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    Added too much extract! Help!

    I'm in the boil process of a home brew and the recipe I got online called for 8lbs extract. I bought dme extract but I think the recipe was intended for lme. I put in around 7 lbs of dme extract before realizing my mistake. Is there anyway of fixing it? I'm still doing the boil right now. Thanks!
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    Wedding extract recipe?

    Hey guys, So im getting married in August and I wanna do a beer for the wedding favors. Im thinking of a pale ale. My fiance and I love citra hops so we are thinking of a citra pale ale(maybe a blend of other hops even in with citra) Does anyone have a great extract recipe for a citra pale...
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    BIAB first timer questions?

    Im about to attempt a BIAB(brew in a bag) of a the centennial blonde recipe as my first all grain beer(5 gallon batch). I have some questions about the technique to doing this. I have a 7.5 gallon turkey fryer pot Ive been using to brew. The recipe calls for 8.75 lbs of grains. How much water...
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    mini fridge requirements for kegging?

    Im looking to get into kegging my beer. What size mini fridge would I need for a 5 gallon corny keg?
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    Oak Chips bittering my beer?

    I made an IPA with less than 1 ounce of medium toast oak chips. After 3 weeks in the bottle I can kinda taste a dry bitter flavor at the back of my tongue. Could it be the oak chips giving this unwanted bittering flavor?
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    Another High FG...but I already bottled?

    I brewed a stout 3 weeks ago with chocolate and coffee. I had an OG of 1.070. I did use a secondary for the final week to add some oak chips. I forgot to check the gravity before I bottled the beer and it FG is 1.026. Is it okay that I bottled at that gravity? I know it is a bit high. Is...
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    Low O.G. Help?

    Last night i brewed a partial mash recipe for a stout. I mashed at 155 for 30 minutes. My O.G. was 1.070 and it was supposed to be 1.078. What happened? Is it a big problem or a way to fix it? I did mix the water in well since it was a partial boil. Here is the recipe.. 7 lbs. (0.77 kg)...
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    Help me convert this all grain recipe to partial mash!

    I want to convert this to a 5 gallon partial mash. Any help? Recipe Type: All Grain Yeast: US-05 Yeast Starter: Rehydrated Dry Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter: N/A Batch Size (Gallons): 6 Original Gravity: 1070 Final Gravity: 1016 IBU: 98 Boiling Time (Minutes): 90 Color: 9.6...
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    Adding LME at end of boil?

    Ive read that many people on here add most of there DME at the end of the boil. I was wondering how this is done. Most people seem to do it with 10 minutes left so I was wondering how I should add it. I need to take it off the burner when I add the DME, so should I stop my stopwatch once I...
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    Building immersion chiller

    I am going to build an immersion chiller. I wanted to use 25 ft. of 3/8" copper tubing but all lowes and HD have is 20 ft. Would a 20 ft chiller be alright or is there a way to attach an extra 5 or 10 feet of copper to it to make it longer? Thanks!
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    help me convert this all grain to Partial mash?

    I was wondering if anyone could convert this all grain recipe to either a partial mash or extract recipe for a 5.5 gallon batch? I can only boil 4.5 max volume. Thanks! Recipe Type: All Grain Yeast: US-05 Yeast Starter: Rehydrated Dry Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter: N/A Batch Size...
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    Looking for award winning partial mash or extract recipes?

    Im trying to find some award winning(sure fire bets to be good) mini mash or extract recipes for my next few brews Im gonna make. Maybe a stout, pale ale, and an IPA? All I can find are all grain! Thanks!
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    Do I have an infection?

    I am brewing a orange hefeweizen and there is some brown stuff on top of the muslin bag of oranges in my fermenter. Is it an infection?
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    starter question?

    I made my first starter for a hefe using 1/2 pound of lme. Do I subtract that from the total amount of LME the recipe calls for? It says use 6.6 lbs of Wheat LME, so should I take into account the amount of LME I used for my starter? Or just put in 6.6 lbs of LME into my boil?
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    How to steep/add fruit?

    I am making a blood orange hefe from extreme home brewing book and was a little confused about how to steep and add the fruit and zest to the beer. It says "heat fruit and peels in 1/2 gallon of water then turn off heat. Let it steep as it cools." Should I heat the water with the fruit and zest...
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    Where can i get simcoe hops?

    Im trying to make a 60 minute dogfish head clone and the recipe calls for simcoe hops, but I cant seem to find them anywhere. I asked the guys from midwest supplies and they said they dont get them in until November. Anywhere I can find them? or a good substitute?
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    No bubbles from Air Lock

    This is my third batch of beer a white beer. I brewed this on Monday evening and now(wednesday) there is still no bubbling from my air lock. I forgot to take a gravity reading before I pitched the yeast. What should I do? Should I be worried? The yeast I used was Wyeast 3944. I did not make...
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    Substitute for White Labs WLP400/WLP410 yeast?

    Im going to make a allagash white clone and the recipe calls for White labs WLP400 belgian wit or WLP410 Belgian wit II. I am ordering from midwest supplies and they dont have either of these. What could I substitute from midwest supplies that will give me the same results?
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    IPA not bitter?

    Last month I brewed an all amarillo IPA. It spent 4 weeks in the primary then I bottled it on Sunday. The only problem I had was when I brewed the beer I added half of the dry malt extract with 15 minutes left to boil and couldnt get the wort to boil again after I put in the DME(propane was low...
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    Priming sugar

    Quick question. I have a bag of 5oz priming sugar to carb up my 4 3/4 gallon batch of beer. What are the instructions to use this priming sugar. Its brewers best brand white priming sugar. Thanks!
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