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Posted in thread: FG Reading on 02-11-2008 at 03:43 PM
Feb. 06- Brewed an English Ale. OG was 1.050 at 75F. I've had some concerns because there was
no visible signs of fermentation this past week. No activity in the air lock. I was seriously
Posted in thread: Will this work?? on 01-21-2008 at 06:48 PM
2 gallon boil...add 1oz. 6.9AAU Cascade and 6.6# LME. Boil 55 minutes...add 1oz. 6.0AAU
Cascade. Boil additional 5 minutes. My plan is to achieve a "cold break" as quickly as possible
to avoid "chill ...
Posted in thread: Will this work?? on 01-21-2008 at 07:12 AM
I have an idea. I had a "chill haze" problem with my Pale Ale. I was told that this was caused
by not dropping the wort temperature quick enough. This is my plan...I have a medium size box
that I have...
Posted in thread: Shortage Problems on 09-13-2007 at 07:36 PM
I just bottled my second batch. With the first bottling, I was only able to fill 24 of the
22oz. size. The same happened on my second batch. If my math is correct...5 gallons of beer
should produce 29...
Posted in thread: Crushed Crystal Malt? on 09-06-2007 at 02:53 AM
1.)What is its purpose? 2.)When I steep it for 20 minutes the wort turns to an amber. Can I
steep it for 10 to produce a lighter color?3.)Do I really need the crushed crystal malt?I
started my 2nd bat...
Posted in thread: Concerns from a Newbie on 08-29-2007 at 02:31 AM
Did you follow the directions EXACTLY as printed? If so, did you bottle after ONE week of
fermenting or did you use a secondary fermenter? Honestly, I'm very concerned. I don't want to
spend 6 weeks p...
Posted in thread: Concerns from a Newbie on 08-29-2007 at 12:55 AM
At this website you wil find the complete brewing instructions. If any of you have a minute,
please read through it and tell me what you think.This is what I've been going by...ThanksSkip
Posted in thread: Concerns from a Newbie on 08-28-2007 at 11:24 PM
I honestly appreciate all the advice and help. It is hard to wait, no doubt!! However,
considering this is my first and many of you have been doing this for years, I have decided to
rack this to the b...
Posted in thread: Concerns from a Newbie on 08-28-2007 at 09:58 PM
This is the Brewer's Best German Oktoberfest kit. The instructions state..."Bubbling will slow
down significantly then stop completely after 3-7 days. When bubbling has stopped, remove the
Posted in thread: Concerns from a Newbie on 08-28-2007 at 02:11 AM
I really appreciate both your responses. My mind is at ease now. Today (Aug. 27) I did a
gravity check. FG 1.012 all is well. Bottling day is this Wed. 29th. I sipped on about 4oz,
just to check for a...