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Old 10-17-2012, 11:58 PM   #1811
Paquitin
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How old was it in that picture?
It is 7 weeks old.



 
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Old 10-17-2012, 11:59 PM   #1812
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@paquitin that looks awesome!

I just brewer the Austin Homebrew "Apple Peeler" kit. Based on the comments in this thread, I am really excited to try it. It has been in the fermenter since 10/13. My kit used about a half lb of honey malt, 3 lbs of extra pale LME and 3 gallons of AJ. Also used an oz of bittering hops. Can't wait to keg it!
Let me know how it comes out.



 
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Old 10-18-2012, 12:17 PM   #1813
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Last night, I cracked a bottle after 1 week conditioning. I was giving some to a friend and wanted to taste it for myself. It was still cloudy (I never racked to secondary) which I didn't mind. It was already nicely carbed but another week will do it well. The hoppy aroma threw me off as I was thinking 'this is a cider' but after the first few pulls I realized how complex the malt, cider, and hops were together. The second half of the glass went down quickly. The ABV calculated to 5.8% but it seemed to give a bigger buzz than a beer with similar ABV. I'll have to be careful!

 
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Old 10-18-2012, 04:58 PM   #1814
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I also just had one after a week in bottles. Definitely on the way. Mine wasn't hoppy at all though, which was working as intended I believe.

 
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Old 10-18-2012, 10:21 PM   #1815
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Has anyone tried this recipe with wyeast 3942 belgian wheat?

 
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Old 10-19-2012, 12:40 AM   #1816
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Well I'm at 1.020 after 5 days, starting from about 1.050 using safale 04. I've kept the temp around 64 (mini fridge, temp prob). I'm surprise it's not lower. I gave it a stir and eased the temp by 2f.

Any ideas on what's going on here?
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Old 10-19-2012, 02:42 AM   #1817
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Don't stir it anymore. Leave it alone for another week. 5 days isn't long enough to finish fermentation. Mine usually finishes at 1.010. RDWHAHB.

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Old 10-20-2012, 11:35 PM   #1818
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SOAB>[ I just figured out that I doubled my hop addition. And Brandon STRESSED not to add more than .5 oz. I used cascade. I'm 15 mins into my boil. What do I do? Scrap the batch or go with it?

 
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Old 10-21-2012, 12:33 AM   #1819
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SOAB>[ I just figured out that I doubled my hop addition. And Brandon STRESSED not to add more than .5 oz. I used cascade. I'm 15 mins into my boil. What do I do? Scrap the batch or go with it?
Go for it.

 
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Old 10-21-2012, 01:03 AM   #1820
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SOAB>[ I just figured out that I doubled my hop addition. And Brandon STRESSED not to add more than .5 oz. I used cascade. I'm 15 mins into my boil. What do I do? Scrap the batch or go with it?
You could make a second batch with no hops and mix them 50/50.



 
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