Last Activity:08-25-2009 5:26 AM
Posted in thread: Candi Sugar Question on 06-18-2009 at 11:22 AM
Am about to brew a strong Belgian beer with a pre-hopped kit. I have bought some candi sugar.
Should the candi sugar be boiled in water and added to the wort as a solution? Or should the
blocks be sim...
Posted in thread: Beer Taste Question on 05-20-2009 at 07:19 PM
Its only my second brew so I may be missing something. I brewed a Stout and bottled it. (Pre
hopped kit Black Pearl - Irish Stout). Left it in the primary for three weeks as it took a
while to get dow...
Posted in thread: Fermentation can take 24 to 72 hrs to show visible signs. on 05-10-2009 at 09:27 AM
Just to throw my bit in... I have made three batches so far. None of them offered one bubble
but they all ended up at a good FG. My worries about bubbles and the like are over.
Posted in thread: First bottled batch on 04-26-2009 at 06:27 PM
Just filled 40 bottles with some Irish stout (I kegged my last, and first, batch).What signs
should I keep an eye out for to satisfy myself that the beer is carbonating and aging?Mark
Posted in thread: FG High - Shall I go for it... on 04-23-2009 at 06:46 PM
Leave it alone, let it sit, and you will be rewarded for your patience.Patience really is the
golden rule. I left the beast fermenting and 23 days after the wort began it is now at 1.009,
just as the ...
Posted in thread: Kegged beer has gone flat on 04-16-2009 at 06:50 PM
Just to post a result - I added some sugar, left it for a couple of days in a warmer room,
recooled it and all was well.
Posted in thread: FG High - Shall I go for it... on 04-12-2009 at 05:03 PM
I have brewed a pre-hopped extract stout. OG was 1.040 as per the instructions. Current G is
1.014. Instructions say 1.009 (and states 1 or 2 points either way is fine).Tomorrow it will
have been in t...
Posted in thread: Bottling - Sugar direct in the bottle? on 04-12-2009 at 09:53 AM
Right, thanks... that's all I needed. I'm gonna bin the sugar in the bottle technique and put
the dissolved solution in the empty bottling bucket. Thanks.
Posted in thread: Bottling - Sugar direct in the bottle? on 04-12-2009 at 06:57 AM
I am soon to bottle my second brew. I've done all the searches and just have one niggle.I was
going to simply put half a teaspoon of sugar direct in each bottle. I could be confident then
that each bo...
Posted in thread: Kegged beer has gone flat on 04-11-2009 at 04:24 PM
I'll have a got at that as well. I suppose it's all about experimentation. Although I think I
will bottle my next lot.