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Posted in thread: 3 weeks of fermenting and still not ready?? on 08-30-2014 at 05:21 AM
Moving the carboy can cause the airlock bubbles. Constant gravity over a few days is the best
way to tell, but after a couple weeks (in an average brew at an average temp) it's done
fermenting as much...
Posted in thread: A Controversial Question: What is the best crappy beer? on 08-30-2014 at 05:11 AM
Rainier, then PBR. Truth be told, while they are consumed infrequently (camping, gigs, et al),
I'm never disappointed...Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: HopHouse Brewing Supply Hops Giveaway - Open to All! on 07-15-2014 at 10:24 PM
Ooh, im in.Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Adding wine to beer? on 06-07-2014 at 03:15 AM
Ive added wine a couple times. First to a CDA (with Kolsch yeast). I soaked oak chips in cab
sauv for a couple weeks; probably an ounce of chips and 4-8oz of wine. Subtle, but nice. Ive
also added 10-...
Posted in thread: Yeast stuck? on 03-25-2014 at 11:34 PM
Boiled (and cooled) water :)Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Yeast stuck? on 03-25-2014 at 03:53 AM
When I use dry yeast, Ill typically hydrate it with sanitized water (just a little) for about
20-30 minutes before pitching; it normally helps fermentation start quicker. That's some I
started doing r...
Posted in thread: First Issue In Years (Stuck Fermentation) on 03-14-2014 at 03:40 AM
Still working on this one. Im currently at 1.060 and 14.44% abv, but it's not moving. I seem to
recall the temp dropping too low in the mash and instead of adding more water (didnt want to
have to boi...
Posted in thread: Why do some people get stressed when brewing? on 03-11-2014 at 04:18 AM
I think most homebrewers fall into two categories: Scientists or artists (I will concede that
there is middle ground...). Im definitely the artist type. I have a good enough feel for it
that I rarely ...
Posted in thread: If you haven't... try using gelatin... OMG on 02-15-2014 at 05:53 AM
I dont make a hoppy beer without it. I also use it when I add vanilla bean and the like to the
secondary; anything that would add "deposits" that need help settling out.Sent from my iPhone
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Posted in thread: SA Ruthless Rye IPA on 02-06-2014 at 03:20 AM
Im drinking one right now. As others have said, more rye and less hop flavor over last year's
brew. Good, but I would enjoy the hop character from last year (with the current year's rye