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  1. ComcastWineRookie

    Wild fermentation?

    So...... I didn't have yeast to add to 10 of my 15 gallons of saison till tonight. I went to add and there is airlock activity coming out of both air locks, pretty vigorous for zero yeast. Did I pick up some wild yeast? Should I be worried? Thanks.
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    quick question

    is there a way to carb 2 kegs at once. I have 2 beers that are ready, going to transfer to 2 kegs tonight, can I carb them at the same time?
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    Brew Dogs

    did anyone watch brew dogs last night. they brewed a beer with no Water, no malted barley, no hops and no yeast, and did this in berlin. the non Reinheitsgebot "beer" seemed very interesting. juiced 500 cucumbers for the "water", used rye and wheat for the grain, used a distallate of a few...
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    mild ale with roeselare?

    has anyone ever brewed a mild ale and fermented with roselare? I love sour beers, so I am thinking of breing a low alc beer with sour notes. What do you think?
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    Zombi Dust Clone

    I am planning on the recipe below...I got 2 pounds of Citra Pellets and hope this might work. Any Ideas? Brew Method: All Grain Style Name: American IPA Boil Time: 60 min Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume) Boil Size: 7.5 gallons Boil Gravity: 1.043 Efficiency: 70% (brew house)...
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    botttling a belgian blonde

    after primary fermentation I put by carboy into my chest freezer set to 38 degrees for the last week, now I am getting ready to bottle. I cold crashed it to clear the beer and have the yeast drop out. now when I bottle and add priming sugar should I add some fresh yeast to carbonate?
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    Chili Stout beer Advice

    Input greatly appreciated Sweet Chili Stout Method: All Grain Style: Sweet Stout Boil Time: 60 min Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume) Boil Size: 7.5 gallons Efficiency: 70% (brew house) Boil Gravity: 1.038 (recipe based estimate) Original Gravity:1.052Final Gravity:1.020ABV...
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    Advice on imperial stout recipe

    this is a recipe that I am planning to brew. I just want some input. Can I ched is abrew this using my 10 gallon rubbermaid mash tun, or will I need to use some extract in place of some base grains? does the recipe look like it will turn out good? also planning on using the espresso and bacon...
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    Imp Stout

    this is a recipe that I am planning to brew. I just want some input. Can I ched is abrew this using my 10 gallon rubbermaid mash tun, or will I need to use some extract in place of some base grains? does the recipe look like it will turn out good? also planning on using the espresso and...
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    Brewing Water Analysis

    I sent a bottle to ward labs for analysis, they sent the following report(attached PDF). What kind of adjustments would I need to make for a balanced profile to help make better beer? Thanks.
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    Temperature Control

    Ok, just some info. I am going to buy a chest freezer with a Temperature control device and I gst how most of that works to control fermentation temps, but here is where I am lost a little. How would I get the "freezer" to heat to a higher temp when I need to raise the temps, I understand I...
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    Fermentation Stopped

    I just racked after 20 days and my OG was 1.050 and now my gravity reading is only at 1.030. Tasted the beer and its really sweet, would you reccommend adding more yeast to the secondary and seeing what happens? or the yeast in suspension enough? help
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    Mashing Question

    I have a brewing question, I am planning on making a KBS clone, here is my recipe: KBS CLONE 5 US Gallons 13.25 lbs pale malt 1.5 lbs flaked oats .75 lb roasted barley .75 lb Belgian choc. malt .50 lb Belgian debittered black malt .5 lb 120L crystal malt Hops 1.0 oz Nugget...
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    Jaom

    I am making 2 1 gallon versions of this 1 with everything but the cinnamon stick, using wildflower honey instead of Clover Honey and 3 pounds instead of 3.5 pounds....tomorrow I am making the 2nd with 3 pounds of wild blueberry honey, 1 pint of blueberries, skipping the orange, clove and...
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    Fermenting Started Again?

    I have a question, I am making an imperial IPA and on tuesday I transferred to the secondary to dry hop, and starting last night I started getting bubbling thru my airlock again, is this normal? it fermented quick in the primary, I gave it 3 days after it pretty much stopped, and now its back...
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    Additions to secondary

    Any help would be great. I have a Cream stout that has been in the primary, thinking of adding espresso to it, and from my understanding, I should brew it as I was gonna drink it, add it to the secondary, siphon from the primary and let sit for 1 week. Well, How much brewed espresso should i...
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    Problem with yeast starter

    Well, I made a yeast starter last night, or I should say attempted to, and when I woke up this morning to take a look nothing going on, and looked like the yeast is resting on the bottom of the bottle...any ideas?
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