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Posted in thread: Test Out Brewing for $12 equipment outlay on 09-21-2012 at 02:21 PM
I scored a big 6 gallon bucket. How about fermenting 2 gallon in a 6 gallon bucket? It it too
much head space for 28 days in there?
Posted in thread: Best Way to Clean Bottles? on 02-06-2012 at 02:21 PM
Whatever you do, don't over apply oxyclean to clean them. The film dust will coat the bottles
and make you paranoid. My Oxiclean jar says to never let oxiclean dry on anything, perhaps that
is what ca...
Posted in thread: Is my beer ruined? on 01-26-2012 at 01:15 AM
Priming sugar would only add about 0.002 to your gravity. so 1.048 to 1.014 = 4.46% ABVminus
the 0.002 is 1.012 as the FG for 4.73% ABV minus the 0.002 again once the sugar is gone is
1.010 for 4.99% ...
Posted in thread: Is my beer ruined? on 01-25-2012 at 11:58 PM
In my excitement to bottle my first batch of beer, I racked over my priming sugar before taking
a final gravity reading. :oThe measured FG was 1.014. The final volume was 5.8 US Gallon (22
Posted in thread: Homebrewtalk Carboy Cleaner Giveaway on 11-28-2011 at 01:46 PM
My wife says I need to spend more time with her for some reason, but I need to clean my
carboys. If I had a "Carboy Cleaner" I would no longer have to choose, I could do both. Please
save my marriage,...
Posted in thread: Better Bottles in Ottawa Canada????? on 11-08-2011 at 03:41 PM
It's been a few years, did the situation change?I'm considering getting a better bottle, but
the best source I found wants $12 to ship it. A local source in or around Ottawa would be
Posted in thread: 1st mead not starting on 09-08-2011 at 12:51 PM
Thank you for the advice, So I went back to the store that sold me the ec-1118 and got some
energizer and some nutrient. One jar just list amino acid and minerals as the ingredients. Fine
Posted in thread: 1st mead not starting on 09-07-2011 at 02:53 PM
Hi,I have successfully made 5-6 batches of kit wine 15 years ago, but this is my first batch of
mead.I started with:~1.2kg of honey (1 bottle plus a squeeze from a second)water to bring it up