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18 votes
6 answers
33k views

What happens when beer freezes?

11 votes
5 answers
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No bubbles in the airlock - should I still bottle the brew?

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5 answers
81k views

How long do I need to carbonate a keg?

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4 answers
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How many times can yeast be reused?

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9 answers
30k views

Is it possible to bottle condition without sediment?

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6 answers
1k views

What to look for in second-hand kegs?

9 votes
7 answers
13k views

Homebrew sanitisation in a Pinch

8 votes
5 answers
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What is this white stuff on the surface of my beer?

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2 answers
6k views

How to troubleshoot flat beer?

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5 answers
715 views

How can I compare hop flavours quickly?

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4 answers
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What causes "rush" carbonation when adding sugar?

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7 answers
44k views

Does yeast choice matter as much in ginger beer?

8 votes
4 answers
21k views

How full can I fill my bottles?

7 votes
3 answers
3k views

At what stage of the fermentation process is temperature control most important?

6 votes
5 answers
3k views

What could cause an earthy flavour in beer?

6 votes
2 answers
656 views

Is re-pitching essential after cold crashing?

6 votes
2 answers
14k views

What causes cloudiness in beer?

6 votes
1 answer
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What is skunking?

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3 answers
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What difference does the crush make for steeped grains?

5 votes
5 answers
1k views

Can I steep grains ahead of time?

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2 answers
566 views

Is RTD beer susceptible to any damage from temperature fluctuations?

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1 answer
3k views

How can I bottle using corks?

5 votes
6 answers
52k views

Can I add more yeast during primary fermentation?

5 votes
2 answers
582 views

Should I brew in too-warm climate or substitute the yeast?

4 votes
1 answer
700 views

Is DMS content relevant when using extract?

4 votes
6 answers
2k views

Is rapid wort chilling always needed?

4 votes
5 answers
3k views

How can tobacco be used in beer?

4 votes
3 answers
9k views

What's wrong with using finings?

4 votes
2 answers
791 views

Does a malt "late addition" affect OG?

4 votes
1 answer
5k views

How to tell if (and recover from) a diacetyl rest was done too early?