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Posted in thread: Am I doing this Lager thing right? on 09-22-2016 at 12:26 AM
My OG was at 1.055...I added about a gallon and a half with about 20 minutes left in the boil
to assure that I had enough wort to make 5 gallons ( I'm still not good at calculating how much
boil off a...
Posted in thread: Am I doing this Lager thing right? on 09-21-2016 at 09:36 PM
This is my 1st attempt at brewing a lager and have been reading lots...just would like to
clarify with some of you more experienced brewers if I am follwing the right process.The recipe
is 6# munich 1...
Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 09-06-2016 at 06:08 PM
My first homemade hefe!
Posted in thread: I HATE my Johnsonville A419!!! on 08-01-2016 at 01:29 AM
So I took it back to my home brew shop today...defective! He took it apart and messed with a
few things then tried it out on his cooler...did not work, had to go to the other home brew
shop that s abo...
Posted in thread: I HATE my Johnsonville A419!!! on 07-31-2016 at 02:59 PM
I have had this plugged in and working somewhat fine for a week now...(I say somewhat because
I've had it set at 68 with a 1 diff and keep finding at 59 degrees) but to have it drop down to
Posted in thread: I HATE my Johnsonville A419!!! on 07-31-2016 at 03:31 AM
I guess I'm such a noob that I don't know how to answer that....Truthfully, I don't know the
difference. I'm just going to go off of simplicity and ask: If I'm a chest freezer and I am
designed to ONL...
Posted in thread: I HATE my Johnsonville A419!!! on 07-31-2016 at 03:09 AM
So I spent part of last night and more than 5+ hours today brewing a nice batch of HEFE that I
planned on adding some peaches to next week after primary fermentation was settled.Throw
everything in th...
Posted in thread: What happened to my krausen? on 07-19-2016 at 09:50 PM
I wish I would have read your post about raising the temp slowly...lol, I set the temp on the
controller to 68 and now it sitting at 64. You'd think being in Florida 90+ degree heat this
would have no...
Posted in thread: What happened to my krausen? on 07-19-2016 at 08:42 PM
Thanks for the quick responses, I used nottingham. The original recipe calls for 7 days in the
primary then 14 in the secondary...could this really be done after 3 & 1/2? I guess I should
take a readi...
Posted in thread: What happened to my krausen? on 07-19-2016 at 08:26 PM
I brewed lil sparkys Nut Brown Ale on Sat and put it in the carboy. It appeared to b doing
pretty good building a small krausen. I noticed last night that my Johnson controller that is
set for 66 degr...