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Posted in thread: 20 lb of sugar and a jar of yeast nutrient on 03-11-2013 at 02:25 AM
Haven't read through the entire thread however I thought I should tell people about my
experience in case it can help anyone :)I used crosby and bakers yeast energizer since my LHBS
didn't have pure D...
Posted in thread: German Alt Beer yeast question on 12-28-2012 at 03:52 AM
Basement is finished and heated so that wouldn't help anything, and garage is too
cold/temperature varies too much :( The yeast that they recommend is an ale yeast: it looks
like it goes up to 68 wh...
Posted in thread: German Alt Beer yeast question on 12-28-2012 at 02:03 AM
I don't have a lagering setup, but the kit doesn't call for one. I am thinking I will set this
up against a cold window out to the porch to try to keep it as cool as possible while
Posted in thread: German Alt Beer yeast question on 12-27-2012 at 07:35 AM
I got a northern brewer German Alt Beer kit for x-mas. Should be fun, not something I would
have thought of trying on my own :mug: Question is, it came with dry S-05 ale yeast. The
instructions say th...
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 12-18-2012 at 06:10 PM
I have used concentrate, most of the cheap apple juice you use is actually from concentrate
Posted in thread: Should i use Cane sugar at all? on 12-13-2012 at 06:12 AM
So can you guys elaborate more what flavors candi syrup, medium and dark candi sugar will
impart?Also, if you take a recipe with (pulling numbers out of the air) 6 lbs of amber malt
extract and brew i...
Posted in thread: Graff only has a VERY light carbonation at 2 weeks on 12-13-2012 at 03:40 AM
I tried to prime my gallon batch of half Heffeweizen/half graff with about 1/3 cup of apple
juice concentrate. It didn't seem to carb much at all and they are at the 2-3 week mark in the
bottle. I lef...
Posted in thread: What are the essential grains? I need 4-1 gallon SMASH recipies on 12-07-2012 at 05:28 PM
Thanks for the suggestions! I suppose I would want to use just a basic clean fermenting yeast
for these so I am not comparing yeast flavors. Any suggestions on that? Nottingham,
so4/s05?While I could ...
Posted in thread: What are the essential grains? I need 4-1 gallon SMASH recipies on 12-06-2012 at 06:15 AM
I am a beginning brewer with a few ciders , graffs, and beers under my belt. I have done a few
of them partial mash and I am ready for some all grain. I just bottled 4-1 gal carboys (and 2-5
Posted in thread: How to fix too tart cider? on 12-05-2012 at 05:02 PM
I haven't ever left it in the carboy for an extended amount of time, I usually let it age in
the bottles as I hate tying the carboy up as well. Is the rotten part a taste or a mild smell?
If its a sul...