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Posted in thread: Carbonation problems on 01-06-2015 at 01:51 AM
Similar question: Fifth batch, all is going well. I let this one ferment 4 weeks at about 68
degrees F. Used a new measuring device from Mr. Beer for priming. Secondary fermentation was
again 4 weeks....
Posted in thread: Consistently low ABV...ideas? on 01-05-2015 at 10:20 PM
I have brewed 3 kits so far and the FG had been consistently higher than it should be. I'm only
off by a few (ex. FG should be around 15 but it usually finishes around 18 or so). This, in
turn causes ...
Posted in thread: Over diluted a batch... any fixes? on 01-05-2015 at 10:07 PM
For real, stash them away for 2-3 more weeks and try again. You might be surprised at how it
changes with time & proper carbonation. If you still don't like it after that, I guess you
struck out, but ...
Posted in thread: Best Advise For A First Time All Grain Pale Ale on 01-05-2015 at 09:48 PM
What would be your best advise to a first time All Grain Pale Ale. Thanks.Keep it simple. Find
a solid and forgiving recipe that uses mostly 2-row with maybe a small amount of something else
for some ...
Posted in thread: Can't find a CO2 leak on 01-05-2015 at 09:19 PM
Recently I keep blasting through CO2 tanks and I have no idea why. I've checked all hoses,
disconnects, keg lids, regulator attachments, etc, with a spray bottle of star san and I can't
find a single ...
Posted in thread: Carbonation problems on 01-05-2015 at 09:09 PM
The last 2 batches of pale ale I did were primed with 100g of Dextrose in 19l of beer. After 2
weeks the carbonation was perfect after 5 weeks the fizz was overwhelming. The FG was around
1.012 in eac...
Posted in thread: Help with Expedition Stout clone on 12-22-2014 at 04:05 PM
Brewed this 2 years ago with one big modification and a couple of blunders. However as it ages
it's one of the best imperial stouts I've ever tasted and for my taste it's got the real
Posted in thread: Writer's block & need ideas for a beer to age on 12-22-2014 at 03:35 PM
Can somebody help me out? I want to brew a beer that I can toss in an unused keg and just age
for a while. What should I make? Something other than a great big imperial stout. What are some
Posted in thread: Space Heater in a Fermentation Chamber on 12-10-2014 at 04:41 PM
I have a fermenation chamber today that is a mini fridge built out with plywood and insulation.
Eventually, I'll move to a chest freezer for fermentation as the size of the other chamber is
just too l...
Posted in thread: Brewing and your Kids on 12-10-2014 at 03:23 PM
Brother, if your kids are happy and healthy and love life, anybody who says you're setting a
bad example can just go f-ck themselves.