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Posted in thread: Is my first ever scoby okay? on 01-18-2013 at 10:01 PM
Good to know. I was hoping all was fine. Thanks!
Posted in thread: Is my first ever scoby okay? on 01-18-2013 at 03:56 AM
Hi I need some advice with the progress on my first attempt brewing/making a scoby. I used some
directions that called for a starter with some black tea, plain white sugar, and the bottom
half of a GT...
Posted in thread: Should I bottle or keep waiting? on 08-20-2011 at 12:40 AM
I think longer is always better as long as no chance of contamination.That's another thing I
was worried about taking the lid on and off to sample. I've been trying to wait a couple days
in between ea...
Posted in thread: Should I bottle or keep waiting? on 08-20-2011 at 12:33 AM
Kits tend to cut as many corners as possible in my experience - one of mine suggested bottling
7 days after fermentation begins. Youre better off taking a little time with it and doing
things right - ...
Posted in thread: Should I bottle or keep waiting? on 08-20-2011 at 12:28 AM
When you say lifting lid I assume it's in a bucket?? Be careful letting out the co2 and letting
in "bad" air.Yeah it's in a bucket and I was a little worried about that. I left the lid off
once for a ...
Posted in thread: Should I bottle or keep waiting? on 08-19-2011 at 11:46 PM
Thanks. The recipe with the kit had the whole primary/secondary process completed in about
10-11 days, but I know things can vary. I'll give it more time and keep lifting the lid looking
for the ferme...
Posted in thread: Should I bottle or keep waiting? on 08-19-2011 at 10:40 PM
My weizen has been in the primary for 12 days now and it looks like I have hit my FG of
1.011-1.013. Looking at the surface of the brew I still see some bubbling action, which I
assume means fermentat...
Posted in thread: Has any one found the greatest beer in the world?? on 08-16-2011 at 01:02 AM
Haven't found it yet, nor do I want to. I'm having too much fun looking. :mug:
Posted in thread: Is this smell anything to worry about? on 08-14-2011 at 11:24 PM
You just took your first blast of CO2 to the face. It's a homebrew rite of passage.
Posted in thread: Is this smell anything to worry about? on 08-14-2011 at 08:16 PM
Doing my 1st batch (a weizen) and it's been in the primary 1 week now. Just took a reading and
it looks to be at about 1.014 and still fairly active fermentation visible with the lid off.