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Posted in thread: 5 kegs of bad beer. on 05-18-2011 at 10:30 PM
Cascade hops have a citrus grapefruit flavor that mellows with time. I love to use them in pale
Posted in thread: When to go from Primary to Secondary (If at all) on 01-20-2009 at 03:20 PM
I should find out the true test if plastic is good long term. Been lazy and left my pale ale on
the trub in the plastic fermentor for a good two months now... maybe longer. Plan on bottling
Posted in thread: Dry vs. Liquid Yeast on 11-26-2008 at 07:01 PM
I noted several times in this thread people indicating that dry yeast is great in certain
applications, but that you need liquid when making a hefe. Now you've got me a little curious,
because I have ...
Posted in thread: service life for plastic fermenters? on 11-21-2008 at 06:21 PM
So what about better bottles?I plan on buying some BB's eventually. They resist O2 better than
the #2 plastic buckets, but are a little to a lot more expensive. I will probably buy one or
two of these...
Posted in thread: Top 10 Beers for Beginners on 11-21-2008 at 05:48 PM
I agree with brewt00l, but I also think you should try to expand you palate. I think the
following should definately be in the top 10:-- Pale Ale-- Stout (I prefer dry Irish)-- Hefe--
Brown-- BitterI ...
Posted in thread: Longevity of the yeast cake? on 11-19-2008 at 09:21 PM
Hey Pelikan,I realized you made a starter from the yeast cake. Just giving you another option
in the future. There is tons of stuff on starters. From what I have read, you want to let the
starter go u...
Posted in thread: Boiling? on 11-19-2008 at 09:12 PM
Not to hi-jack, but what are the potential downsides to a boil that might be, say, leaning more
towards a heavy simmer than and all out rolling boil? I've had the same issue with keeping a
Posted in thread: Stupid mistake - bottled too early... on 11-19-2008 at 08:58 PM
some people say the 1-2-3 rule works, but i would make it the 2-3-4 week, personally- 2 in
primary, 3 in secondary, 4 in bottlesi give you my 100% guarantee that the beer will taste
WAAAY better if yo...
Posted in thread: Brew Bucket - Bowing at the sides? on 11-19-2008 at 06:34 PM
Never noticed it on mine. I would just give the top a tap to make sure that the airlock isn't
plugged and it is still releasing CO2.
Posted in thread: Stupid mistake - bottled too early... on 11-19-2008 at 06:31 PM
You'll more than likely be fine! When I first started brewing years ago, I would bottle after a
week straight out of the primary. Never had bottle bombs, but may have just been lucky. Since
you left i...