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    Kolsch Wyeast 2565 Help

    To anyone that has used this yeast I need some help. I pitched this yeast this Saturday and have had no activity. I had my beer Refrigerator at 62 degrees and I did not pitch the yeast in to warm of wort. Wyest 2656 was a smack pack, I smacked it and waited 3 hours before pitching...
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    Excessive Foam during Fermintation

    GeoGirl, No it is not the Belgian Ale from True Brew. It is a clone I worked up of La Chouffe, one of my favorites. Was hoping not to wait 4 weeks. 3/4 lb Belgian Candy Sugar 1/2 oz Dried orange peel (bitter type) 1/2 oz coriander (spice)
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    Excessive Foam during Fermintation

    So, when it gets to the point where the FG does not move then I know the fermintation process is done and the yeast have done all they can do.
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    Excessive Foam during Fermintation

    I have brewed a Belgian Ale it included 3/4 lb belgian candy sugar. Now, the fermintation process I have excessive amount of foam in the fermination bottle. Should I move the beer to a secondary fermintation bottle? Any suggestions would be great. FYI, my beer is almost at the correct FG...
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    Brown Ale Recipe

    Indian Brown Ale is good, I like Dog Fish Head. I am looking for an extract with mini-mash.
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    Brown Ale Recipe

    I am looking for a good brown ale recipe that has a hoppy taste. Thanks in advance.
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    Brown Ale - Tilburg Dutch Brown

    Sorry, it was 2 lbs Amber Dry Malt 3.3 lbs Amber Liquid Malt extract
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    Brown Ale - Tilburg Dutch Brown

    I tried brewing a brown ale as my third beer and it failed. The taste was just blah. I used Nottingham Yest and made sure I controlled the temp and kept it at 62 degrees. I need a clone for Tillburg Dutch brown. Below is the brown I had that failed 1 lbs Amber Dry Malt 1.2 lb Amber...
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    Large Giveaway - Fermenter, Mash Paddles, Thermapen

    User ID is Rizman Like your site
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    Brew Help - Ale issue

    Thank you to all. I will warm it up and wait a few weeks to see if it improves.
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    Brew Help - Ale issue

    Yeah, you know it is kind of "green" or unripe. Should I warm it up and wait. Right now it is in my Keg and in the refrigerator at 45 degrees.
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    Brew Help - Ale issue

    Wyzazz, it is not green. Just looks like caramel candy The bin I scouped the Caramel/Crystal from did not say 20L. What should I let it warm to?
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    Brew Help - Ale issue

    West Coast IPA Original Gravity was suppose to be 1.066 but I was at 1.060. Used US-05 yeast 7 lbs of Golden Dry Malt Extract 60 minute boil with 5 different hops added through brew. Steeping Grains 1lb Briess Caramel and 8oz Wyermann Vienna Alcohol is suppose to be 6.3% with...
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    Brew Help - Ale issue

    I brewed an Ale two weeks ago. I measured the Final Gravity at 1.012 and proceeded to move it to my keg. The beer does not taste developed. It also is like brown water the color you have while it is fermenting. Should I have waited longer for it to ferment? Should I move it back into a...
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    Octoberfest Extract Recipe - Need one

    Does anyone have an Octoberfest extract recipe they have tried that is good. I am in need of one.
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    Beer required 1.066 OG and I was at 1.058

    What happens if you are off by that much on the original gravity?
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    Brew Problem

    I had two problems with my Brown Ale: 1) I could not get the Gravity down to 1.048 but instead got it to 1.051 2) I had overflow during the first 24 hours, it blew off the fermination lock, and I switched it to a blow off tube but I don't kow how long the beer was exposed to oxygen in my...
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    Should I filter before kegging

    When I transfer the beer from the Carboy to the keg should I first transfer it to another device such as a bottling bucket and then move it to the keg. My first kegging experience did not go well I could not get the beer to carbonate correctly. I would get a head but beer tasted flat.
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    Need Help with my Keg

    No the CO2 PSI stays solid at the same pressure. I don't think I have a leak
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    Need Help with my Keg

    Only foams near the end of a pint. It is like I have foam and flat beer not the two mixed. Even if I let it run for a couple of glasses it is not carbonated. I thought if I turn on the gas I should get a faster pour which I do so it blew my theory that the in side of the Co2 on the keg was...
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