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Posted in thread: First world problems on 09-16-2014 at 06:56 PM
Whenever I am riding my bike around town on the bike trails, no one seems to understand how to
walk on a bike path. It's literally no different than when you drive on a road, you drive on
the right si...
Posted in thread: Cider primary still slow after 48 hours. on 09-15-2014 at 08:42 PM
Did you take any hydrometer samples before pitching? That would be the best sign, sometimes it
may not look like its fermenting, but it actually is. Recently I did a (my first) strawberry
cyser with w...
Posted in thread: Dumping a Barleywine.. on 09-15-2014 at 08:35 PM
Just curious what the thought process was for adding some mead to the Barley Wine? I have no
opinion on right or wrong just an interesting move.A really dry mead could be good for mixing
into a barley...
Posted in thread: Bananas Foster Creamy Ale (All Grain) **pic intensive** on 09-12-2014 at 01:59 PM
the OP recipe shows two split vanilla beans at 20 minutes. But others are saying secondary.
Which is best?After trying a stout with 4 beans in secondary for 4 weeks next time I do a
vanilla beer I'm g...
Posted in thread: Is all grain is that much better or is it just that you have become a better brewer? on 09-11-2014 at 05:36 PM
I answered "all experience" on the poll. I basically jumped straight into doing all grain and
my first couple batches were all over the place. I couldn't stomach the cost of extract so I
Posted in thread: 1st Homebrew Competition on 09-11-2014 at 01:59 PM
I would also look at it this way. They drop you in points for a slight hazy beer, which you've
identified as chill haze. Oh well, then in the future you can work on taking measures to
prevent chill ha...
Posted in thread: Wild Grape Juice, I need an Adult, In over my head on 09-10-2014 at 06:51 PM
I actually only have approximately 1.4 gallons(ish, I'm rounding here). I pulled the mesh bag
and squeezed the heck out of it, then poured off the juice into 1 gallon jugs. Since there was
a tiny bit ...
Posted in thread: Wild Grape Juice, I need an Adult, In over my head on 09-09-2014 at 08:17 PM
You might want to check the wine making forums for comparison. I've never used grape juice in a
beer, and I applaud your initiatve, but beer makers ALWAYS boil the wort before adding yeast,
and i beli...
Posted in thread: Wild Grape Juice, I need an Adult, In over my head on 09-09-2014 at 04:42 PM
The thing is, if that juice is very sour/tart as is, when it ferments dry it's going to be
pretty potent stuff. You might want to be ready to add lactose, or even KM/sorbate and
backsweeten.This is al...
Posted in thread: Wild Grape Juice, I need an Adult, In over my head on 09-09-2014 at 04:19 PM
Well I'm no adult! I'm 38 going on 14.I would want the wild grapes to shine.I would go all in
on the golden promise and biscuit. For 4 gallons pre boil.One oz of cascade at 60One oz of
fuggles at 15Ad...