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Posted in thread: Imperial Stout FG little high? on 01-01-2011 at 08:27 PM
Because you see it bubbling again, does not mean it is resuming an active fermentation. It is
releasing gasses, nothing more. Check your gravity with a hydrometer or refractometer for 3
days running. ...
Posted in thread: Please help me boost my beer kit. on 12-26-2010 at 10:28 PM
I had a few minutes, so I threw your recipe into BeerSmith. I set the style as a Scottish Light
60 Schilling, and it's pretty much in style. If you add another 2lbs of Amber DME, making it 3
Posted in thread: Chinook Single hop special pale...I would love thoughts comments.. on 12-26-2010 at 10:19 PM
I don't know how to phrase this, so I'll just take a stab at organizing my thoughts. Boiling
hops for longer than 20 or 30 minutes destroys the more fragile elements that provide
aroma/flavor, making ...
Posted in thread: Pitching rate/Starter problem on 12-23-2010 at 05:20 AM
Go for it!
Posted in thread: Poll: Are you a musician? on 12-21-2010 at 09:28 PM
I also played the sax (tenor) through middle school into high school, dabbled in the guitar,
and now after 2 or 20 beers, I'll mix loops into Adobe Audition and do really ridiculous
improvised rap or ...
Posted in thread: Large Giveaway - Fermenter, Mash Paddles, Thermapen on 12-21-2010 at 09:07 PM
Posted in thread: Nightmare Cider - impending disaster on 12-20-2010 at 10:01 PM
Thank you for all the input and recipe suggestions!Calder, you're totally right. I was using a
copy of BeerSmith from a different computer, and some values were obviously not input
correctly. I did it...
Posted in thread: Nightmare Cider - impending disaster on 12-19-2010 at 07:41 PM
The OG estimate is per BeerSmith's calculations. Apple Juice has a SG of roughly 1.042. I used
that number for a 4 gallon batch of Edwort's Apfelwein, and I nailed the OG. But that's
interesting with ...
Posted in thread: Mash grains in Apple Juice? on 12-19-2010 at 07:37 PM
Hi there. I'm making a 1 gallon test batch of brew, and it uses apple juice as an adjunct.
However, I want to mash 1.5# of 2-row in it, but I don't want to use 2qt of water in 1 gallon
batch, so I'm w...
Posted in thread: Nightmare Cider - impending disaster on 12-19-2010 at 05:31 PM
Hi. My friend's 24th birthday is coming up in a few months, and he asked me to brew him
something as a gift. Sounds easy enough. I asked what he might like, style-wise. This is
verbatim: "Oh, I don't ...