up, drops a...
Posted in thread: Preparing 1st All-Grain on 10-19-2009 at 04:22 PM
Ouch 58 not so well hehe maybe a little better next timeI was in the 50's the first time I did
AG too. Don't sweat it. There are all kinds of threads about what you can do, but mine improved
with a go...
Posted in thread: Cheap way to sanitize wine thief? on 10-19-2009 at 02:25 PM
yes the one i bought will hold cane and thief.This one is 32 inch. a great idea. As I was
brewing yesterday I was thinking about starting a thread titled "what do you hate to clean /
sanitize" and th...
Posted in thread: High Fermentation Temp.. on 10-16-2009 at 04:12 AM
My super cheap and easy "fermentation chamber" was a $5.00 blue bucket cooler from Big lots.
Put the better bottle / carboy in there with a water bath and either ice cubes or frozen
bottles. It helps ...
Posted in thread: holy crap! on 10-16-2009 at 03:44 AM
For me - there's nothing like the jarring feeling of a great IPA hitting your mouth and saying
"Wake up, fool! It's time for flavor!"If you're looking for balanced IPA's -- in my opinion
(which is onl...
Posted in thread: Not enough water added to wort? on 10-16-2009 at 03:30 AM
I made the same mistake my first brew. I ended up with 34 bottles out of the typical 50 or so.
Don't stress it. After all you made beer! Each batch is a learning experience. You'll be fine.
Posted in thread: Cheap way to sanitize wine thief? on 10-15-2009 at 11:16 PM
What drives me nuts is mine doesn't get enough to fill my hydrometer stand so I have to dunk it
twice, which gets me paranoid about re-sanitizing.The wine thief? I use that as my hydrometer
Posted in thread: To Late To Start A Starter? on 10-15-2009 at 04:32 PM
I do mine the night before - 18-24 hours before I pitch it. I've been using wyeast 1056 and
1098 I washed from other batches and they've been doing great that way. Like others said -
better to do it s...