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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-08-2010, 12:00 AM
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Posted By Hop man
Lack of oxygen?

I use a bucket as opposed to a carboy for fermentation and in the past had pitched the yeast and then shake the hell out of it to oxygenate. However, out of concern that that menthod really didn't...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-29-2009, 12:11 PM
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Posted By Hop man
My plan was to do as you say. Add to bottling...

My plan was to do as you say. Add to bottling bucket and start small. I can always add more but can't take it out.

From what I'm reading, it seems that most folks are using the fresh fruit or a...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-28-2009, 04:05 PM
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Posted By Hop man
Cherry extract

I'm going to make a Cherry Ale and was planning to use a cherry extract flavoring. Has anyone used McCormick cherry flavor extract? If so how was it? Is one extract flavoring better then the...
Forum: General Techniques 06-20-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Hop man
re-pitching yeast

My plan is to bottle tomorrow morning and then use the yeast cake to pitch into the beer I'll be brewing tomorrow. Should I use the whole yeast cake or would that be to much? Is there anything more...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-30-2007, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By Hop man
help! Yeast not doing anything.

I brewed my first full boil Sunday morning and used liquid yeast (White labs) for the first time also. I pitched at about 11am. It's now Monday 8 pm and I'm seeing no airlock activity. What might...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-15-2007, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Hop man
I made the Brewers Best Oktoberfest and it was...

I made the Brewers Best Oktoberfest and it was one of the best beers I've made. Very smooth.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-14-2007, 11:58 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Hop man
Bad Batch?

I haven't had a bad batch yet but I think I might have my first. I fermented during a heat wave and it was an extremely fast fermentation at about 80-82 degress. I checked the gravity tonight and...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-05-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Hop man
Temp control or bigger boil?

I've been making extract brews for a while now and I'm ready to attempt me first partial mash. My expectation is that I will see a big improvement by switching to PM. However, one of the challenges...
Forum: Extract Brewing 05-06-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Hop man
I have been doing all extract brews for almost a...

I have been doing all extract brews for almost a year now and I have never used a secondary. I bottle about 14 days after I brew. My beers have tasted good. I have chill haze but never anything...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-31-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Hop man
I'm somewhat new to brewing myself. I used a...

I'm somewhat new to brewing myself. I used a Coopers pre-hopped can of extract for my first brew and it was good for going through the motions of brewing and bottling the first time but I never will...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-18-2006, 02:06 AM
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Posted By Hop man
I wish I could tell you what went wrong but I'm...

I wish I could tell you what went wrong but I'm drinking the Brewers Best Red Ale now and it's the most crowd pleasing brew I've made. Mine finished at 4% with a finishing gravity of about 1.010. I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-17-2006, 02:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By Hop man
I had the lid back on within 30 minutes and let...

I had the lid back on within 30 minutes and let it ferment for another week maybe 10 days. I used 5oz. of priming sugar. I poured it into the bottom of the bottling bucket and then siphoned the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-17-2006, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By Hop man
"gushers"

My last batch was a stout and it blew the lid off the fermenter. I cleaned the led didn't think much of it. When it came time to bottle, the gravity was a little higher then I had expected but...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-02-2006, 01:54 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Hop man
I new to brewing myself but my thinking was that...

I new to brewing myself but my thinking was that I would switch to brewing lagers in the winter. You want to ferment lager between 55 and 65 degrees. I'm in Maryland and I think my basement will be...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-02-2006, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By Hop man
Can beer age to long?

Everything I read says that the beer will get better with age but at some point will the flavor of the beer start to decline? If so, how long before it starts going bad?


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