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  • Posted in thread: Cider smells like Cat Pee on 07-05-2015 at 06:12 PM
    Bryan-Yuck! That sucks, man. Without a doubt, you have something funky going on. My first
    question (bear with me) is did a cat in fact pee in your brew? Hey, it could happen. The only
    reason I ask is ...

  • Posted in thread: Can/When will bottled beer go bad? on 07-05-2015 at 05:44 PM
    Skillafizer-The answer depends on a lot of other variables. First, and perhaps most important,
    variable is your sanitation method. If you run a clean, well sanitized brewing process, your
    beer will ha...

  • Posted in thread: Easy Splitting Batch Ideas {2.5 vs 5} gals on 02-21-2014 at 09:51 PM
    1BigBear-Nice! Here's my $0.02:I started on Mr. Beer so the one who taught me just halved the
    standard 5 gal recipe. Seriously, everything was halved with the exception of the yeast. See,
    back then I ...

  • Posted in thread: Sulfur Smell ???? on 02-21-2014 at 09:12 PM
    MSamu-Don't fret too much. Some yeast strains do produce more sulfur smell than others. Each
    time I use California Ale Yeast (YLP-051 IIRC) I get a sulfur smell. You are correct; lager
    yeast is notori...

  • Posted in thread: Cloudy vs clumpy on 02-06-2014 at 10:46 PM
    I know it has fallen out of style in the past 10 years but have you thought about siphoning
    your brew into a secondary for some additional clearing time? If not, the same process takes
    place in your b...

  • Posted in thread: Cleaning Mistake on 11-02-2013 at 03:17 PM
    I have been there too. I used apple-scented Dawn. Not only did my head retention suck, but I
    also had a nasty apple-scented off-flavor. Yuck!!!I switched to unscented dish soap and super
    hot water. I ...

  • Posted in thread: Fruit extract question on 11-02-2013 at 03:05 PM
    You want to add it to the bottom of the bottling bucket with the priming sugar. Then siphon
    your beer on top of the mixture. This mixes it evenly without agitating or adding air to your
    brew. There sh...

  • Posted in thread: Is it OK to add water to the secondary keg before bottling? on 10-30-2013 at 03:27 PM
    Again, totally your decision. However, if you decide to add water, WAIT! Wait until after
    fermentation has stopped. When in doubt, wait another week. The best way to tell is by
    measuring the specific ...

  • Posted in thread: Brown sugar used for priming on 10-30-2013 at 03:20 PM
    Oops, I meant Moose. My bad...Cheers!

  • Posted in thread: Brown sugar used for priming on 10-30-2013 at 03:19 PM
    Great website and awesome resource. I am adding it to my bookmarks. Thanks fire9883!-Ritalin

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