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Posted in thread: Bottled beer is low on carbonation after secondary fermenter on 12-26-2007 at 09:22 PM
An English bitter should have low carbonation. have very little head due to low
carbonation."Thanks for the post. If I added the same amount of priming sugar as I always do
wouldn't it produce the sa...
Posted in thread: Bottled beer is low on carbonation after secondary fermenter on 12-26-2007 at 02:34 AM
What yeast did you use? Some bitter yeasts - I'm thinking Wyeast 1968, Safale S-04 - are
extremely flocculant, that is to say, they fall out of your beer really well, leaving it nice
and clear. There ...
Posted in thread: first homebrew, possible problem or just paranoia on 12-26-2007 at 01:25 AM
Your beer sounds fine. 3 1/2 weeks might be an awful long time to leave a beer in the primary
fermenter depending on what kind of primary you are using. I know my 5 gallon plastic buckets
warn that an...
Posted in thread: Bottled beer is low on carbonation after secondary fermenter on 12-26-2007 at 01:16 AM
I recently made some English Bitter that came out very tasty. I had racked it to a secondary
fermenter before bottling to help reduce the amount of sediment in the final bottled beer.
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 12-18-2007 at 11:35 PM
As commanded by the great EdWort I started batch number 2, 2 weeks after 1.
Posted in thread: Question about William's Brewing Triple Hopped Ale on 12-11-2007 at 03:15 PM
Glad to hear that! Now, wait another two weeks and just about the time it's almost gone, you'll
say, "this beer is great!!!!". That's the way it always seems to go- the best tasting ones are
the last ...
Posted in thread: Question about William's Brewing Triple Hopped Ale on 12-11-2007 at 03:00 PM
Thanks for the advice everyone. The beer turned out much better after letting it sit a few more
Posted in thread: How hearty is the yeast in the slap pack? on 12-11-2007 at 02:58 PM
So I just took a gravity reading. 1.020 when the final gravity should be around 1.042 according
to the paperwork. I tasted the beer after measuring its gravity and wow it tastes bad. It is
not very bi...
Posted in thread: What are you reading, or, alternatively, any good books? on 12-11-2007 at 05:39 AM
I'm reading Ambitious Brew: The Story of American Beer. It is pretty good.
Posted in thread: worst thread starter on 12-11-2007 at 05:35 AM
I also don't garner much attention with my many questions.