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Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation - Wyeast 2112 on 09-09-2012 at 10:37 AM
Thanks for your responses. It's a good point. I have made about 50 batches of extract at this
point and never not had airlock activity during fermentation.Yesterday, I removed the hop cones
with a san...
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation - Wyeast 2112 on 09-08-2012 at 12:29 PM
Just got the first of 2 pounds of fresh hops from my LHBS and decided to take this pound of
Simcoe and make a Steam Beer with whole hops for flavoring and Aroma.I did a full 5 gallon
boil. Smack pack ...
Posted in thread: NB Smashing Pumpkin Full Boil Adjustment on 09-08-2012 at 11:59 AM
I'm not sure if the recipe has changed from the last 2 years, but I have made this beer twice
and been really happy both times. I don't think going to a full 5 gallon boil will make a
Posted in thread: Can I still use my better bottle that had a spoiled batch? on 11-11-2011 at 12:21 PM
Thanks for the replies. This is a better bottle, so there are some logistic challenges to
cleaning it out (as opposed to a bucket). The reason it spoiled was a good lesson learned for
me. I made a har...
Posted in thread: Can I still use my better bottle that had a spoiled batch? on 11-08-2011 at 03:16 PM
I have a better bottle that is about 3 years old and has been used 6 times or so. My last batch
was a harvest ale that actually spoiled. Ammonia smell signs of bacterial growth. I cleaned it
out and f...
Posted in thread: Harvest Ale Extract Recipe on 09-16-2011 at 03:53 PM
I have 1 lb of fresh Chinook and I want to make a harvest ale recipe.I have 8 lbs of Alexanders
and some specialty grains.4 oz caramel malt4 oz honey malt8 oz special roast malt8 oz Victory
Malt8 oz f...
Posted in thread: Taking my keg on Summer Vacation on 07-23-2011 at 12:36 AM
OK folks. Some great advice out there about kegging and traveling. Here is my situation/plan.I
have a nice Dead Guy Clone dry hopping now and a Citra Summer Wheat ready in about 4 days. I
want to keg ...
Posted in thread: Leftovers Recipe on 06-15-2011 at 11:44 AM
Thanks for the tips. I was thinking either Pale Ale or Steam. Last summer I made Charlie
Papazian's Steam Beer recipe and it was a fave. I like the idea of working in the Chocolate
Malts.I wish I was ...
Posted in thread: Leftovers Recipe on 06-14-2011 at 09:57 AM
I have some ingredients at home leftover from previous batches that I would like to put to good
use and use up as much as possible.I have:2 cans of Alexander's Pale Malt.1 lb of crushed