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Posted in thread: Cider Rookie Please Help on 09-21-2012 at 09:53 PM
Look at the stickies in this forum, and there is a lot of useful information. +1 on using
Nottinngham yeast, that is my go to. One of the stickies has a good breakdown of different
yeast strains, both...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Winter Ale on 09-18-2012 at 06:54 PM
I am thinking about giving this recipe a try for the upoming holiday season. When did you add
the apple cider? Is it added to the full boil, near the end, or after the wort is
Posted in thread: Any fix for over carbed beer? on 09-18-2012 at 01:18 AM
Let them hang out in the chill chest for a good week (2 would be better) before cracking
another open. +1The bottles should be chilled for about 2 weeks in my opinion, and I have found
that for beers ...
Posted in thread: Better to store? on 09-17-2012 at 04:33 PM
I normally let my beer sit to carbonate/condition at room temperature for at least 3-4 weeks
before placing them in the fridge. If there is not room in the fridge at that point I put the
beer in a coo...
Posted in thread: Accidentally bought a lager kit on 09-17-2012 at 04:29 PM
Good to know what cold crashing is. Without the liquid mixed in, what is the best way to get
all of the slurry out?After you have cold crashed your starter pour almost all of the liquid
off leaving ju...
Posted in thread: Accidentally bought a lager kit on 09-14-2012 at 04:18 PM
Go to this site: www.mrmalty.com/calc/calc.html by Jamil. It allows you to enter the type of
beer and expected OG and will tell you how big you starter should be. In my experience, with
Posted in thread: What part / ingredient do you never have enough of? on 09-12-2012 at 01:28 PM
+1 on fermentation vessels, and also space, I never have enough space. Whenever I clear
something out to make more room for brewing, it quickly gets filled with brewing
supplies/equipment, and I am ba...
Posted in thread: forced to go all grain, and it turned out alright! on 09-10-2012 at 08:41 PM
Set out to do a partial mash biab oktoberfest yesterday, and as I was heating my water up for
the mash I burnt a hole in the bag which became large enough to leak out all my grain as I
dumped it in.So...
Posted in thread: help with aphids! on 09-01-2012 at 05:41 PM
I just harvested about 12 lbs of fuggles and after I started drying them I have a ton of aphids
that decided to come out. Is there anyway to get rid of the aphids safely or is this harvest
Posted in thread: first harvest on 08-14-2012 at 06:12 PM
Here is my first harvest ever! Got about a third to a half a bag full of centennial cones, I am
thinking about 4 ounces dried. Excited to brew with some fresh hops!71868