Last Activity:12-27-2014 9:52 PM
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Posted in thread: FG has it hit or not? on 12-19-2014 at 04:04 PM
Also, I would check a bottle at two weeks to make sure it's not getting over carbonated.
Posted in thread: FG has it hit or not? on 12-19-2014 at 04:03 PM
Extract tends to be less fermentable. Perhaps because the maltsters included a large amount of
crystal malt, perhaps because they mashed the grains at a very high temp to speed up the
Posted in thread: FG has it hit or not? on 12-16-2014 at 11:27 PM
Are you using a hydrometer for your readings? The best thing you can do for a big beer is to
not move to secondary until it's done. That doesn't help much here obviously. However, if you
are using a r...
Posted in thread: Looking to brew a mild IPA (input requested) on 12-16-2014 at 11:15 PM
You could also go back to the hbs after the brew day and get some more hops for dry hoping.
Posted in thread: Looking to brew a mild IPA (input requested) on 12-16-2014 at 11:14 PM
I suspect the brewers gold should go in at 60 minutes remaining. I'd hold on to all the fuggles
and add them after the boil while you are chilling the wort after it is down to about 170. This
Posted in thread: New Guy From (alcohol-free) country on 12-16-2014 at 11:01 PM
I'm a beer Brewer mostly. I dabble with Mead and cider on occasion.
Posted in thread: New Guy From (alcohol-free) country on 12-16-2014 at 09:02 PM
Welcome. I'm not a wine maker myself but a fan of exercising your inherent human freedoms
regardless of political realities. Be careful though.
Posted in thread: Braggadocio on 12-16-2014 at 08:53 PM
I don't do the untapped thing because mostly I'm busy enjoying my beer when I'm drinking one.
But I am now a fan because I'm on there! Last January I had the fun opportunity to brew one of
my review a...
Posted in thread: Six weeks and still bubbling ! on 12-06-2014 at 11:35 PM
It will bubble as co2 comes out of solution and as volumes change in the container with ambient
temps. Is done. It's probably been done for three weeks. The only reliable way to track the
Posted in thread: Cold crashing - Step by step vs. All at once on 11-29-2014 at 04:38 PM
The s type airlocks prevent suck back of liquid. They just bubble in reverse.