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Posted in thread: Measuring ABV after bottling on 02-16-2017 at 06:29 PM
You can measure your FG after bottling just make sure to get as much co2 out of suspension as
possible before taking the measurement.Did you use your refractometer to take your final
gravity? If so yo...
Posted in thread: NE Style IPA, too tough for a beginner? on 02-12-2017 at 02:52 PM
Everything looks pretty good to me. But you'll want to add the fermcap when the wort starts
foaming as it's coming to a boil.On the water additions I'm not sure what amounts to tell you
to get 100:50 ...
Posted in thread: NE Style IPA, too tough for a beginner? on 02-12-2017 at 02:00 AM
You calculate the alcohol in your beer by taking a gravity measurement with a hydrometer at the
beginning of fermentation and at the end and doing some calculations on that. You can use any
Posted in thread: twin roller malt mill on 01-26-2017 at 12:18 PM
I have that mill. It seems to be well built, but I've only used it once. This is my first
roller mill so I can't tell you too much to compare it to other mills.
Posted in thread: Q about taking gravity readings on 01-17-2017 at 04:35 AM
If you have a turkey baster. Clean and sanitize it and pull your gravity readings from the top
Posted in thread: Q about taking gravity readings on 01-17-2017 at 04:34 AM
I'd recommend sticking with the carb drops, they're made for carbonating beer. If your trub is
below the spigot, I would bottle from the spigot. That's much easier than trying to bottle
directly from ...
Posted in thread: fresh hops on 09-15-2015 at 01:27 AM
If they're still wet, right off the bine, you'll need to use about 4-5x as much. For dried you
can the same amount as usual but I usually only use mine for late additions because you won't
know the al...
Posted in thread: Issues with both Brewsmith and Brewer's Friend Apps on 07-03-2015 at 07:10 PM
I haven't used the Brewers friend app but if it's like brewpal you can hook your iPod to your
computer and in iTunes under the iPod section click on apps scroll to the bottom of the page
and you'll se...
Posted in thread: 2nd Generation Yeast Shows Stratified Layers on 06-09-2015 at 07:55 PM
That looks to me like a little bit of trub from your starter wort. Personally I wouldn't worry
Posted in thread: Maybe I Just Suck at Brewing Light Ales on 05-19-2015 at 11:37 AM
Did you add any nutrients to your reverse osmosis water? RO is like distilled water there's
nothing in it. I don't have the knowledge to tell you what additions to make but there are
plenty of people ...