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Posted in thread: Best Places to Buy Brewing Hardware? on 11-23-2015 at 04:08 PM
After reading the mixed reviews on Brew International, the cheap-ass in me decided to test them
out on an 8.5 gallon brew kettle with thermometer and shut-off valve. Here's the link:
ordered it on t...
Posted in thread: Welch's Concord Grape Juice Wine on 10-21-2015 at 01:56 AM
My final ABV on the large batch was 10.7%. It tasted great as-is so I didn't sweeten it. My
tester ( the one I mention in the first post if this thread) ended around 13% but I sweetened
that one.Not s...
Posted in thread: Bell's Two Hearted Ale Clone (close as they come) on 10-07-2015 at 10:45 AM
I have 5 gallons dry hopping right now It should be ready for bottling this weekend.
Posted in thread: Welch's Concord Grape Juice Wine on 08-08-2015 at 02:07 PM
I checked the gravity and it is at .992 so I didn't add any juice to it. I pulled out more and
had some more people do a taste test. I was offered money for a few bottles already 👍
Posted in thread: How does my cider recipe sound? on 08-07-2015 at 02:59 PM
The FAJC does have a good amount of sugar in it. I'm sure somewhere in this board, someone has
a calculation to determine how much of a boost your ABV gets per 12 oz. can of FAJC. Invest in
Posted in thread: Welch's Concord Grape Juice Wine on 08-06-2015 at 10:20 PM
Here it is. It's a nice plum color. It's sweeter than my final ABV would suggest. I may have
topped up at some point with more juice and forgot to write it down. I suppose I could've taken
a gravity r...
Posted in thread: Anyone elses Centennials already need to be harvested? on 08-06-2015 at 10:14 PM
The hops or the Japanese beetles?Or is it beatles? it be all 3?
Posted in thread: How does my cider recipe sound? on 08-06-2015 at 04:10 PM
1 - The Cote de Blanc yeast makes a good cider, but so do many others. Experiment with others
after you use the Cote de Blanc to get a feel for what you like. Some of them (can't think of
which off th...
Posted in thread: Anyone elses Centennials already need to be harvested? on 08-06-2015 at 03:28 PM
Mine started to be ready to pick well over a month ago (I'm in Tennessee) but the Japanese
beetles go to my plants while I was out of town before I could pick any. They did a number on
my hops plants....
Posted in thread: Welch's Concord Grape Juice Wine on 08-05-2015 at 11:04 AM
I guess I was a few months off on when I started this wine. I started it in February. OG -
1.074Temp - 68 FIn April, these were the numbers:FG - .992Temp - 68 FABV - 10.74%So it's been
sitting around ...