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Posted in thread: How long will crushed grain last on 02-18-2011 at 07:03 PM
There are two issues with using "old" crushed grains (for the AG brewer). The first is: has the
grain staled (oxidized - gone rancid). The second is: do the grains still have sufficient
Posted in thread: How long will crushed grain last on 02-17-2011 at 02:12 PM
I've got some in the freezer from 3 months ago that I wouldn't think twice about using, and I
plan on it. You can get mold and bugs though so I always make sure to seal it and pop it in the
Posted in thread: Joe's Quick Grape Mead on 02-16-2011 at 12:13 AM
I'm fixing to make a batch of this in the coming week or two. I need to gather the wine
materials as this is my first time outside of beer. Lucky I have an unlimited supply of free
wine bottles if it ...
Posted in thread: Alrighty. First batch launched, had a (hopefully) quick question on 02-19-2010 at 02:26 PM
sounds like my first batch a few weeks ago. everyone on here and at my lhbs told me to let it
go longer than a week, 2-3 if you can wait, mine tuned out great even after all kinds of newbie
Posted in thread: Full Boil On Electric Stovetop??? on 02-18-2010 at 05:45 PM
Yeah, it does cycle on and off. ive got a gas burner in the garage, just like the warmth of the
inside is all. Im going to give the foil trick a try first though.
Posted in thread: Full Boil On Electric Stovetop??? on 02-18-2010 at 05:19 PM
I had issues getting my BK to boil on my glass stove top, if I read correctly if i give it a
good wrap with aluminum foil I can improve the time getting and holding a boil?
Posted in thread: Praise and a question. on 02-17-2010 at 10:32 PM
so, would it be alright in the primary for about a month? the reason I ask is I am brewing it
and then im going out of town after the 2nd week, ill be back at the end of the 3rd week and
would bottle ...
Posted in thread: Praise and a question. on 02-17-2010 at 06:45 PM
I just bottled my first batch, I took a sample and it tasted great. I wanted to thank everyone
one on here for helping me with the questions ive has so far and say that ive got the bug, this
is a grea...
Posted in thread: newb problem, fermentation on 02-01-2010 at 03:40 AM
Thanks for calming my mind everyone, learning as I go.
Posted in thread: newb problem, fermentation on 02-01-2010 at 12:56 AM
ok, so my friend and I stumbled through an extract kit (our first one) on Thursday night. I
sanitized the crap out of everything, got the yeast started alright and brewed everything. We
pitched the ye...