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Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-07-2014, 03:12 PM
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Posted By NativeSun
204277 The beer turned out delicious. Not...

204277

The beer turned out delicious. Not as much peach flavor as I hoped but it is not at all sweet in a negative way. The Citra hops added a nice bitterness to it. Next time I'll add peach...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-09-2014, 10:48 PM
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Posted By NativeSun
198411 That's the base beer. SRM Of 10....

198411

That's the base beer. SRM Of 10. About 5%. I already bought the berries so I have to put them in now. But I thank you for the guidance. Sanitize, slice, rack..can I add freeze before the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-09-2014, 09:35 PM
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Posted By NativeSun
Adding peaches and strawberries

My partial mash brew went great 10 days ago. 1.049 and now in the primary at 1.013. As the recipe website brewtoads.com aided me.

I want to add the peaches as strawberries and need direction on...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-02-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By NativeSun
176663176664176665 This turned out great....

176663176664176665

This turned out great. Just barely off the project gravity readings.

SG 1.060 Mine 1.057
FG 1.018 Mine 1.017

5.3 % ABV. The aroma was fantastic as I was bottling and...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-22-2014, 04:53 PM
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Posted By NativeSun
Ill be racking the wort on Korintje cinnamon...

Ill be racking the wort on Korintje cinnamon sticks. Not sure how many I'll need since I never did this recipe before. I'm thinking 3-5 sticks in a muslin bag so it doesn't sink to the bottom and...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-22-2014, 03:20 PM
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Posted By NativeSun
174010 Day 5 of fermentation and its...

174010

Day 5 of fermentation and its bubbling every so often. The circular motion really helped with the aspect, but I have yet to see a krausen. Is it ok to switch to the secondary without...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-20-2014, 07:44 PM
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Posted By NativeSun
I took the airlock out as I have done in the past...

I took the airlock out as I have done in the past and wanted to get a picture of what's going on in there. Still no krausen forming yet.

I have a glass carboy for my secondary fermentation but...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-20-2014, 07:37 PM
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Posted By NativeSun
Totally agree with you. I had/still have my...

Totally agree with you. I had/still have my hydrometer but my plastic tube I had melted and I've bee to lazy to get a new one..fail
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-20-2014, 07:36 PM
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Posted By NativeSun
Safale-04. I've used bry97 and it took off quick...

Safale-04. I've used bry97 and it took off quick as did my previous attempts with this yeast.

After giving it a swirl the bubbles started again.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-20-2014, 06:06 PM
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Posted By NativeSun
I too your advice and moved around in a circle. ...

I too your advice and moved around in a circle. I had a bit of a swish of the liquid which I didn't want to do but it has started bubbling again.

My OG with my refractometer was 14 or 1.057...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-20-2014, 03:58 PM
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Posted By NativeSun
What I usually do and never have a problem with...

What I usually do and never have a problem with is dump the wort back-and-forth between the kettle and the fermentation bucket to create a good oxygen-rich environment. I may not have done it as much...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-20-2014, 03:32 PM
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Posted By NativeSun
10 hours and no bubbling?

I'm at 70-72. This is the first time the yeast has given me a problem. And I'm definitely within the temp range of 64-75.

When you say swirl do You mean to open up the fermentation bucket and use...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-20-2014, 01:07 PM
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Posted By NativeSun
Now the bubbling has stopped again! It was weak...

Now the bubbling has stopped again! It was weak to begin with when it started. Should I go to the store and buy a liquid yeast and toss it in there?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-19-2014, 03:03 AM
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Posted By NativeSun
The bubbles have finally started at 11!!

The bubbles have finally started at 11!!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-19-2014, 02:43 AM
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Posted By NativeSun
10 hours and no bubbling?

This is my 9th brew and this is the first time I've encountered this problem with fermentation. I've always pitched at 80+ with the yeast and its never been a problem in the past.

FV? if you mean...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-18-2014, 06:56 PM
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Posted By NativeSun
I'm looking to buy the stir plate and read up on...

I'm looking to buy the stir plate and read up on how to do it.

This is the first ting fermentation hasn't started within a 12 hour span. Makes me sad.
Forum: Home Brewing Photo Forum 01-18-2014, 06:32 PM
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Posted By NativeSun
173037 It says you can taste the chocolate...

173037

It says you can taste the chocolate and caramel malts...false!! All I taste is hoppy bitterness!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-18-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By NativeSun
What do you think is the cause for the huge...

What do you think is the cause for the huge delay? I'd go crazy and probably start adding nutrients and ****.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-18-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By NativeSun
10 hours and no bubbling?

Yesterday I started a late brew and got done at 2 in the morning. I brought the wort down to 80 maybe 78 and the yeast was at about 80 as well. I was able to swish the wort back-and-forth a few...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-18-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By NativeSun
10 hours and no bubbling?

Yesterday I started a late brew and got done at 2 in the morning. I brought the wort down to 80 maybe 78 and the yeast was at about 80 as well. I was able to swish the wort back-and-forth a few...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-10-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By NativeSun
What does that do? lessen the time of the primary...

What does that do? lessen the time of the primary fermentation..allow for better flavors?? I know you'd be starting with more yeast cells but just unsure of what that does.

I've been delaying my...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-09-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By NativeSun
I tried to look up the article from the magazine...

I tried to look up the article from the magazine but was unsuccessful in finding the procedure for blending the yeast.

If you were a beginner with yeast..aka like me.. do you need to have the...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-09-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By NativeSun
Multiple yeast strains?

I was reading up on this beer and I noticed that it uses three strains of yeasts. I'm wondering how that works..

Are all 3 added at the same time?

How does it affect taste?

Does it take...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-05-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By NativeSun
May be a bit late with the update but there was...

May be a bit late with the update but there was no noticeable flavor from adding the maple syrup. Not on my pallet at least. If anything it may have given it a dryness. For future brews ill just...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-05-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By NativeSun
If you want you can double up on a cheese cloth...

If you want you can double up on a cheese cloth and siphon the liquid through the cloth as it goes down the drain. If the shards are small enough to fit through that then it's especially good you...
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