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Posted in thread: Caribou Slobber - boozy finish on 01-20-2013 at 03:12 AM
What yeast strain and what are the temp ranges for that strain?Remember too that active ferm
may raise the wort temp significantly versus the ambient temp."Boozy" might be fusel alcohols
which can be ...
Posted in thread: Caribou Slobber - boozy finish on 01-20-2013 at 02:00 AM
It was fermenting in the range of 64f to 68f.
Posted in thread: Caribou Slobber - boozy finish on 01-20-2013 at 01:32 AM
I did a one gallon batch of the NB Caribou Slobber. Two weeks in primary and 3 weeks in the
bottle and then 48 hours in the fridge. Since I've never had it before, I found it a bit boozy
in the finish...
Posted in thread: Aha! Opened my first Caribou Slobber on 01-05-2013 at 04:14 PM
Thanks for the tips! I look forward to trying another after several more weeks of conditioning.
Posted in thread: Aha! Opened my first Caribou Slobber on 01-05-2013 at 02:14 AM
My very first 1 gallon batch has been in the bottle one week as of tonight. I opened one up
because curiosity got the better of me. To my surprise, it was nicely carbonated and actually
smelled like b...
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I wouldn't think so. I noticed that it takes quite some time to dissolve. Maybe I have the
water temp wrong. Or do you even need to let it fully dissolve before it's effective?
Posted in thread: Woohoo! My 2nd brew is in primary! on 01-02-2013 at 02:16 AM
How do you like your 1 gal kit I debated getting that one?I like it. It's great while I'm
learning (and I'm sure learning is an ongoing thing) and it doesn't take up so much room that
SWMBO gets irrit...
Posted in thread: Woohoo! My 2nd brew is in primary! on 01-01-2013 at 11:21 PM
Brewed a NB Sierra Madre 1 Gallon extract kit the other day. I was a bit worried about the
yeast. When I pitched it, the stuff just kinda sank and that was it for a day or two. This
morning I woke up ...
Posted in thread: first brew day is tomorrow, any tips? on 12-30-2012 at 04:41 AM
Welcome. I'm new to brewing (I use extract in 1 gallon batches) and new to this forum so I
don't have too much advice about brewing to give you. I can impart some wisdom that I learned
back in grade s...