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    Pet bottles

    Guys just had a very strange thing happen as my bottles were leaking I put them in the fridge to stop the action too my shock..... Cracked open a bottle tonight and it was the best home brew I have ever made Bottles were only at room temp for 1 week and in the fridge for the second week So how...
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    Pet bottles

    Thank you and yes I use refractometer as you use.i only bottle when I can the same sg for days.
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    Pet bottles

    Thanks for your thoughts But my sg shows ready to bottle when I test for3 days one after another day
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    Pet bottles

    Ok that makes sense Maybe I should use glass bottle
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    Pet bottles

    Thanks guys No not cleaning in hot water as per the cleaning instruction that was with the bottles. The caps are white and do have a blueish tint seal inside
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    Pet bottles

    I have 64 p.e.t bottles and make 2 kits sometimes as I cycle through all bottles I mark the ones that look like they have leaked . So the next time I brew these bottles often never leak again and then other ones start to leak. I have even stood on a leaked bottle and no sign of cracks or could...
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    Pet bottles

    Thanks guy's I should have mentioned that I crank the caps as tight as I can. Also the over carbonated idea has me wondering. I did noticed on a few brews when I open a random bottom some would foam right out of the bottle. Maybe this is the trouble What is the idea here to not over carbonation...
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    Pet bottles

    Guys I am having a strange issue happening with my pet bottles. Used them for 4 brew jobs with new caps every time. I store my bottled brew in a rubbermaid container and it is dry when I put my bottles in but after a few days the bottom is wet and a few bottles have leaked enough to make the...
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    What are you drinking now?

    I am drinking canada pale ale all grain kit . Golden clear refreshing beer
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    All grain help needed

    Guys Tonite I am drinking from my second batch since I was told what I was doing wrong . First batch was a great improvement and now the second is 10 times better. I kept the same brew kit so results could easy be tasted and now it so good and normal beer texture and flavor . I made a little...
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    All grain help needed

    Mike your help has been a ray of sunshine You were the most influential one to step up . You were dead on the cause and right on the remedy. All of my sucess is directly due to the steps you mentioned . Thank you sir
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    All grain help needed

    Hey guys thank you all for setting me straight on my adventure in home brew. Just tried the first beer and what an improvement in texture look and taste. Very enjoyable brew. Just let it set for 3 weeks and it is fantastic and the best I have ever made.
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    All grain help needed

    Over the weekend I was ready to bottle. On Sunday I did and now the wait is on
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    All grain help needed

    Thanks guys I move my fermenter to a cooler room and had been in there now for 4 hours with the temp now at 70 f By tomorrow it should be down to 66 or so
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    All grain help needed

    Mike the 2 kits I just received are canada pale ale. The yeast says to ferment at 68 to 74 range
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    All grain help needed

    Guys I was surprised today that my 2 kits arrived. Iwas home early from work today and took a few hours to brew up one kit. I followed a online calculator for the water and arrived at 3.5 gal first and 4 gal for sparge. I left first in the cooler for the 90 mins and when done and ready to boil I...
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    All grain help needed

    Thanks guys for your help Yes rodi is reverse osmosis as I use for reef tank use and make 0 tds drinking water.
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    All grain help needed

    Mike your help is fantastic Today I learn a very interesting way to brew. I just ordered 2 kits of beer and asked them to be crush. About 2 weeks to get them and I will lot you know Can wait to try this as I am sure it was my problem. Thank you again
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    All grain help needed

    I have never crushed any as I knew nothing about it all I did was just throw it in and stir So this is a very good teaching subject I goggle the calculator and this tells me first water is 3.3 gal and sparge should be 3. 8 gal
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    All grain help needed

    Mike thank you brother I am in Canada and here the kit I get looks like it's full not crushed grain with all parts sealed in a vaccum sealed bag Mostly 3 types of hops now that I know what to ask I will goggle for a calculator so I need the weight of the grain right and the 5 gallons for...
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