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Posted in thread: Getting in to it, but a few questions on 01-06-2014 at 04:21 PM
The dextrose shouldn't have any effect on the over all color of your beer. (I've never used it
so I can't be certain). You can't change the color of your current beer since adding anything
will put yo...
Posted in thread: Getting in to it, but a few questions on 01-06-2014 at 01:05 PM
The reading went from 1.050 to 1.044 in those 5 days. We've got more yeast if its worth
adding.CaramaltEnglish Goldings HopsBrew Sugar (Dextrose)Make 'tea' with caramalt for 25
minutes @ 70cRemove gra...
Posted in thread: Getting in to it, but a few questions on 01-06-2014 at 08:30 AM
Regarding your current brew --1. What temperature are you storing them at? Keep in mind, if
they are refrigerated, they won't carbonate very quickly because the yeast is largely
inactive.2. What is th...
Posted in thread: Getting in to it, but a few questions on 01-05-2014 at 01:21 PM
My dad and I are on our 9th brew, some have been better than others. The most recent has been
in the bottles for 6 weeks and are still flat and cloudy, is there something we can do? or
test?A few more...
Posted in thread: Filtering beer into bottles on 09-18-2013 at 03:07 PM
Oxidation by it falling into a filter you mean? Is there any other ways to do it?
Posted in thread: Filtering beer into bottles on 09-18-2013 at 01:22 PM
So we're about to start our 5th homebrew now, this time we've made sure we will fit the little
bottler tap, so we no longer need to syphon it out.Previously we would use a syphon hose
(attached to the...
Posted in thread: OG readings and ABV on 08-13-2013 at 04:47 PM
Top stuff. Lesson learnt! I'll stir the next batch. A good excuse to get an other up and
running ASAP!Thanks again all.
Posted in thread: OG readings and ABV on 08-13-2013 at 02:39 PM
You know, I did contemplate the whole US/UK gallons. I assumed it was UK gallons, as that
equals 23 litres, which is standard here for the kit brew. I need to learn not to assume!Does
the final readin...
Posted in thread: OG readings and ABV on 08-13-2013 at 01:34 PM
C-66, very kind of you. Batch 1: We followed this to a T:
www.homebrewtalk.com/f69/all-amarillo-ipa-28517/, so 7lbs in 23litres total brew (measured in
the FV).Batch 2: 27.3 litres total. Using 8.44lb...
Posted in thread: OG readings and ABV on 08-13-2013 at 01:04 PM
Ah, I see. Well we didn't mix it up once we topped it up. But imagined putting in water from a
tap would do that. The second batch we up-scaled to 6 gallons, to get the most out of the FV.
But we also...