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  • Posted in thread: Two batches with off taste, bitter, overcarbonation on 10-12-2013 at 06:08 AM
    When I open the bottle, half the contents foam out. What I can get into the glass has a bitter
    after taste and has more sediment than what went into the bottle. The longer the time in the
    bottle, the ...

  • Posted in thread: Help please on 01-19-2013 at 02:12 PM
    I would prefer to pour this one out and chalk it up to a learning experience, rather then
    invest more time into it only to turn out 5 gallons of undrinkable beer.Should I stay the
    course, or cut my lo...

  • Posted in thread: Need help please on 01-16-2013 at 02:29 PM
    How much fermentable sugar do I use during the end of boil?What do you mean by fermentable
    sugar at the end of the boil? Are you asking about adding sugar to the boil? If that the case
    then none. Your...

  • Posted in thread: Newbie to All Grain - Question on 01-16-2013 at 01:51 AM
    I think I'm planning on naming my brewery the splargery? Any thoughts?

  • Posted in thread: Newbie to All Grain - Question on 01-15-2013 at 10:29 PM
    lolI think that it is quite possible that I will never live this one down...Thanks for the
    advice. While it is tempting to think that I can at some point clone a perfect e.g., Chimay
    Red, I appreciate...

  • Posted in thread: Newbie to All Grain - Question on 01-15-2013 at 08:22 PM
    hhhaaaa. I was liking that too. Is this just a large sparge? Is a small one a smarge?I think I
    actually prefer the word "splarge". I propose we start using that instead.I would like to
    formally announ...

  • Posted in thread: Is StarSan foam in carboy bad? on 01-15-2013 at 02:56 AM
    it is important to rack your beer onto the foam quickly. exposed foam will attract
    goblins.Haha. Also I heard if you don't have any foam a mini sea monster like creatures swims
    around in the fermentin...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation temp to high on 01-14-2013 at 09:40 PM
    ^^Not quite. Many off flavors can be lowered below the threshold of human senses. Fusels being
    the easiest one. It's produced in small quantities like some of the others in a normal
    fermentation. but ...

  • Posted in thread: Is StarSan foam in carboy bad? on 01-14-2013 at 09:20 PM
    "swinging" and "carboy" just doesn't sound good in the same sentence. Sounds like flying glass
    shards to me.I agree. However it sounds like you tube gold! Hope he records it!

  • Posted in thread: Watery beer at bottling time on 01-13-2013 at 10:16 PM
    Btw, I did take one gravity measurement when I racked the beer to the secondary, and it read
    1.0. However, I didn't take the OG before pitching yeast and at the end. I'm curious next time
    to take this...