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Posted in thread: Bell's Kalamazoo Stout on 08-24-2011 at 01:42 PM
I know this thread is old but here goes. I used a brewers best milk stout kit i picked up at
the bells general store. I also baught a stick of brewers licorice. I put 1/2 stick of licorice
in the boil...
Posted in thread: Best way to strain wort? on 08-24-2011 at 01:17 PM
I use a 6 1/2 gal glass carboy as my primary otherwise i would give the paint bucket strainer a
go. I think i"ll use my auto siphon and whirlpool the wort. Thanks for the helpfull hints!
Posted in thread: Best way to strain wort? on 08-24-2011 at 04:02 AM
As of right now I have been pouring my cooled wort into my fermentor through a funnel with a
screen filter in it. this works but takes alot of time because the funnel screen gets clogged
with hops and...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2010? on 01-25-2011 at 12:45 AM
10 gal. american pale ale, 10 gal. IPA, 5g belgian tripel, 5g porter,5g russian imperial stout,
5g octoberfest, 5g hop nog double IPA.
Posted in thread: Brewers best Belgian Tripel. on 01-25-2011 at 12:38 AM
Sounds like your tripel is well on it's way. Mine turned out great. Everyone that tried it
wanted more. Enjoy!
Posted in thread: No fermentation activity. on 09-07-2010 at 09:32 PM
Getting very good fermentation now. My 6 1/2 gal. glass carboy is going crazy right now! It
took approximately 60 hrs to get started. I will really need to read up on doing a starter
yeast next time i...
Posted in thread: No fermentation activity. on 09-07-2010 at 09:23 PM
I wouldn't taste an unfermented beer/wort that has been sitting around for more than a few
hours and hasn't shown any signs of activity. There is a small chance for food poisoning if you
do that. Once...
Posted in thread: No fermentation activity. on 09-07-2010 at 01:13 PM
My doubts are getting less. This morning there is some visible evidence of churning and
bubbling and a very small layer of kraeusen. I will check it again tonight. this forum is very
helpful. Thanks t...
Posted in thread: No fermentation activity. on 09-07-2010 at 01:44 AM
Thanks for all the replies. All the info is quite interesting. I will let the beer sit till
morning. Saturday the O.G. was 1.051. Tonight the beer is at 1.045. There has been no kraeusen
or churning o...
Posted in thread: No fermentation activity. on 09-06-2010 at 06:26 PM
I pitched the nottingham yeast into my porter Saturday at 10pm. no activity after 24 hrs.
pitched another package of the same yeast Sunday around 9pm. With a wort temp of 68 deg. it's