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Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 04-29-2014 at 04:50 PM
I gave away my Mr Beer kit and bottles at Christmas to try to help somebody else get started.
Then my wife gave me 3 Mr Beer starter kits for Christmas. I made the Bavarian Weis and am
enjoying it now...
Posted in thread: Low Alcohol Level at Bottling Time on 07-02-2013 at 08:46 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 07:58 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 05:39 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 05:07 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 08:34 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 08:48 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 08:45 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 08:39 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 04:59 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...