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Making pineapple beer with bakers yeast
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So you have about 1kg of table sugar, and about 60g of fructose from the pineapple in a total of 5 liters of water. That should put your OG at around 1.080-1.085, depending on just how much and how ...

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Home made Cider Over Carbonated what should i do with the other Bottles?
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Cool them down to as close to freezing as you can to make sure as much as possible of the CO2 stays in solution. Then carefully vent the pressure from each one in a safe place. If it's not done ...

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Should I even bother with this kit?
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I would certainly make it if I had it around. I would get a fresh pack of dry yeast. It has the shortest shelf life of the stuff you have, and is the cheapest to replace. There's probably enough ...

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First brew - OK to substitute malt/hops, and how much water should I be boiling?
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Your recipe look completely fine to me. Your malt bill looks OK. Your OG will be ever so slightly higher, and color may turn out very slightly darker but not enough to care about. "Finishing hops" ...

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Higher boil off than usual?
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Two main reasons I can think of (only considering boil off, not speculate "you did something else wrong"): Higher voltage from the grid than at home. Most EU countries at least you should expect ...

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Priming sugar quantities for Weissbier
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It's "only" 8.4 g/L which is IMO is completely fine. Looks like Beersmith has a more optimistic carbonation formula than most other calcuators. I find brewers friend one to get close to my expected ...

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How much priming sugar should one use?
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Simple answer: 5-10 grams/liter. Lower end will give around 2 volumes, upper end around 3. Not so simple answer: It is temperature dependent. If your beer has fermented and kept cold, or cold crashed ...

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How to troubleshoot for either bad wort or bad yeast?
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Plastic buckets, if that's what you have, are often not completely air tight. Not all bucket style fermenters even have an airlock, they just vent any positive pressure in the inside on through an ...

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Can I wash yeast with tap water or starsan?
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If tap water is safe to use or not will depend on who you ask and where in the world they live. I'd seek advice about that locally. Around where I live pretty much everyone I know just use straight ...

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Bottling hard cider
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That's a lot of priming sugar for one gallon, your bottles are in danger of popping if your yeast can handle it and it's left for too long. You don't mention total sugar amounts added, gravity ...

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