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  • Posted in thread: Gravity at bottling on 02-17-2013 at 09:41 AM
    Has the "FG" been steady over multiple days? If so, OK to bottle, if not, let it ferment
    longer.Not so,If the yeast has reached its attenuation then it's not going any further. That
    doesn't mean there...

  • Posted in thread: Gravity at bottling on 02-17-2013 at 09:38 AM
    It will be sweet... Try a stronger yeast strain t bring it down before you bottle. But it
    depends on the fermentables of course, but it since it is a kit I would think you have
    fermentables left. Get ...

  • Posted in thread: Will filtering beer during bottling affect carbonation? (Pics) on 02-17-2013 at 09:33 AM
    I have 5 bottles from the first batch stored in these bottles for a month now without problem,
    they are just like pepsi bottles.In other words, if you are trying to filter it to the point to
    where it ...

  • Posted in thread: transfer to secondary airlock question! on 02-17-2013 at 09:20 AM
    If you added to secondary there is no need to put in more sugar until you are ready to bottle
    or keg. It defeats the purpose. The purpose of a secondary is for it to finish all the way off
    and make it...

  • Posted in thread: What to brew with these hops?? on 02-17-2013 at 09:05 AM
    Hallertauer is used a lot for wheat beers though. It's a not a strong flavor and it's not a
    very strong ibu. Whatever though, you can put it in whatever you want given the right
    quantities. ****. I th...

  • Posted in thread: What to brew with these hops?? on 02-17-2013 at 09:03 AM
    Anything you want.....

  • Posted in thread: Pitched yeast too cold? on 02-17-2013 at 08:49 AM
    I'd much rather pitch it on the warm side. That's me. 50-60 is way too cold to pitch imo. I'd
    rather pitch it when the wort is at 80 and let it come down naturally. That's just me. It's
    been my best r...

  • Posted in thread: Capping issues on 02-17-2013 at 06:41 AM
    You cannot/should not cap screw off bottles. I've said it before and I'll say it again. Sam
    Adams has the best bottles. I almost think they WANT you to use their bottles. Their labels
    come off easily ...

  • Posted in thread: Getting Ready for First Batch: Ideal Carbonation Recommendations on 02-17-2013 at 06:29 AM
    The best thing you can do actually, if find out how how much carbonation you want then boil
    that amount of sugar in some water. Then either pur that sugar water into your main fermenter
    slowly and sti...

  • Posted in thread: Getting Ready for First Batch: Ideal Carbonation Recommendations on 02-17-2013 at 06:21 AM
    What bottles are you using? It makes a huge difference. I have found that you can go over quite
    a bit without hurting anything but it depends on how much you let your beer age and how much
    sugar you p...

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