Last Activity:12-19-2013 2:08 PM
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Posted in thread: Party Pig kegs on 12-19-2013 at 08:01 PM
I haven't used them or anything, but just some general notes. Thinking of it like bottling,
they need ~3 weeks at 70 degrees to properly carbonate. If you were under that temp window it
may need longe...
Posted in thread: First Batch on 12-19-2013 at 07:54 PM
Definitely one of the most important tips flars gave, check with the hydrometer that the beer
is done and not time or bubbles in the airlock. A good rule of thumb is 10 to 14 days before
Posted in thread: I have beer!! on 12-19-2013 at 07:50 PM
Agreed, congrats on the first batch. I have a terrible wort chiller and usually have a lot of
trouble getting it much below 80 after brewing. I have come to accept that and go ahead and
pitch, but I d...
Posted in thread: Malting 101 - Questions after 1st try on 12-19-2013 at 07:43 PM
Didn't actually read through it, but here's a post where someone went about home malting. Might
have a few answers or links to others you are looking for.
Posted in thread: honey Ale fermentation on 12-19-2013 at 07:39 PM
I believe honey pretty much ferments all the way out. The extract would have finished a little
higher, so it's just a difference on the materials you used. As long as you like it, that's all
Posted in thread: Labels? on 12-19-2013 at 07:37 PM
You could probably get a pack of the Avery labels and find a template to work with and create
Posted in thread: Propane burner on 12-18-2013 at 06:29 PM
I have only rehydrated dry yeast once or twice, most of the time you can just sprinkle it right
on top, no real prep work needed. You shouldn't make a starter with dry yeast, only liquid. I
Posted in thread: Holy Crap! I made beer! on 12-18-2013 at 05:31 PM
No! It is your sworn duty as a home brewer to drink the sample, not return it! :DAgreed, but on
a more serious level. I would tend to think you have a better chance contaminating adding test
Posted in thread: Neewbie Krauzen Question on 12-18-2013 at 03:55 PM
What yeast did you use?
Posted in thread: Propane burner on 12-17-2013 at 08:32 PM
Boiling issues are likely way down the list of off flavors. Definitely need to know more about
your temps, yeast, recipes and overall procedures