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Posted in thread: A fly in my airlock?! on 10-24-2011 at 01:32 PM
I'd pull the airlock,cover the grommeted hole temporarily,& clean it out. Refill with some
cheap vodka. Flies do carry germs I wouldn't want getting sucked back into the brew in the
event of a negativ...
Posted in thread: A fly in my airlock?! on 10-24-2011 at 02:47 AM
Today I found a (dead) bug/fly in the water in my airlock! This beer has been in primary for 8
days now, and I've been checking the airlock at minimum once per day, so I know he's not been
in there fo...
Posted in thread: McAustin's Mocha Stout (w/cold-brewed coffee) on 10-16-2011 at 02:55 PM
Okay, so I've got a minor problem here. I walked out of the brew shop with 5lbs of Light DME,
not 6lbs of Dark DME.Given that the steeping grains are accurate, how would the change to 5lbs
Light DME a...
Posted in thread: McAustin's Mocha Stout (w/cold-brewed coffee) on 10-16-2011 at 02:33 PM
Brewing this one again today. I can't wait.
Posted in thread: Kieran the Irish Immigrant American Amber Ale on 04-18-2010 at 02:59 PM
Your wort probably wasn't mixed thoroughly. Expect ~6.2%.Yeah, that's probably it. I took the
sample from my filtering/bottling bucket before I transferred it to my Carboy (where I shook
the hell out...
Posted in thread: Kieran the Irish Immigrant American Amber Ale on 04-17-2010 at 11:34 PM
So I went to make my second batch of this today. Everything was fine until I tested my OG:
1.082. I realized I used 4lbs of Pale LME by accident instead of 3.3. It shouldn't affect my
hop efficiency m...
Posted in thread: Kieran the Irish Immigrant American Amber Ale on 06-06-2009 at 03:50 PM
I'm not at all surprised. When I brewed it, this beer appealed to many people.
Posted in thread: Kieran the Irish Immigrant American Amber Ale on 04-01-2009 at 05:08 PM
Since I never followed up...I hit both the OG and FG right on the money.This is a good beer.
It's got a very strong taste and meets the description/expectations of the beer fantastically.
As such, I w...
Posted in thread: How much burned extract is too much? on 01-09-2009 at 02:12 PM
As a side question (AKA threadjack), this happened to me yesterday as well on a different beer.
How do you get those scorch marks off the inside bottom of the kettle?Following up here,
putting some ox...
Posted in thread: "Old Bog Road" Brown Ale (Pm or Extract w/grain) on 01-08-2009 at 04:57 PM
This came out quite well for me. Not too malty..a very easy drinker. Had too many new year's
eve, in fact.