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Old 09-01-2009, 05:08 PM   #11
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Way too soon to bottle.
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Old 09-01-2009, 05:08 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by beerkrump View Post
Trying to put blueberries in a bear is really difficult and dangerous. First, make sure the bear is really sleepy, better if he's drunk. Next, choose your route of entry. One side is more dangerous, but less likely to piss off the bear. Lastly, insert berries.
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Old 09-01-2009, 05:55 PM   #13
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as mentioned, but not highlighted at the end, you need to take your current gravity. you may have had a stuck fermentation, and i will tell you from experience, it will be far too sweet and not taste good LOL
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Old 02-07-2011, 10:08 PM   #14
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I'm absolutely NOT an expert on beer brewing yet. However, I just brewed a blueberry wheat yesterday that came in an ingredient kit put together by my local brew shop. Other than the standard ingredients, the recipe called for and came with 1 can of blueberry pie filling which was warmed and added to the fermenter (i.e. not actually brewed). The wort has been in the fermenter for less than 12 hours and is bubbling away through the airlock. The kit also comes with a bottle of that flavoring stuff. It says to only use half of that during racking. Maybe this is helpful. Maybe not.

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Old 02-07-2011, 10:17 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by corvax13 View Post
Also, it is my understanding that usually fruit flavours are added in a secondary - by adding it to the boil all the flavours will likely be much less prominent in the beer.
+1 also fruit (or any kind of simple sugar) usually are added after primary is complete because the yeast eat up the easily consumable sugars first and then become, well, lazy. so they more complex sugars don't get converted. should still be fine though. take your readings and if you think you need to, you can always add more yeast.
Originally Posted by mrk00k View Post
I'm getting ingredients in the mail today, and I can't even taste my beer yet. What should I do?
Originally Posted by jsweet View Post
I would make a yeast starter, and pitch it into your mailbox.

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