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  1. M

    First Batch Questions!

    So I'm very excited to start the brewing journey! I bought a kit and a few weeks ago started making my first batch using the recipe that came with the kit (Fresh Squished IPA Extract Beer Recipe Kit). It has been fermenting for 13 days now, and their suggestion is to bottle on day 14. However...
  2. snarf7

    Timing for each stage?

    Are there some basic guidelines to how long you should be putting into each stage? Primary Fermentation Secondary Fermentation Dry Hopping Bottling/Conditioning I realize that different types of brew have different requirements, for example a barleywine takes much longer than an ale. But are...