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    Question on water amounts

    Thank you all for the information. I'm guessing you guys don't get too many female brewers? @Transamguy77 It's going to take a lot to scare me off. :) I do understand there are a lot of variables that can be considered. However, on kits there are not many variables that can be changed. So, from...
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    Question on water amounts

    Additional notes: We are using kits, not "all-grain" and we don't have limitations on pot size. We have all the necessary equipment for brewing. Just curious if full is better than partial. We ran into one instance where a method the directions wanted us to do was outdated. Just looking for feed...
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    Question on water amounts

    Hello again, So, we have brewed a total of 3 - 5 gallons and 1 - 1 gallon. So, on the 5 gallon, the directions typically state to start with 2.5 gallons (or there abouts) of water and then add the rest of the water at the end to get to 5 gallons. My questions is, is it better to go that route...
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    Yeast rafts or infection?

    Update...bottle and it now tastes like a sour ale instead of a cream ale. Not bad tasting, just not what we hoped for. Oh well. Thank you for all the advice! Now fingers crossed they don't explode. :D
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    Yeast rafts or infection?

    Good to know. Now we will know for next time and it was annoying to do. The FG was above their recommended range when we took it before transferring. Thank you for your reply!
  6. K

    Yeast rafts or infection?

    The FG was above the recommended range when we took it before transferring. Thank you for the reply! We will try bottling tomorrow and see how it turns out.
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    Yeast rafts or infection?

    Hello, My husband and I are new to brewing and brewed an American Cream Ale with a friend. Everything looked good until we transferred to another carboy for 2nd fermentation and clarity. Now the beer is darker and has a ring of with bubble things on top. Can anyone helps us to identify what it...
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