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Posted in thread: Foggy Carboys on 08-03-2012 at 06:00 PM
I'm assuming your carboy has dried and you are not just looking at condensation. I had a
similar experience when I let some water/straight A cleaner soak overnight. It looked exactly
like the haze my ...
Posted in thread: Did I mess up my first Lager? on 03-11-2011 at 08:08 PM
Yummy!!!!Too much worrying for nothing. Kegged it up, carbed @ 25PSI for 3 days at
38*F....Backed it down to serving pressure and waited a few more days.Poured a
glass...mmmm.Took a liter to a club me...
Posted in thread: New From Central PA on 02-03-2011 at 01:13 PM
This is the place to find everything you ever wanted to know about making your own....but 45
min to chill a partial boil...not too bad. I screwed up my first by dumping 2-3 gallons of 200F
wort into 5...
Posted in thread: apricot heff extract gone bad on 01-25-2011 at 06:24 PM
I made an IPA...added approx. 3 oz of apricot extract to the keg and transferred on top of it.
Force carbed it and a few days later, tasted pretty good, but still "green". A month later,
bottled a few...
Posted in thread: New From Central PA on 01-21-2011 at 06:40 PM
I need to meet your friends. Just the two carboys are worth close to $80
Posted in thread: New From Central PA on 01-21-2011 at 02:01 PM
Hey Alan...welcome from Mount Joy. I assume you are extract brewing. Check out Boscovs, they
run sales quite regularly on their stainless stock pots. A friend of mine just picked up a 16
or 20 Qt pot ...
Posted in thread: Did I mess up my first Lager? on 01-12-2011 at 03:11 PM
So on Monday night (1 week later), any sign of possible fermentation was gone. The "bubbler" in
the airlock was no longer floating on a pocket of CO2 and was resting on the vent tube. I
figured, it's ...
Posted in thread: Did I mess up my first Lager? on 01-06-2011 at 04:13 PM
dcp27....I waited to move to 55F for a couple of reasons:1 - my LHBS "easy lager" instructions
said to do it this way2 - I assumed that following these instructions were a means get the
yeast going qu...
Posted in thread: Did I mess up my first Lager? on 01-06-2011 at 04:00 AM
Thanks Dave1550...I did have active fermentation less than 24 hours after I pitched the yeast
(while at room temp). Activity stopped after I moved the fermenter to my 55*F closet. Right now
my only ga...
Posted in thread: Did I mess up my first Lager? on 01-06-2011 at 03:25 AM
Brewing a Dunkel, my first lager (several ales without any problems)7 lbs light malt extract3/4
lb Belgian cara 451/2 lb crystal 80L3 oz chocolate malt2 oz German hersbrucker hops 7 HBU
(bittering) 1 ...