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Posted in thread: Brewmasters Warehouse on 04-19-2014 at 01:23 AM
Like many on this forum, I too had nearly given up on BMW. I was driving the 3 hours to a
"L"HBS rather than dealing with BMW's terrible shipping. I gave them one last attempt on
Wednesday. My order w...
Posted in thread: bottling noob mead question on 11-06-2013 at 03:56 PM
Not a dumb question at all. I prefer to batch prime rather than doing each bottle individually.
For my sparkling mead I use 1 oz of priming sugar per gallon. It is quite effervescent but not
Posted in thread: Secondary fermentation restart? on 11-06-2013 at 03:47 PM
Thank you all for putting my mind at ease. Yes, there is a bit of krausen so I suppose the
oxygen did kick things up again. Thanks again!
Posted in thread: Secondary fermentation restart? on 11-03-2013 at 05:31 PM
I had a strong ale in the primary for a month. I racked to a secondary using the most careful
sanitation processes I can muster. After three days in the secondary I have signs of
fermentation again. I...
Posted in thread: Apple Cyser + sparkling apple cyser on 11-02-2013 at 01:15 PM
Arch tech, your friend is mistaken. I have cyser that has been in bottle for over a year. The
flavor has changed a lot in that time, but it was all for the better. The flavors have mellowed
and a far ...
Posted in thread: Decoction mashing in ales on 09-14-2013 at 03:08 AM
My hefe recipe is a single decoction mash. As yooper said, it's common in some varieties of
ales. It adds a noticeable flavor difference.
Posted in thread: SS Vegetable Steamer on 09-07-2013 at 01:39 AM
Seems like a good idea, so long as you don't snag the bag. Another thing to try is stirring
while heating. I use paint strainers, and while stirring vigorously during heating, I have
never had a melte...
Posted in thread: first BIAB low OG, two probable problems and a question on 09-07-2013 at 01:23 AM
When I started BIAB I was seeing a low OG. I found out, through an unrelated use of my
thermometer, that it was reading 5 degrees higher than actual. Once I started compensating for
that my efficiency...
Posted in thread: Stains on BIAB sack. Ok to use? on 09-07-2013 at 01:18 AM
Stains happen, no big deal at all. Everything gets boiled anyway so don't worry.
Posted in thread: extreme bottle bombs on 09-07-2013 at 01:16 AM
I'm going to say infection as well. You can over carb by quite a bit without blowing bottles.
Those little nasties are far more gassy.