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Posted in thread: Question about steeping on 04-01-2013 at 10:22 PM
I am new to brewing... so... I should be bringing my water to temp then adding my grains to
steep. And how long do you keep them in for at that temp. I saw above someone said they just
let the temp fa...
Posted in thread: Fermenting in Kegs on 08-04-2012 at 06:21 PM
Thanks for the great advice. After attempting this I've decided that next time I will Primary
as usual then rack to the keg for secondary. I saw those carboy caps that you can "pressureize"
Posted in thread: Fermenting in Kegs on 07-30-2012 at 05:25 PM
Alright here's a question. I saw a video on YouTube that gave me the idea to ferment in kegs. I
am doing a five gallon batch of an IPA and after my primate was done I tried what the guy in
the video s...
Posted in thread: Help I'm new and need help!!! on 05-05-2012 at 08:12 PM
Some yeasts throw off sulfur smells during fermentation. Ride it out... it should go
away.Another question. I had planned on racking to my secondary tomorrow. I still have a strong
fermentation. I am ...
Posted in thread: Help I'm new and need help!!! on 05-04-2012 at 12:28 AM
Alright I need more help. I am 2 days into fermenting what is supposed to be my apricot wheet.
I am having what I think is going to be a big problem. Here's the recipie. 1 lb 2 row pale
malt1 lb malte...
Posted in thread: Apricot Ale on 05-01-2012 at 10:49 PM
I can't help much with the formulation, but I recommend apricot puree over extract. In my
experience it has a much more natural taste. I used 3.3lbs I believe (one can) in primary.
Although I think mo...
Posted in thread: Help I'm new and need help!!! on 05-01-2012 at 02:51 PM
Be sure to check your wort temp when you do your gravity check, the higher the temp, the lower
your gravity will read. Most hydrometers come with a chart showing how many gravity points to
add if your...
Posted in thread: Apricot Ale on 04-30-2012 at 07:34 PM
Thank you I was leaning towards puree this might change my mind
Posted in thread: Apricot Ale on 04-30-2012 at 07:33 PM
I've already been making changes;Changed beer type to Weizen/Weissbier and used Cascade 0.5 oz
each @ 60, 30 and 5 minutes
Posted in thread: Apricot Ale on 04-30-2012 at 07:19 PM
Alright, it sounds like Apricot Ales are quite popular so I would like to try my best at one.
So here it is I am new at designing beers so any and all comments will be appreciated. It's
going to be a ...