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Posted in thread: What is a partial mash? on 03-25-2013 at 10:55 PM
I'm confused. What is the difference between an extract kit and a partial mash?.. I've been
using brewers best kits for my home brewing, these r extract kits ??, or is it a partial mash
kit?.. These k...
Posted in thread: How to get rid of gunk in your pot before putting it in primary? on 03-25-2013 at 12:32 AM
I recently did a brewers best amber ale kit. It's a partial mash kit, I think is the term.
After I boiled all ingredients and cooled the pot, it was time for me to transfer the beer to
my primary pail...
Posted in thread: How much sugar do u add to prime a 5 gal batch? on 02-21-2013 at 11:38 PM
I just bought a bottling bucket and am going to prime my 5 gal batch soon. I know your supposed
to boil 2 cups of water, then add sugar, then mix it all together with the beer in the bottling
Posted in thread: Can u put a 2 gal brew in a 5 gal pail? on 12-19-2012 at 09:46 PM
I'm a newbie and want to experiment with a few things, so I want to do some 2 gal batches
rather than maybe wasting a 5 gal batch. So would there be any issues if I put a 2 gal brew in
a 5 gal pail?. ...
Posted in thread: What is the purpose of... on 11-20-2012 at 05:43 PM
I have a 5gl pail for my primary and that's it.. I've done 2 brews and going to add equipment.
What is the purpose of a secondary and a bottling bucket?. And are they both just pails, or
carboys, as w...
Posted in thread: Question about brew belt on 11-16-2012 at 08:54 PM
I have beer in my primary fermenting in my basement, which is cooler then anywhere else in my
house, with a brew belt, to keep it at a decent temp. The last time I did this particular beer
kit it 2.5 ...
Posted in thread: Beer not fizzy enough on 11-13-2012 at 09:45 PM
My beer in the primary took about 2.5 weeks, then I bottled. I used 3/4 tsp dextrose sugar to
each 500 ml bottle. I let them sit in my basement for about 2 weeks and tried them. There was
some fizz bu...
Posted in thread: How long will beer last in a plastic bottle or glass? on 11-13-2012 at 02:22 AM
I'm a newbie home brewer. I bought a number of screw top plastic bottles. I was wondering if I
decide to age beer how long would beer last in a plastic bottle versus a glass capped bottle?.
I plan to ...
Posted in thread: Taste is way off on 11-04-2012 at 12:40 AM
I used this beer makers kit. That sanitizer came with it without instructions; it was a powder.
I put the whole packet( which was rather small) in a half a sink of water. I did use mostly tap
Posted in thread: Taste is way off on 11-03-2012 at 11:17 PM
Just opened my first bottle of my first brew and it is not great tasting at all. Now I do think
I should put it back on a shelf for a week because it doesn't seem too well carbonated. But it
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