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Posted in thread: Post your infection on 01-22-2014 at 09:52 PM
Did you check the gravity before you racked to secondary?I just let it go in primary for 3
weeks or so. I have a hydrometer. I just didn't check. Now I think I need a wine thief to check
it in the car...
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 01-22-2014 at 05:30 PM
I'm assuming that this will stop eventually and sink out. I don't think I should bottle just
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 01-22-2014 at 03:31 PM
Belgian all grain, OG 1.092 Wyeast 1388 with starter. 4 week primary, 2 weeks in secondary.
There is this persistent ring of foam around the carboy neck. Doesn't smell bad, but usually my
other beers ...
Posted in thread: How much is too much IBU's? on 09-18-2012 at 02:55 AM
Water chemistry has a huge effect on perceived bitterness. I used Tasty McDole's APA water
profile for my pale ales, IPA's & IIPA's and it has a great effect of bringing out the
bitterness.This is the...
Posted in thread: How much is too much IBU's? on 09-16-2012 at 09:21 PM
Thanks for the suggestions!
Posted in thread: How much is too much IBU's? on 09-15-2012 at 08:57 PM
I have some ingredients to use up. Iím gonna make a partial mash IPA tomorrow. Mashed
Grains:4.5 American 2 row pale.75 Crystal 20.5 Carapils.0625 Acid MaltExtract:3 lbs light
liquid malt extractThe h...
Posted in thread: Nasty Looking Swing Top Cap on 06-29-2012 at 05:31 PM
I've collected about 100 of these bottles and been using them for 2 years. I'm brewing 2 - 3
batches a month. In each 5 gallon batch I use 20 of the swing top bottles. The remainder goes
in various 12...
Posted in thread: Water questions on 05-17-2012 at 05:59 PM
I have really hard water here in san antonio and it seems to make for decent homebrew.I also am
in San Antonio. It makes a great stout as is, but for pales I dilute 75% with distilled water.
I then bu...
Posted in thread: Possible contamination- on 03-20-2012 at 05:53 PM
I hate to say it, but I think this looks bad. I had several in a row go bad and it turned out
to be my transfer hoses. Funny things start happening 1 - 3 days after transfer. Don't toss it
Posted in thread: Bottling on 03-05-2012 at 03:16 PM
boil your priming sugar in a little water, pour it in your bottling bucket, then siphon your
beer on top of it. Bottle right away.