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Posted in thread: 3 Keg Homebrew Kegerator $201 on 04-25-2012 at 02:55 PM
Please send one my way. I'm ready to purchase. Thanks!
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping on 02-18-2012 at 03:12 PM
I want to dry hop with 1 oz Amarillo pellets and ferment 2 more weeks. No, you don't... You do
not want to "ferment 2 more weeks" while trying to dry-hop. Fermentation first, then dry-hop,
Posted in thread: Initial Fermentation Time on 02-18-2012 at 03:06 PM
thus far, each batch has been drinkable, with a brown ale being down right good beer.Should I
be worried?I believe you answered your own question - drinkable, down right good beer equals no
Posted in thread: Please give me some direction here... on 02-18-2012 at 03:04 PM
I've had some where the temperature went up to 78 or more and have had the "wet cardboard"
smell/flavor. Unfortunately it didn't go away, even after long conditioning. I don't have the
problem in the ...
Posted in thread: Q's about True Brew Red Ale kit on 02-18-2012 at 12:45 PM
My first two batches ever were True Brew kits. I followed the instructions to the letter and
they turned out great. As for the yeast, what Atonk said. Aerate it. Good luck!
Posted in thread: Secondary problems?? on 02-18-2012 at 12:35 PM
when i opened the primary bucket, the enormous amount of hops had created a cake on the
top.This is what is confusing me on this one. If you dry-hopped in your secondary, then the
hops shouldn't have ...
Posted in thread: how bad did I mess up. on 02-18-2012 at 12:26 PM
Matt - you should be just fine. Many here say you really aren't a homebrewer until you've
mopped your ceiling! Maybe use a blow-off tube in the future to prevent this, but there
shouldn't be anything ...
Posted in thread: infection? on 02-18-2012 at 12:24 PM
I'm also confused. There shouldn't be a spigot on your fermentation bucket. Also, if it's in a
bucket, how can you tell if it's milky? Is it a clear bucket? My advice on this one is to leave
it alone ...
Posted in thread: Secondary problems?? on 02-18-2012 at 12:18 PM
Where did all of the hops come from? From your boil? Or did you dry-hop in your primary? You
want to dry-hop after fermentation finishes.
Posted in thread: safale us-05 rehydrating question on 02-18-2012 at 12:16 PM
No, it won't mess anything up... Just more cost effective in the long run to only use what you
need. You will be fine with what Mr. Malty says on this one! Good luck.