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Posted in thread: Priming Amount Needed on 04-10-2011 at 01:49 AM
FYI: TastyBrew.com has a great calculator for your priming sugar additions. I live by it, and
it's worked great everytime!
Posted in thread: Given a Lager Kit - Do not have Lagering setup on 02-09-2011 at 02:49 PM
Just mail it to me and I'll brew it... and drink it... but I'll tell you how it turned out!
Posted in thread: 1st Brew in 2nd ferm Q on 02-03-2011 at 10:28 PM
When I transferred it to secondary I filled the carboy up to the next with water (per the
instructions). It started bubbling in secondary better than it did in primary. It's been going
for about a wee...
Posted in thread: Broke thermometer in wort boil on 02-02-2011 at 01:51 AM
The black balls may be if it were a hydrometer/thermometer... and those were used to calibrate
the hydrometer. No idea what they are made of though? I'd say if you filter well and let it sit
in the se...
Posted in thread: Broke thermometer in wort boil on 02-02-2011 at 01:43 AM
If it were a red thermometer it was just an alcohol solution so you have nothing to worry
about. I do not believe it is in any way poisonous. Not to mention it was a very very tiny
amount inside. Just...
Posted in thread: Low Gravity on NB Extra Pale Ale Extract Kit on 01-30-2011 at 02:19 AM
Okay, so the honey really has me interested and I wouldn't mind trying it. Anyone have an
opinion if it would be good or disgusting? I'm new to homebrewing so it would be really fun to
play around wit...
Posted in thread: Low Gravity on NB Extra Pale Ale Extract Kit on 01-29-2011 at 09:12 PM
I brewed the NB EPA extract kit today. ( It all went well, but I over-shot my 5 gallon mark
and hit about 5.3-5.4 gallons. Hence, my gravity reading was low. I read a 1.038/39 instead of
the target o...
Posted in thread: my second brew - ruined?? on 01-23-2011 at 12:01 AM
Are you sure it was a mercury thermometer? I could be very wrong, but I thought they no longer
made them with mercury.Unless your thermometer contained a silver liquid it is not mercury.
Most likely a...
Posted in thread: Late Addition Extract Kit Questions on 01-08-2011 at 06:53 PM
Brewed a batch of NB Phat Tyre Extract Today... all went well until I realized I didn't follow
directions. I foolishly added the 6lbs Munich Malt at 60 min instead of doing it at 15 min.
Nothing I can...
Posted in thread: First Batch Ever - Looking for suggestions and comments on 01-04-2011 at 03:07 PM
I wanted to use some DME, but wasn't sure how much to use. I'll keep that in mind next time I