Last Activity:04-23-2009 3:22 AM
Posted in thread: Hydrometer optional? on 04-08-2009 at 01:14 AM
its not really REQUIRED as long as you wait long enough to be absoultely sure that it is done
fermenting, i suppose they probably say its optional because if you follow exactly how they
tell you to br...
Posted in thread: DOH! dropped a turkey baster in my beer! on 04-08-2009 at 01:12 AM
i was just using a turkey baster to draw a sample of my English Brown Ale from my fermenter to
test the gravity and make sure that it has hit its target gravity and i squeezed too hard on
the turkey b...
Posted in thread: leaving ales in the primary more than 10 days on 03-18-2009 at 12:29 AM
as for now im doing somewhere in between, i cant seem to wait more than 2 weeks to bottle my
beer and let it sit about 2 weeks before trying one and about 3-4 weeks before actually
drinking a batch, m...
Posted in thread: leaving ales in the primary more than 10 days on 03-18-2009 at 12:16 AM
my book is the 3rd edition copyright 2003 it says "Fully revised and updated" but i guess your
right, that doesnt mean that the WHOLE book has had every single detail picked through and
Posted in thread: leaving ales in the primary more than 10 days on 03-17-2009 at 11:55 PM
i just started brewing (just brewed my 6th batch) and my first 2-3 batches i let sit in primary
for 7 days then bottled and let sit for 2-4 weeks and then they were gone but now that ive got
a few bat...
Posted in thread: leaving ales in the primary more than 10 days on 03-17-2009 at 11:10 PM
every time i post a question about how long to let my beer sit in the primary the responses
from this forum always seem to be in the 3-5 week range for best results, after reading through
about 1/4 of...
Posted in thread: messed up making EdWort's Apfelwein! on 03-15-2009 at 01:27 AM
so i decided to try making a batch of EdWort's Apfelwein and i just messed it up! i decided i
was going to make a 4gal batch so i just bought 2lbs of corn sugar and what i THOUGHT was 4
gallons of 100...
Posted in thread: low SG, little airlock activity on 03-11-2009 at 01:35 AM
i just brewed a Brewers Best "Classic English Pale Ale" kit last night and i came up with a
lower SG than the instructions call for and was wondering if anybody knew why...the kit
contains 3.3lbs of L...
Posted in thread: best way to finish my kolsch on 02-24-2009 at 11:56 PM
ive just brewed my 6th batch of extract brew, its a brewers best Kolsch kit and it has been in
the primary for 7 days now, i wanted to bottle it today because its been at the specified FG
for about 4 ...
Posted in thread: Proportions For Home Brewing ? on 02-12-2009 at 03:51 AM
i have no idea wut u r talking about, do u even know wut ur doing?