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Posted in thread: Raging Red Irish Red Ale on 12-20-2013 at 08:19 PM
The 1st batch I screwed up has been bottled about 3 weeks. It's settled down a bit to be
drinkable, but not by much. :-)Made 2nd batch last night. Mashed at 156 and used 12 oz. honey.
OG is 1.058. Rea...
Posted in thread: FG too low? on 12-15-2013 at 01:50 AM
Thanks.The mash temp was too low. Hopefully still drinkable!
Posted in thread: FG too low? on 12-15-2013 at 01:39 AM
I didn't use a starter. Aireated with oxygen tank and a stone for 60 secs.
Posted in thread: FG too low? on 12-15-2013 at 01:38 AM
I was bit short on the mash temp. Brewed in the garage in Minnesota. Target was 152. I hit 150.
Everything else went smoothly.Yeast was white labs London ale WLP013.
Posted in thread: FG too low? on 12-15-2013 at 01:26 AM
I brewed an English bitter.Target OG 1.056. I hit 1.059Target FG 1.015. I hit 1.008I can taste
the alcohol in the hydrometer sample. Ugh.I know all sorts of reasons why I can fall short of
Posted in thread: torn between a 10 gallon or 15 gallon kettle on 12-10-2013 at 06:09 PM
I usually have about 7 gal. pre-boil and have a 10 gal. pot. This works fine but I do have to
kick it down a notch for a few seconds when adding hops to prevent boil over.Another vote for
the 15 gal. ...
Posted in thread: Raging Red Irish Red Ale on 12-07-2013 at 01:16 AM
24 oz. ..oops :-(
Posted in thread: Raging Red Irish Red Ale on 12-07-2013 at 12:39 AM
Mystic, I just popped one and it was a disaster. 100% operator error. Accidentally too much
honey. Never used honey before so I'm not sure if this will calm down with age.I'm definitely
brewing this a...
Posted in thread: Raging Red Irish Red Ale on 12-04-2013 at 08:08 PM
Bottled this last week. Color looks fantastic. I couldn't find a 1 lb bottle of honey so I
bought 24 oz. Forgot it was larger and dumped the whole thing in. Smell of honey is
overpowering. We'll see h...
Posted in thread: Beginners All Grain Equipment Question on 12-04-2013 at 12:16 AM
So I'm going to continue my newb questions on the Vorlauf process... How does this differ in
the 2 methods of sparging. I thought this was something done at the beginning pouring the
outbound liquid b...