Last Activity:04-13-2010 6:07 PM
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Posted in thread: Missed OG.. by alot on 03-13-2010 at 07:08 AM
So I just finished my 3rd brew.. it was a wheat extract kit with specialty grains and LME. The
OG was supposed to be 1.051 but when I took the reading it was 1.058.. almost 1.060. I have
never (in my ...
Posted in thread: Taking gravity readings... on 03-13-2010 at 06:59 AM
As long as you sanitize your hydrometer you can put it in the fermentor. But the easiest way
(for me) is to sanitize a turkey baster and draw out a sample. Your beer will have a blanket of
CO2 over it...
Posted in thread: Need quick advice on 03-13-2010 at 01:23 AM
Oh its gonna be a REALLY late night... I forgot to take my yeast out of the fridge!! I took it
out an hour ago so I cant use it for another 4, at least. A long night well worth it, however.
I have a f...
Posted in thread: Need quick advice on 03-13-2010 at 12:22 AM
Thanks for the tip osagedr... I will be gone just under 2 weeks. I more so wanted to bottle
tonight so I can free up my primary and brew up a batch tonight, that way when I get home from
my trip it wi...
Posted in thread: Need quick advice on 03-12-2010 at 11:18 PM
Thanks for your help guys.. Im gonna start setting up to bottle right now. Wish me luck!
Posted in thread: Need quick advice on 03-12-2010 at 10:45 PM
I have my Belgian Wit in primary right now and the FG has been 1.014 for two days in a row now
)suggested FG is 1.012). It has been in primary for a total of 23 days so far.I leave tomorrow
for an ext...
Posted in thread: Can I add lemon zest to the primary? on 03-12-2010 at 12:32 AM
I used 3 oranges and 2 or 3 of the little tangelo's and just dropped it into the primary bucket
on top of the krausen and everything. I didnt have a zester so I just used my cheese gratter. I
Posted in thread: Can I add lemon zest to the primary? on 03-11-2010 at 04:01 AM
I just added some orange zest to my belgian wit.. I added it about a week, maybe a little more,
after I pitched the yeast. About a week later I took the lid off the bucket to take a
Posted in thread: Whats your favorite color? on 03-09-2010 at 04:59 AM
Posted in thread: What do I do if krausen does not fall? on 03-09-2010 at 04:50 AM
Hydrometer went down again today... beer sould be done in a dew days and krausen is still
there.. I think this one is going to be a scrapper for sure!