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Posted in thread: Free Online Beer Chemistry Course on 07-10-2014 at 01:12 AM
I've also signed up for the General Chemistry and Chemistry of Beer courses. Very exciting
Posted in thread: Long Time Lurker...First Time Brewer. on 07-04-2014 at 04:38 PM
Well, It's been a week since my first attempt at brewing. I checked the gravity today and it
came out at 1.011 after adjusting for temp. The recipe called for a FG of around 1.014. It
tastes okay, but...
Posted in thread: Long Time Lurker...First Time Brewer. on 06-28-2014 at 01:07 PM
Well, flars was right. I checked my brew this morning and the fermentation lock is bubbling
away like a madman. I put it in a swamp cooler as suggested and wrapped it in a wet t-shirt so
Posted in thread: Long Time Lurker...First Time Brewer. on 06-28-2014 at 04:27 AM
Thank you, Flars! I'll definitely put your advice to good use. I'm sure there are a hundred
mistakes I'll make along the way. I guess I should have dug into the specifics of the yeast a
little more wh...
Posted in thread: Long Time Lurker...First Time Brewer. on 06-28-2014 at 03:05 AM
Hello all,I have just completed my first five gallon extract beer brew and I've come to seek
thoughts and congratulations/condolences! :tank:I used a recipe out of The Complete Joy of Home
Posted in thread: Girlfriend-Flinging Mead Oddity on 01-31-2013 at 05:50 PM
Hah! Good to know that the problem was with me and not with the mead! Priorities and all.
Posted in thread: Girlfriend-Flinging Mead Oddity on 01-31-2013 at 12:53 PM
Bluespark & Inner10: It doesn't smell bad at all, actually. It has a honey-lemon smell. I'm
trying to think how to describe it...have you ever had soda come out of your nose? That bubbly
Posted in thread: Girlfriend-Flinging Mead Oddity on 01-30-2013 at 05:04 PM
So here's a strange thing: I'm fermenting a one gallon test-mead using the following recipe...•
1 Gallon Water • 3 lbs. Orange Honey • 1 Lemon's worth of juice• 1/2 tsp Nutmeg • WLP023 Burton
Posted in thread: Mead Bottle Label on 01-24-2013 at 02:03 AM
This is the label I came up with for the various meads I might brew. This one says "ancient
orange" as it was the first batch I used these labels on. I print them out on transparent decal
paper and at...
Posted in thread: Cyser Question on 01-21-2013 at 04:42 PM
Well, I got the temp back up to around 70F and the fermentation has kicked back up again!