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Posted in thread: Low Alcohol Level at Bottling Time on 07-02-2013 at 09:46 PM
The IPA came out very well. I must have just misread the hydrometer.
Posted in thread: Low Alcohol Level at Bottling Time on 05-28-2013 at 08:58 PM
Thanks, all. I can't do much about it now but it all goes into the experience folder for the
next batch. I may have looked at the wrong column on the hydrometer, and if I thought I was
looking at the ...
Posted in thread: Low Alcohol Level at Bottling Time on 05-28-2013 at 06:39 PM
I may well not have read the hydrometer correctly. I did follow the directions for the math
several times. May get a new one or go over it with the homebrew supply store to make sure I'm
reading it ri...
Posted in thread: Low Alcohol Level at Bottling Time on 05-28-2013 at 06:07 PM
I made up the Brewers' Best IPA adding a liquid yeast that the homebrew shop recommended as the
only change. I've not gotten much bubbling activity the last few batches in the airlock, so
Posted in thread: First 5-gal Batch Going Now on 02-08-2013 at 09:34 PM
My next kit, a Scottish Ale, was brewed 3 weeks ago Sunday. I put the fermentor in the
basement, where the temp is usually around 65 all year round. The fermentor temp settled out at
about 68 for a co...
Posted in thread: First 5-gal Batch Going Now on 12-12-2012 at 09:48 PM
From bottling day to opening that first bottle, time has flown. I had my first dunkleweitzen on
Monday night and it was excellent. Having 2 batches come out so well has really given me some
Posted in thread: Chocolate in beer on 12-12-2012 at 09:45 PM
I had asked the local homebrew supply store about this after seeing a mint chocolate stout
mentioned at a local craft beer store. I'm still pretty much of a kit guy, so am planning to
use the Imperial...
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 12-12-2012 at 09:39 PM
Been saving the Mr Beer spring special from last spring, the Imperial Lager and have finally
gotten it in the keg. I found instructions on the Mr Beer forum for it since it didnt come with
Posted in thread: First 5-gal Batch Going Now on 11-14-2012 at 05:59 PM
Since temps have been on the low side, I have left my Weitzenbier for an extra week. Picked up
48 bottles at Brewtensils and will be working on bottling this Sunday. If this stuff tastes as
good as th...
Posted in thread: First 5-gal Batch Going Now on 11-02-2012 at 03:54 PM
Had the first bottle on the 29th, and wow. Great stuff. More than a hint of chocolate, very
creamy and great head retention. Now working on a second 5-gal batch, this time the Dunkel
Weitzen. Brewed o...