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  1. J

    True Brew Gold

    Thanks RM-Mn and Dr.Memory. I think I'll let it go for at least two weeks to be safe. Cheers-JD
  2. J

    True Brew Gold

    I have another question for the experienced brewers out there: the instructions in my True Brew All Malt Amber ingredient kit say that fermentation should be complete within 48-72 hours, at which point it says I should wait 3-4 days for settling. It says I should be ready to bottle a week after...
  3. J

    True Brew Gold

    Whew...that's good news! Thanks RM-MN. Like an idiot I also broke my airlock (pushed too hard into the stopper) but ended up using a blowoff tube into sanitized water instead. And, it's starting to show signs of fermentation...bubbling a bit now. Psyched!!! Glad I went with the Amber for a...
  4. J

    True Brew Gold

    Another newbie question: brewed my first batch today from an Amber kit. I poured the wort into the plastic bucket w/spigot, added yeast, and then used the spigot and a funnel to put it into the glass carboy. Did I screw up? I'm thinking I should have put it in the carboy and then added the...
  5. J

    True Brew Gold

    Wow...thanks so much for the replies everyone. BW210...your instructions are more than I could have hoped for...the pictures are an added bonus. Thanks for sharing...I'm ready to go!!! I think I'm gonna like it here :) cheers-jrd
  6. J

    True Brew Gold

    Hi all, The wife got me a True Brew Gold kit for Christmas and I'm getting ready to make my first batch (Amber). She also picked up the book How To Brew (John Palmer), which is really helpful. However, between the kit instructions (which are vague at best) and the book, I'm trying to figure out...
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