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Posted in thread: Fermentation Halt on 07-20-2013 at 03:44 PM
Wow, I never thought of a beer as a weather predictor but now that you mention it we did have a
big storm, with a 20 degree temperature drop, last night. Yet another wonderful advantage to
Posted in thread: Fermentation Halt on 07-19-2013 at 10:36 PM
I've run into a setback while brewing my Irish Red. My thermometer stopped working while
boiling the wort so I was unable to read the temp of the wort when I pitched the yeast. The
carboy was warm, bu...
Posted in thread: Brown sugar in my irish red on 07-12-2013 at 05:36 PM
Hey everyone,I'm working on an Irish red brewed with molasses and some dark rum to the bottling
bucket to taste. I was wondering about adding some light brown sugar to the bottling bucket as
well for ...
Posted in thread: how much corn sugar on 07-11-2013 at 06:19 PM
How much corn sugar should I use when bottling my Irish Red Ale to get it to style? 4
Posted in thread: Rainwater on 07-10-2013 at 05:56 AM
I was planning on hanging the drape in the middle of an empty field held up by 4 posts on each
corner. I would then cut a small hole in the middle of the drape, attach a sheet of muslin
cloth under th...
Posted in thread: Irish Red with rum on 07-08-2013 at 07:50 AM
I'm thinking of adding some oak chips soaked with rum to a 5 gallon batch of basic irish red.
When should I add the chips and how long should I let everything sit to get a best flavor?
Also, how many ...
Posted in thread: Secondary fermentation on 07-08-2013 at 01:45 AM
I'm new to brewing and a tad short on cash. I would like to try brewing a fruit beer, but a lot
of the recipes I'm finding call for a secondary fermenter. Could I siphon my beer from my
primary (6 gal...
Posted in thread: Carbonating on 07-07-2013 at 01:56 AM
Yooper, when you say .75 volumes and 4.5 volumes do you mean .75 ounces and 4.5 ounces corn
sugar per gallon or is it a measure of CO2 levels? I just wanted to clarify. What would be the
Posted in thread: Rainwater on 07-07-2013 at 01:46 AM
I work in a hospital so I have access to sterile drapes that I was planning to use to make a
large, sterile catch basin in a large field to prevent run off. Also, I'm in Vermont so there
isn't a lot o...
Posted in thread: Flat beer on 07-07-2013 at 01:37 AM
Thanks for all the responses. I think I'm going to just enjoy the beer I have left. I think
it's really good, just a little flat. Enoch's post has me a bit worried about adding anything
to the bottles...