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Posted in thread: Looking fir good beer in Bloomingtlon Mn. Any suggestions? on 11-13-2012 at 11:46 PM
While not part of the "microbrew scene," I miss Summit Extra Pale Ale from my Minnesota days, a
regional beer available all over that cold, frigid state.
Posted in thread: First Time Hard Cider Recipe on 11-13-2012 at 11:41 PM
My first cider had no airlock activity and turned out great. My first beer had no airlock
activity and turned out just fine. I think I got better at affixing the bucket lids because
everything I have ...
Posted in thread: Problems/Confusion with Yeast Starter on 11-12-2012 at 07:16 PM
You don't really need to check gravity again, just give it a shake every time you walk by it
and it should be fermented out by this time tomorrow:After following everyone's instructions
with the yeast...
Posted in thread: Problems/Confusion with Yeast Starter on 11-10-2012 at 10:56 PM
You have caught it in time to prevent pooped out yeast. Boil some water in a covered pan about
10 min and cool it, still covered. Dilute your gravity to about 1.040 or so and let it ferment
out and dr...
Posted in thread: Problems/Confusion with Yeast Starter on 11-10-2012 at 07:49 PM
Thanks for the responses. It's at 1.055 right now. I didn't realize to shoot for 10:1/1.040 - I
must have either gotten bogus information online or done the metric conversion inaccurately.
Posted in thread: Problems/Confusion with Yeast Starter on 11-10-2012 at 07:30 PM
As a beginner, this is my first yeast starter, but from what I have read, it will improve the
taste of the beer, so I decided to not be lazy and put one together for my first attempt at a