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Posted in thread: Oatmeal Stout kit on 01-29-2013 at 11:02 PM
Yeah that is what I though. I stayed with the Fuggles. Will see how it turns out.
Posted in thread: Oatmeal Stout kit on 01-27-2013 at 01:55 PM
I was worried about it being to sweet. I like Sammy Smith OS don't want a sweet mouth taste.. I
don't want the citrisy taste in it either. I was just looking my in stock hops that had a
Posted in thread: Oatmeal Stout kit on 01-27-2013 at 12:50 PM
I am making a Oatmeal Stout kit today from Midwest Supplies. I am a little worried about the
low bitterness from the fuggles and am thinking about changing to cascade to up it a bit.
Posted in thread: no yeast activity after 5 days on 01-03-2013 at 01:22 AM
Take a gravity reading. If it stays the same for a few days its done. But give it time.
Patience only makes your beer better. I let mine sit almost 2 weeks before I check on it.
Posted in thread: Airlock is bulging and overflowing on 12-27-2012 at 05:58 PM
Get some tubing and fit it to the air lock and the other end and drop it in sanitizer or vodka.
You to set up a blow off tube. Congrats on the active fermentation!
Posted in thread: what went wrong with my skeeter pee? on 12-26-2012 at 05:46 PM
I use dishsoap right after drinking then I run my bottles through the dishwasher on a sanitize
cycle with no soap and have not had that issue, yet at least. It does sound like soap, but post
Posted in thread: Do you reuse your muslin bags? on 12-09-2012 at 04:54 PM
I never do. They are fabric so they could hold particles in fibers. I do reuse paint bags
Posted in thread: My first try at brewing on 12-04-2012 at 01:56 AM
That is good. Sign of a vigorous fermentation. That burn at the bottle is not a huge deal, you
might get a little off flavor but you probably wont notice it. Probably from adding the extract
all in th...
Posted in thread: 2.5 gal isn't nearly enough for me. on 07-11-2012 at 10:18 PM
Brew all your ingredients in one pot 2 to 3 gallons then mix it with cool water in the
fermentation bucket. The tube of ice water would create a home made swamp cooler, as long as it
kept the temps co...
Posted in thread: cleaning up my floaters on 07-07-2012 at 08:25 PM
Just took a gravity reading of my Helles. 1.02 at 68° which would mean almost 5% abv which is
exactly what was expected even though I screwed up the mash. :mug:But the beer is so thick with