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Forum: Extract Brewing 03-06-2008, 12:41 AM
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Posted By kriso77
How long should I wait before drinking a Stout

I did a Brewer's Best Stout kit and its been in bottles for almost a month. Although it tastes good, it has a hint of that young beer bitterness to it. On average, how long should a Stout stay in the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-26-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,512
Posted By kriso77
I aerated by shaking the hell out of the carboy...

I aerated by shaking the hell out of the carboy for a few minutes before and after the yeast was pitched. I am not working with any type of aeration kit.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-26-2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,512
Posted By kriso77
Right now the carboy is at about 68 degrees.

Right now the carboy is at about 68 degrees.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-26-2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By kriso77
The yeast is called Superior Lager. I just took a...

The yeast is called Superior Lager. I just took a reading and Fermentation has definitely not started. Its still at 1.044, which is the same as my first reading. The recipe states that it should be...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-26-2007, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By kriso77
Should I re-pitch yeast?

I did one one AHS's Gold Seal California Common Ale kits. AHS describes the Gold Seal kits as: "The Gold Seal line has been designed with the beginner in mind: they are economical and easy to make....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-06-2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,066
Posted By kriso77
Every single day. Get used to it. There's nothing...

Every single day. Get used to it. There's nothing that you can do to stop the addiction.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-05-2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By kriso77
Sweet! Very encouraging.

Sweet! Very encouraging.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-05-2007, 05:49 PM
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Posted By kriso77
Cool. Fermentation was a little slow to get...

Cool. Fermentation was a little slow to get started. It took about 24 hours for anything noticeable to happen. About 2 days in, it slowed down and on day 3 it took off like a bat out of hell. I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-05-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By kriso77
Belgian White ok to bottle after 2 weeks?

I did Austin Homebrew Supplies' Belgian White mini mash kit a week ago. I decided to go against the recipe instructions and keep it in the primary instead of moving it to a secondary after a week. My...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-31-2007, 12:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 964
Posted By kriso77
Did you find that your beers took on a fruity...

Did you find that your beers took on a fruity flavor? In my case my first brew was a Bavarian Wheat beer that tasted like sour bananas. Granted, I think the sour part is just because its young. I'm...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-30-2007, 11:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 964
Posted By kriso77
How much time is needed for aeration?

I'm sure it depends on the brew, but I'm trying to get a general rule of thumb for how long I should aerate my wort. I have been taking the "shake the carboy" road. I just finished my 2nd batch. I...
Forum: General Techniques 10-30-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,386
Posted By kriso77
Here's a question. I just brewed my first mini...

Here's a question. I just brewed my first mini mash with a AHB kit. I steeped my grains in my main 20 quart pot and left the lid on to keep the temp consistant. Once that was done, the lid was...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-27-2007, 03:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,545
Posted By kriso77
Storing a starter

Another noob stupid question to confirm something that wasn't answered in my previous post . Just made my first starter with a White Labs Wit yeast. This does not get refridgerated like the vial of...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-26-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By kriso77
Should I make a starter?

I have a vial of White Labs Belgian Wit yeast that has been in my refridgerator for 2 weeks. I am going to use it on Sunday. The instructions say to just bring it to room temperature and pitch....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-25-2007, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By kriso77
1 1/4 lb Belgian Pilsner 1lb White Wheat Malt ...

1 1/4 lb Belgian Pilsner
1lb White Wheat Malt
1/2 lb Flaked Wheat

The directions say to get the temp to 160 and let the grains steep at 155 for 45 minutes.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-23-2007, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By kriso77
Questions for my first Mini Mash brew

I will be brewing a Belgian Wit beer from a mini mash kit from AHB. A couple quick questions. For steeping, it says to get the temperature around 160 degrees. Do I want to keep the stove on during...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-23-2007, 12:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By kriso77
Just had my first homebrew

I know I committed a cardinal sin, but curiosity got the best of me. I just tried my Bavarian Wheat that has only been bottled for 8 days. It wasn't bad, but not great. I know it needs more time. It...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-18-2007, 10:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By kriso77
From what I've gathered, these seem to be two...

From what I've gathered, these seem to be two that you can't go wrong with...
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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-17-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By kriso77
Any idea what size tubing I should get?

Any idea what size tubing I should get?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-17-2007, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By kriso77
Nodding Head is great. Even better, go around the...

Nodding Head is great. Even better, go around the corner to Monks and ask for the Beer Bible. They are both owned by the same people. They have have 300 beers from around the world, and their steamed...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-17-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By kriso77
6 Gallon Carboy ok for Belgian Wit?

I'm going to be doing a Belgian Wit beer from a mini mash kit I got through Austin Home Brew. Would it be ok to use a 6 gallon carboy as my primary? I hear these beers can get pretty active during...
Forum: Florida HomeBrew Forum 10-17-2007, 03:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By kriso77
Oh well. Its a short visit. Sounds like I better...

Oh well. Its a short visit. Sounds like I better trade my beer in for a drug mule.
Forum: Florida HomeBrew Forum 10-17-2007, 01:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By kriso77
Bars in Miami?

I'll be there this weekend. Can anyone suggest a place that is laid back and serves good beer?
Forum: Delaware HomeBrew Forum 10-16-2007, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By kriso77
I was there a couple years ago. I think I had a...

I was there a couple years ago. I think I had a couple of the Hefeweizen. They had good beer, good food and good service. I haven't been back, but its on my list when I'm in that neck of the woods....
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-16-2007, 07:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,176
Posted By kriso77
Here's one from a noob... Before I did any...

Here's one from a noob...

Before I did any research, I thought letting something ferment in a bucket would be unsanitary. I've never cleaned anything in my kitchen as much as I've...
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