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  • Posted in thread: Blueberry Bomb on 11-19-2012 at 04:16 PM
    As this was my first attempt at a non kit brew it didn't come out like I thought it would. Was
    slightly on the bitter side but still had a decent flavor and color. I would try to add maybe
    some honey ...

  • Posted in thread: Star san on 08-06-2012 at 12:25 PM
    What is your process when bottling? Do you add the two cap fills with 6 gals o water in a 6.5
    gallon bucket, then soak the whole bottle in the bucket? Or do you just pour in the
    sanitizer?After you pu...

  • Posted in thread: Star san on 08-06-2012 at 12:24 PM
    That shouldn't be a problem, I over dilute mine also (by about half a gallon) and have had no
    problem maintaining the proper ph level of the sanitizer. My guess is maybe the bottles were
    not clean to ...

  • Posted in thread: Star san on 08-05-2012 at 03:50 PM
    Here is a picture of one of the bottles. As far as the mix ratio I followed the directions
    almost exactly may have been more water than required but not much.

  • Posted in thread: Star san on 08-05-2012 at 01:06 PM
    I recently bought star san to sanitize my bottles. I never used it before and the guy at the
    store said it was a NO RINSE. So taking him at his word I didn't rinse. Well needless to say
    every bottle I...

  • Posted in thread: Twist off bottles? on 07-23-2012 at 11:40 AM
    I uses mostly twist off bottles and have never had any issues. I have been trying to weed them
    out but it is tough

  • Posted in thread: Still fermenting! on 06-10-2012 at 01:59 PM
    I bought this thing called the THIEF for taking samples to test the gravity. Works especially
    well when taking samples from a carboy

  • Posted in thread: Fermenting on 06-10-2012 at 01:56 PM
    So I brewed a Coopers Mexican Cerveza last week and the directions said it will be ready to
    bottle in 6 days. Here it is day 7 and the air lock is still bubbling. I added a package of
    Brew Enhancer 2 ...

  • Posted in thread: Spent the day brewing on 06-04-2012 at 12:20 AM
    Spent the day brewing. Got 5 gal of a Mexican Cervesa and 5 gal of English Bitter in the
    primaries. I have another 2 weeks before I can bottle the 5 gal of High Octane IPA that is in
    the secondary, wh...

  • Posted in thread: Glass Carboys on 05-13-2012 at 10:34 PM
    HELP!!!!!! :confused::confused:I was recently given 3 glass carboys. 2 -6 gal and 1-5 gal.
    There is residue on the insides that I can't seem to get out. I soaked in hot bleach water and
    brushed out wh...