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Posted in thread: Duvel (AG) on 04-07-2012 at 02:52 AM
Just brewed this tonight as my first all grain... ended up with a little over 6 gallons and an
OG of 1.52. My digital thermometer froze on me making me think my mash was at 130... added a
gallon of ne...
Posted in thread: Fermentation stopped at 1.044 on 03-30-2011 at 08:20 PM
I'm in a similar situation (posted in the beginner's forum) I made a scaldis clone(extract)
with an OG of 1.12 and it has stalled around 1.06 (FG supposed to be 1.02).... tried stirring
and adding reh...
Posted in thread: Help requested with my 1st high gravity beer on 03-29-2011 at 02:25 PM
Thanks for the advice everyoneThe beer tastes fine as is..slightly sweet but completely
drinkable.while further attenuation would be great my largest concern is bottle bombs.Regarding
pitching more ye...
Posted in thread: Help requested with my 1st high gravity beer on 03-28-2011 at 03:15 AM
Sorry, I forgot to mention that I've rousted the yeast twice now... once when I added the notty
and again one week later (1 week ago) temperatures have been fluctuating between mid 60's to
Posted in thread: Help requested with my 1st high gravity beer on 03-28-2011 at 03:01 AM
I'm looking for advice on how to save my 1st big brew.I tried my hand at an Scaldis extract
clone (OG of 1.12) on 2/13I don't have the recipe on hand but I think it was around 10-12lb of
extra light D...
Posted in thread: Big beer without a starter on 02-15-2011 at 06:43 PM
So I brewed my 2nd batch on sunday.. A scaldis clone (extract) with an OG of 1.12 Due to time
constants I did not make a starter and just used a wy 1388xl smack pack. Its fermenting just
fine but I'm ...
Posted in thread: Scaldis or Bush Noel Recipe on 02-11-2011 at 03:37 AM
I'm right behind you on this one... I'm looking at brewing this either this upcoming weekend or
the one afterward. I'd love an update if you have any tips so far. Did you add the sugar to the
boil or ...
Posted in thread: Briess or Muntons on 02-09-2011 at 05:17 PM
I am actually looking at buying some briess DME bulk at wholesale cost ($98 for 50lb bag + ~15
shipping per bag). I haven't used briess yet, but have used muntons. at about $2.26 per lb it
Posted in thread: Recommendations for 1st extract brew on 12-20-2010 at 05:33 PM
Thanks for all the advice guys, I'm thinking I'll either go for a nut brown or see if there is
a quick and simple IPA out there.As for the alcohol boosters it appears the overall consensus
is to stay ...
Posted in thread: Recommendations for 1st extract brew on 12-16-2010 at 03:15 AM
I'm planning on brewing my 1st batch ever over the holidays this year (extract) as "all I want
for Christmas is my 1st homebrew kit"My favorite type of beer is the Belgium Trippels,
Quadrupels, and mo...