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Posted in thread: Mr.beer on 12-17-2005 at 05:17 PM
I was set on buying a Mr.Beer kit or a BeerMachine kit myself. But before doing that i found
this forum and other things online about brewing, as i read and posted, most people convinced
me that buyin...
Posted in thread: Loose Caps on 12-08-2005 at 10:54 AM
Hello, I just bottled, capped my first brew. The capper was included in my kit. After capping
all of the bottles, i was curious to how tight it was. When apllied enough pressure, the cap
did move, (tw...
Posted in thread: Bottle Sanitation on 12-05-2005 at 10:29 AM
Always wash then santitise.You can't sanitise muck, you need to get rid of it first.I think I'd
always manually use a chemical sanitiser to make sure. These are new bottles so didn't know if
i should ...
Posted in thread: Bottle Sanitation on 12-05-2005 at 10:19 AM
Hello, I am ready to bottle my first batch. Got 2 cases from the HBS store. The guy there told
me to put them in the dishwasher, wash them with no soap, and put on aotomatic dry, then wash
Posted in thread: Is it ready to bottle? on 12-05-2005 at 10:11 AM
Hello All, My first batch has been in the fermentor for a week now. I see nomore bubbles. I did
not do a reading when i started it. But did one just now. It says 1.013, the recipe says the
Posted in thread: Shipping Beer on 12-04-2005 at 08:34 AM
I moved here from Anchorage, Alaska. I know what you mean. I made the mistake of packing some
clothes in an old vodka case cardboard box going to Barrow, it was stopped and searched of
Posted in thread: Secondary, or not? on 11-30-2005 at 04:04 PM
My Homebrew Supply Store here said not to use a secondary, that it really does not do anything
and you take the risk of contamination when transferring. Just transfer from primary into
Posted in thread: Where to buy labels? on 11-29-2005 at 09:38 PM
Hi All, I do not have a regular computer at home yet, still stuck with this webtv. I am
new,just made my first batch lastnight. I want to put labels on my beer, can i have some made
up for me at some ...
Posted in thread: I have bubbles! on 11-29-2005 at 06:12 PM
Hi All, I made my first batch yesterday afternoon. I thought i might have messed it up since i
could not get an accurate temperature before putting the yeast in. I guess this means the wort
was not to...
Posted in thread: First batch, questions. on 11-29-2005 at 12:03 AM
I see that. :D You did the steeping correctly. You can either put it in the water cold and
slowly bring it up to temp and hold there for 20-30 minutes or heat the water up to temp and
then add the bag...