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Posted in thread: What I Learned From My 1st Brew on 03-07-2015 at 03:47 AM
Two weeks isn't bad for primary, I do that all the time. Three weeks at 70 should do well for
carbonation. RO or Distilled water is best for extract brewing. Keep at it, like anything it
Posted in thread: How to make a gold ale on 12-25-2014 at 05:00 PM
Remove or reduce the honey malt (this is giving you a majority of your color at 25L), and save
1/2 of your LME for the last 15 minutes of boil. This should lighten up the color pretty
good.As an aside...
Posted in thread: what's the best beer calculator on 07-19-2014 at 03:34 AM
I use brew target. It's free, easy to use and is very robust. Has really helped me dial in my
systemSent from my iPad using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Gelatin fining a wit on 05-21-2014 at 12:43 PM
So, was there actually a question? :confused:I asked whether anyone had experience fining a
wit. I still wanted protein haze but no yeast.Of course people advised against it, but I
decided to do it an...
Posted in thread: First Brew: Reassure Me, Please! on 05-21-2014 at 01:52 AM
My first beer was terrible too. Don't worry about it you have to make at least half a dozen bad
beers before making good ones. My first two years of brewing was making mediocre beer.Sent from
Posted in thread: Gelatin fining a wit on 05-21-2014 at 01:20 AM
I did it anyway for 2 reasons:1. I'm putting clementine juice in the keg. It won't ferment due
to the low yeast content and because it's going to stay cold forever.2. This is homebrewing I
do what I w...
Posted in thread: Gelatin fining a wit on 05-10-2014 at 09:13 PM
Anyone in here have any experience gelatin fining a wit?I brewed a wit with a huge yeast pitch
from a pro brewery (their house saison yeast). Right now I'm thinking about throwing some
gelatin in and ...
Posted in thread: Cherry Chocolate Belgian Dubbel? on 03-31-2014 at 06:41 PM
Do yourself a favor and pour a pint with no chocolate and add drops taste. When your done
extrapolate those drops to the entire batch. I did that with peach extract and I probably used
5% of the 4 oz ...
Posted in thread: Cherry Chocolate Belgian Dubbel? on 03-30-2014 at 02:18 PM
My opinion on chocolate is you can't really taste it since chocolate flavor as you know it is
80% sugar. I say buy high quality chocolate extract and add at bottling/kegging to taste.
You'll get much ...
Posted in thread: Does my IPA bottled look normal? on 03-08-2014 at 01:39 AM
Need to fill those bottles more. That's a lot of head spaceSent from my iPhone using Home Brew