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Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 05-26-2011, 09:45 PM
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Please include me. Thanks Tag

Please include me.
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Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-30-2011, 11:14 PM
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Thanks for the reply. I guess I should say...

Thanks for the reply.

I guess I should say that the beers I like are beers like Young's Double Chocolate Stout and Brooklyn Brewery's Black Chocolate Stout. I've never tried making such a brew...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-30-2011, 10:07 PM
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AHS $20 kits Question

I'm just a rookie at brewing so I need to ask a question or two. Which of these three kits would be a sweeter brew?
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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-17-2008, 10:07 PM
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After about 3 hours I'm only down to about 78...

After about 3 hours I'm only down to about 78 degrees. Is that too fast?
There's a lot of stuff about this they didn't tell me about when I hired on here!!! LOL
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-17-2008, 09:35 PM
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Well I have it slowed down. I fashioned an...

Well I have it slowed down. I fashioned an insulated shelter outside where it's cold and it has slowed down but it's still pretty warm in the shelter. The blowoff is still going and I'll keep an eye...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-17-2008, 08:09 PM
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Thanks. I'll come in where its warm then!!! LOL ...

Thanks. I'll come in where its warm then!!! LOL

Did I do something wrong that caused this or is this just par for the course sometimes? I think this is probably the "freshest" kit I've used if...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-17-2008, 07:48 PM
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Have I already messed up this batch? I've only...

Have I already messed up this batch?
I've only done three other batches so I'm still pretty green at this.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-17-2008, 07:27 PM
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My room temp is only 67. How can I cool it down?

My room temp is only 67. How can I cool it down?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-17-2008, 07:24 PM
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Well, my fermenter is showing 85 degrees right...

Well, my fermenter is showing 85 degrees right now. should I move it outside where it's about 40 for a few hours to try to slow it down? I pitched at about 80 d.

Thanks
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-17-2008, 07:15 PM
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Chocolate stout going crazy!!!!

Just brewed up an AHS Chocolate Stout kit this morning. After 1 1/2 hours it's coming out the lid!!! Never seen fermentation like this before. Will it settle down quickly or can it go like this for...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-26-2008, 08:04 PM
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Hey guys, Something I just noticed in my log that...

Hey guys, Something I just noticed in my log that I failed to mention was that at bottling time, I added a little less than 1/4 pack of yeast. My last batch didn't carb at all and I was a little...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-26-2008, 07:23 PM
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Thanks for the quick replies. Is there anything...

Thanks for the quick replies. Is there anything you can do at this point other than chill and drink quick? Can you put it back in the secondary any way and not get too much air in it? Could you pour...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-26-2008, 07:09 PM
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But it's just been one week in the bottles?...

But it's just been one week in the bottles? Shouldn't it take three to get to this point? Or am I reading too much again? :)
Besides, I can't drink this much this fast. ( Well, yes I could but then...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-26-2008, 07:03 PM
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Might have screwed up!!! Over-carbed!

Bottled my Nut Brown Ale last Wed after 4 weeks in primary. Recipe was

1 can Munton's Nut Brown Ale mix (3.3 lbs.)
2 lbs. dark DME
Muntons yeast
OG was 1.047
FG was 1.021 for three testings....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-21-2008, 08:18 PM
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Bottled the Nut Brown Ale today along with a...

Bottled the Nut Brown Ale today along with a batch of Honey Wheat Ale.

The Nut Brown has a good taste but a little too much malt flavor so the next time I will add some hops to it.

The Honey...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-20-2008, 04:56 PM
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Thanks for the reply. Yea, I let it ferment...

Thanks for the reply.
Yea, I let it ferment since 2/21. I only had a strong fermentation for 4 days and then work got in the way. The part of letting it sit that long that amazes me is that the wife...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-20-2008, 04:36 PM
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Bottle Dark Nut Brown Ale yet?

I mixed up a batch of Munton's Nut Brown Ale (3.3 lb. can of extract) with 2 lbs. of Dark DME and only used 5 gals.of water instead of 6 like the can called for. My OG was 1.047. After 4 weeks, my...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-15-2008, 08:56 PM
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OK. Here it is almost 6 weeks after bottling and...

OK. Here it is almost 6 weeks after bottling and my Honey Wheat is still dead flat. I tried putting a little extra prime in a few and it didn't do a thing. I think my yeast may be dead.

Now I'm...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-27-2008, 09:38 PM
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Thanks for the replies> How about when you start...

Thanks for the replies> How about when you start at a higher temperature then drop down to a much lower temp, is there any affect on flavor?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-27-2008, 03:07 AM
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What's REALLY too cold?

At what temp does fermentation cease with Ale yeast? I know different strains react differently but what is the rule of thumb. I was going strong at 69-70 degrees but slowed, possibly just due to...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-22-2008, 05:44 PM
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WOW!! $3.00 for 350!! Must be nice. The closest...

WOW!! $3.00 for 350!! Must be nice. The closest thing to a LHBS we have wants $6.00 for 144. Still cheap enough to always use new but $3.00 for 350!!!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-22-2008, 01:26 PM
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Do you think I should try to re-prime each bottle...

Do you think I should try to re-prime each bottle or dump it back into the bottling bucket and re bottle with more batch primer?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-22-2008, 04:24 AM
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I boiled 3/4 cup of corn sugar in water and added...

I boiled 3/4 cup of corn sugar in water and added that to my bottling bucket, then siphoned on top of it and then bottled. I don't remember stirring it after siphoning to the bottling bucket though.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-22-2008, 03:00 AM
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I didn't add ANY!! It foamed too much to...

I didn't add ANY!! It foamed too much to accomplish the mission!! :(
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-22-2008, 02:39 AM
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Dead flat after 3 weeks!!

I just opened my Honey Wheat that has been carbonating for three weeks and it is DEAD FLAT!! I then opened another with the idea to add more priming sugar and re-cap but when I tried, it gushered...
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