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    I just looked at the dates on my earlier posts:...

    I just looked at the dates on my earlier posts: apparently it was in the carboy closer to four weeks. I should probably check my brewing notes before posting.
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    Thanks, guys! I opened the first one yesterday...

    Thanks, guys! I opened the first one yesterday (in the bottle two weeks), and it tasted fine. In fact, it was good enough I brought in some more from the garage and put them in the fridge to chill....
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    I decided to go ahead and bottle the beer. Of...

    I decided to go ahead and bottle the beer. Of course I smashed my hydrometer before I took a gravity measurement, so I have no idea what was going on in there. The final beer wasn't sweet, and it...
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    Stuck fermentation?

    I've got a pale ale sitting in a carboy. It's acting differently than any other beer I've made, and I'm curious to know if anyone else has seen this.

    First, there is sediment formed on the sides...
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    I almost always mash below 150F. I've been...

    I almost always mash below 150F. I've been getting really low OG readings, and I've been wondering if it's the lower temperature mashes. Intuitively it makes sense that a lower temperature means...
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    Those are both worth pondering. Thanks for the...

    Those are both worth pondering. Thanks for the tips!

    I can probably "fix" the thermometer easily enough by calibrating it in ice water and boiling water. That might be the first thing to check.
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    Mash temperature and efficiency

    I've been noticing my efficiencies are a lot lower over the last couple years. At first I thought it was my MLT: I had built one with a cooler and a toilet line, and I figured I just crushed the...
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