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by cutchemist42
Wed Sep 16, 2009 9:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is there any place I could I order malt extract online?
Replies: 3
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Is there any place I could I order malt extract online?

My local beer store only carries light malt extract and I'm looking for something like an amber or darker malt extract. Can you order this online anywhere?
by cutchemist42
Wed Jul 30, 2008 12:45 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: How bad/good are plastic bottles?
Replies: 1
Views: 4739

How bad/good are plastic bottles?

So I'm about to rack my beer to bottles in probably a few days and was wondering how plastic bottles are. I've only used my dad's old Grolsch bottles but he doesn't have enough for 5 gallons of beer so I've always had to toss out probably 3-4 litres each batch I've made. Now I don't want to toss out...
by cutchemist42
Wed Jul 30, 2008 1:02 am
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: How much time should be spent in fermenters?
Replies: 3
Views: 7100

How much time should be spent in fermenters?

So I've heard that lagers should be primary fermented then secondary fermented for about three months. I also read the Joy of Homebrewing and some Brown Ale recipes say to only do primary fermenter then pitch staight to bottles after the first fermentation activity is over. Do all ales not need seco...
by cutchemist42
Wed Jul 23, 2008 2:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: Wondering about the basic guidelines for brown ales
Replies: 2
Views: 4748

Wondering about the basic guidelines for brown ales

So I'm wonderig for anyone who knows alot about brown ales what are the basic guidelines you guys follow for specialty malts, especifically biscuit malt.
by cutchemist42
Tue Apr 22, 2008 1:36 am
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: The last time I used Wyeast Lab's yeast, I had a problem
Replies: 2
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The last time I used Wyeast Lab's yeast, I had a problem

There was sooo much activity that the gases blew off my stopper and the foam started coming out. Luckily my dad's computer is downstairs and noticed it right away, but had it happened when we were in bed, my beer would have been flwoing out for a whole night. What do you think should I do next batch...