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by Lakhesis
Fri Aug 16, 2013 3:10 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Stronger Nettle Beer Question
Replies: 5
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Re: Stronger Nettle Beer Question

Thankyou again! Did hydrometer readings 24 hours apart and went from 1.040-1.030. That said, there is a lot of literal sediment in the brew. Going to take another reading this afternoon to see what's changed and will probably strain off the brew tonight to get a reading of the 'refined' product. I t...
by Lakhesis
Mon Aug 12, 2013 1:03 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Stronger Nettle Beer Question
Replies: 5
Views: 2245

Re: Stronger Nettle Beer Question

Excellent! I will look into it ASAP.
I had thought that I'd need a reading of the initial brew, pre-ferment, for an accurate hydrometer reading though…?
What is a 'safe' specific gravity range?
by Lakhesis
Mon Aug 12, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Stronger Nettle Beer Question
Replies: 5
Views: 2245

Stronger Nettle Beer Question

I've decided to try out the 'Stronger Nettle Beer' recipe on this site as my first ever attempt at home brewing! It has been a relatively cold Winter for Sydney, Australia, so the brew was certainly not ready to bottle after the 3-4 days suggested. It's now 7 days on, and the brew is bubbling after ...