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Posted in thread: Do you Cold Crash? (everyone vote! especially if you don't) on 04-05-2013 at 12:30 AM
Used to cold crash every batch. But don't do much anymore, I figure the bottle in the fridge is
the equivalent to clod crashing and my beers seem to be just as clear (providing I don't
disturb the tru...
Posted in thread: trub layer on top? on 01-20-2013 at 09:13 PM
I just took the lid off my fermentor after two weeks and found a fairly thick layer of what I
think is yeast and hop particle/trub on top. I was expecting a little on top but thought the
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 01-10-2013 at 04:41 PM
This coming Monday is my two week mark from pitching the yeast in my Mr. Beer kit that I got
for Christmas. It also is the two week mark for my Northern Brewer 1 gal kit. Both are my first
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 01-10-2013 at 04:39 PM
As a general rule, once I close the lid I don't open it until it's been bottled unless I
absolutely have to (late addition or clean the air vents from krausen overflow). My thinking is
I'd rather sacr...
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 01-10-2013 at 04:35 PM
I'm a noob. What about using a "wine thief"? That way you can put the sample right back into 2
gal fermenter.As a general rule, once I close the LBK, I don't open it again unless I
absolutley have to ...
Posted in thread: I got me some Demons on 01-10-2013 at 03:40 PM
I'm curious how you guys control the temps with those types of fermentors. I have a Mr Beer
fermentor that just sits there because I don't want to submerge the spigot. Not sure how I
would ensure it w...
Posted in thread: Beginner extract brewing howto on 01-10-2013 at 03:28 PM
Obviously new here and I had no idea you had to let your yeast soak for 15 minutes so I just
pitched my yeast, that's a crappy term IMHO because you can pitch it when it's wet, but anyway
is my beer g...
Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 01-10-2013 at 03:25 PM
Because it gets so hot here during the summer, I'm trying to buld up the pipeline for my summer
brews, I've got a concoction I call Cape Fear Ale, Nut Brown Ale and MB Classic American Light
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 01-10-2013 at 03:16 PM
Dark Forest Stout, my first attempt with a fruit beer, this one is for SWMBO.
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 01-10-2013 at 03:10 PM
I've started brewing recently with the Mr. Beer I got for Christmas (the one with bottles and
two cans of HME) plus another unused basic one that I picked up from a co-worker whose husband
thought it ...