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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-13-2013, 06:09 AM
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Posted By Yellowpinky
bottling question.

Hi I made a st peters golden ale kit and it stopped fermenting after 6 days so I took a reading and bottled two Bottles and added sugar...I then left the fermenter for another 10 days to apparently...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-03-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By Yellowpinky
Brewferm secondary..

Hi it states in the instructions of the kit that initial fermentation takes 10 days then can be bottled but should really be moved to another sealed container for 2-4 weeks...Does this container need...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-29-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By Yellowpinky
1st bottling.

Hi i've just bottled my 2nd brew kit by moving it to a bottling bucket,leavingthe lid off and dispensing the ale into bottles by using a nifty length of plastic with a spring at the bottom that lets...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-27-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Yellowpinky
Thick head...

My nelsons revenge is 17 days into a keg and i've had about 7 pints and when i had 2 pints the last time(xmas night)it gave me a thick head like i've had 10 pints is this just normal for homebrew?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-27-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By Yellowpinky
Thanks rice.

Thanks rice.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-27-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By Yellowpinky
Ahh ok,i'll leave it a while longer,also i took a...

Ahh ok,i'll leave it a while longer,also i took a hydrometer reading at og of 1.044 and then yesterday day 11 it was 1.018...the beer should be 4.7abv but that only gives me 3.4 which if thats the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-27-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By Yellowpinky
secondary ferment?

Hi i've been advised to leave my brew in the fermenter for 2-3 weeks for taste and clarity but have read that i need to get my brew out of the fermenter after the initial 4-6 days ferment as the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-23-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Yellowpinky
So if i leave my beer in the fermenter for 3...

So if i leave my beer in the fermenter for 3 weeks then bottle i should store it warm for 48hrs and then what?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-22-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By Yellowpinky
Yeah agree,am going to leave in primary for my...

Yeah agree,am going to leave in primary for my 2nd batch for 17 days which is the 1st january then try my 1st bottling attempt....A german pilsner is waiting for my 3rd brew...lovin it..
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-20-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Yellowpinky
carbonation drops/sugar...

Hi,i'm going to bottle my st peters golden ale on the 1st of january and after comments from here i will be moving the beer from fermenter to bottling bucket...
I'll be adding the sugar 1st with...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-19-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By Yellowpinky
Nice 1 thanks.

Nice 1 thanks.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-19-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By Yellowpinky
Storing beer.

Once bottled can i store my beer in a fridge or shed as i'm getting limited on space...i've got a feeling the beer will condition better at room temp,putting it in the fridge will slow this down yes??
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-18-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By Yellowpinky
Thanks its no probs to add a tap,cheers

Thanks its no probs to add a tap,cheers
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-18-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By Yellowpinky
Thanks,should i add a tap to the bucket then fill...

Thanks,should i add a tap to the bucket then fill bottles that way or do i have to syphon?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-18-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By Yellowpinky
So i should tap the beer into another bucket add...

So i should tap the beer into another bucket add the sugar then leave that for how long before bottling?thanks.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-18-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By Yellowpinky
beer strength!

Hi i've had a st peters brewery golden ale kit (4.7abv est)in my fermenter for 6 days and after some input from here i'm going to leave it in the fermenter for 2-3 weeks to aid taste and clarity.....
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-17-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By Yellowpinky
first bottling!

Hi do i need to keg my brew from fermenting vessel before bottling?
Also i've just kegged my 1st ever brew and have turned the tap to have a little taste and it produces loads of head....If i...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-13-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Yellowpinky
fermentation time?

Last night i was told that leaving my brew to ferment for upto 3 weeks rather than the 4-6 days advised on the label will allow it to maximise the clarity and taste which is great.
Everything will...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-12-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Yellowpinky
Ok i'll allow 3 weeks this time,thats good really...

Ok i'll allow 3 weeks this time,thats good really as i can ferment now and don't need to rush and get another keg...thanks for replies as its good to pick info up,,,great forum this..
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-12-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Yellowpinky
Ahhh so when i asked about the remnants floating...

Ahhh so when i asked about the remnants floating on the surface and being told they were yeast rafts then if i leave to ferment longer these will move to the bottom giving me a cleaner brew when i...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-12-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Yellowpinky
So if i leave it that long i'll get the best abv...

So if i leave it that long i'll get the best abv available?
How many times would you check it over this time as i like leaving it alone...i mean check as in take samples with the hydrometer or are...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-12-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Yellowpinky
Hi,no i fermented for 8 days as from day 5 it...

Hi,no i fermented for 8 days as from day 5 it didn't change from 1.014..on the box it says 4 to 6 days fermenting,,,should i disregard this and ferment much longer,if so will do on the next brew..
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-12-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Yellowpinky
Cheers was wondering whether xmas day is too...

Cheers was wondering whether xmas day is too early..
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-12-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Yellowpinky
how long shall i wait?

I've just had my nelsons revenge at 22-24c for 24hrs and have now moved the keg to 16-18c....(This temp may drop to 14/15 overnight is this ok?).How long shall i wait to have a little snifter as i do...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-10-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By Yellowpinky
Original Gravity..

When do i take a sample from my vessel to get OG?
Cheers.
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