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Posted in thread: Dump it or age it? Perfumed beer? on 01-23-2009 at 09:30 AM
As a general rule, NEVER throw out bad tasting beer. Oxidation and its cardboard/sherry taste
may be the one exception since my understanding is that it only gets worse with age. Let your
beer age and...
Posted in thread: Dump it or age it? Perfumed beer? on 01-23-2009 at 07:02 AM
The point that people are making when questioning your recipe is that you are going to waste a
lot of time with trial and error by not working off an established base recipe. Building off a
Posted in thread: Bottling Mr.Beer after 7 days and letting the rest sit? on 12-31-2008 at 09:03 PM
I use the spigot to pour a sample into a vial barely big enough to use a hydrometer with.I
suppose it gives a small chance of infection in doing so (I've never had a problem with it),
but its certainl...
Posted in thread: Bottling Mr.Beer after 7 days and letting the rest sit? on 12-31-2008 at 09:22 AM
The only reason I ask is because Mr.Beer doesn't allow for a hydrometer.Huh? I use a hydrometer
with my Mr. Beer fermenters. Why couldn't you?I would either make 100% sure fermentation was
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 12-28-2008 at 07:48 AM
Revvy, that's exactly what I was looking for.On a side note, the search leaves a lot to be
desired on the thread level. Finding this info is difficult at best without making a new
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 12-27-2008 at 11:10 PM
Anyone with Mr. Beer experience want to weigh in on this?
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 12-26-2008 at 11:43 PM
Rite Aid had Mr. Beer Premium kits on year-end sale for $9.99, so I grabbed their last
two.However, I am having a lot of trouble regulating the temperature.Can I use the standard
water bath with ice/a...
Posted in thread: Pitching yeast as nutrient on 12-18-2008 at 06:47 AM
I've had really good experiences with Safale US-05 recently, so I have some extra Mr. Beer
yeast that I don't really plan to use. I think I'll be buying better yeast for all future
batches depending o...
Posted in thread: "Beer Bottle Bender" noob advice. on 12-11-2008 at 10:43 PM
Anyone know about Beck's bombers?They're the cheapest 24 ounce bottles around here, and I want
to make sure they don't need a euro-sized cap.
Posted in thread: HELP my beer tastes like DEATH ! on 12-09-2008 at 09:18 AM
I don't think there would be any harm in just leaving it in the keg for a month or two to see
if it dramatically improves.If it doesn't improve after some time then chalk it up as a loss to