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Posted in thread: Any way to speed up the brew day? on 04-22-2013 at 02:54 PM
It takes me, from heating up my sparge water, to cleaning out my keggle at the end, 7 hours to
do a 10 gallon batch. I know I can do a few things to speed up the process (like getting a
Posted in thread: i forgot to bottle my homebrew. 6 weeks into it. drink it? or dump it? on 06-11-2012 at 02:22 PM
6 weeks brewing is a long time. It usually takes me a few hours.
Posted in thread: Which hops for dry hopping pale ale? on 06-14-2011 at 10:18 PM
So you mean none of those aside from the Chinook? I'll just split the ounce of Chinook between
the two carboys then....
Posted in thread: Which hops for dry hopping pale ale? on 06-14-2011 at 09:20 PM
And what would be your 2nd choice? I only have an ounce of Chinook and this is a 10 gallon
Posted in thread: Which hops for dry hopping pale ale? on 06-14-2011 at 07:38 PM
I brewed the West Coast Pale ale from austinhomebrew. I have some extra hops lying around
(Perle, Tettnang, Spalt, Fuggle, Hallertau, Chinook, Hersbrucker) and was wondering which one
of these would b...
Posted in thread: Final gravity too high? on 02-20-2011 at 03:43 PM
8 days is too short of time. I've had beers drop to the proper gravity after 2 months in
primary. Check it later.
Posted in thread: Beer Fg coming out high consistently. on 02-17-2011 at 12:05 AM
Also, when are you checking your beer? I have had issues with high FG as well since I have a
cold house but I've found that if I keep my beer on the yeast longer, it eventually goes down.
I brewed a 1...
Posted in thread: Reusing yeast cake on 11-20-2010 at 05:24 PM
I have yeast in a growler from a previous 5 gallon batch (pale ale). Brewing a porter now and
want to reuse this yeast. I poured the trub and yeast into the growler (wasn't that much hop
Posted in thread: How to remove this Diacetyl? on 10-23-2010 at 07:29 PM
Yes, leave it on the yeast cake at room temperature until the diacetyl is gone- it will NOT
improve with lagering and may worsen. If it's not getting better in a day or two longer, you
could try gentl...
Posted in thread: How to remove this Diacetyl? on 10-21-2010 at 12:27 AM
Had an octoberfest fermenting at 55 degrees. Brought the temp up to room temp near the end of
fermentation for a diacetyl test. I've just tasted the beer after 4 days and I taste
butter.Should I leave...