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Posted in thread: bottle cap sanitize on 01-19-2010 at 12:31 AM
I was planning on bottling by 4th batch of beer tomorrow. (Honey Weiss) But I'm all out of
sanitizer and don't want to drive an hour to get more. I have my bottles in the oven after a
thorough rinse w...
Posted in thread: Does this make sense? on 03-22-2009 at 12:08 AM
I made my first batch of beer 2-3 months ago. It was a Nut Brown Ale. I used Munton's Carb
Tablets. The directions say use 3 tabs for light carbonation, 4 tabs for normal carbonation,
and 5 tablets fo...
Posted in thread: What kit should I try first? on 02-19-2009 at 10:03 PM
I made a Nut Brown Ale from Northern Brewer for my first time.Here's how they describe
it...*Nut Brown Ale - Extract KitOG: 1044 / Ready: 5 weeksStyled after southern English brown
ales, our Nut Brown...
Posted in thread: Cream ale on 02-11-2009 at 12:47 AM
I have a cream ale in my primary. It was weird when I was making it because the malt stuff you
add seemed almost like the malted milk stuff you put in malts.
Posted in thread: So...I just popped open my first home brew on 02-11-2009 at 12:38 AM
It was....a Nut Brown Ale.It had.....a good fizz when I opened it (but that quickly
faded)But...it had only been bottled for 1 1/2 weeks (I know...you're supposed to wait
longer)And...it was only a ha...
Posted in thread: mini mash on 02-09-2009 at 01:09 AM
Hi. I'm new. I've only brewed 2 batches and I am still waiting for them to be ready. My first
was a Nut Brown Ale. It had a bag of grains that I had to steep in water then take out and add
the hops an...
Posted in thread: Confessions of a bad brewer... on 02-06-2009 at 02:10 AM
My confession......OG, FG, hydrometer, refractwhatever, DME, attentuation, mash, partial mash,
cold crashing, dry hopping.....huh???? What???? I just wanna make beer. Just follow the
Posted in thread: Lemongrass Hefe on 02-03-2009 at 10:15 PM
Oh. That sounds yummy. Got a recipe? Or did you buy a kit? If so, from where? That sounds like
my 3rd batch just waiting to be brewed...
Posted in thread: Holy Bejeez! Had the last of my first batch the other night on 02-03-2009 at 02:51 AM
I'm getting sick of buying beer when I have 10 gallons sitting in my closet-5 gallons which
were bottled a week ago and 5 which are still in the primary. Buying all these import beers for
Posted in thread: Is my bottled beer ok? on 02-01-2009 at 09:26 PM
Ok. I'm new. I only bottled my 1st batch last weekend. But, when I was checking around here to
see about using the carbonation tablets that I had bought, I read that you can end up with