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Posted in thread: Full boil for NB Dundalk Irish Heavy kit on 02-24-2013 at 05:04 AM
Posted in thread: Full boil for NB Dundalk Irish Heavy kit on 02-21-2013 at 06:55 PM
I recently received the Dundalk Irish Heavy kit as an early birthday present and am planning on
brewing this Sunday. Even though the instructions are for a partial boil, would I be able to do
a full b...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 04-08-2012 at 03:46 AM
Just bottled my first batch of this tonight! I used a Cara Cara orange which has given this a
very nice sweet orange taste. It's absolutely crystal clear! Followed the directions as stated
and ha no p...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 01-21-2012 at 01:14 PM
Here's my version of JAOM. Left it to cool overnight and it got down to 65*. According to the
recipe, temp range is 70* - 80*. I have it on my counter warming up. Should I wait or go ahead
and pitch? ...
Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 01-16-2012 at 07:12 PM
Make sure you mix the priming sugar well into the wort without oxygenating it. When I used to
bottle I noticed this same problem when I did not swirl the wort and priming sugar very lightly
with the r...
Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 01-09-2012 at 05:31 PM
Brewed up a partial boil recipe I found on an earlier post for the in-laws, and it was a hit! I
do have one question. I used 4oz of corn sugar to carbonate and bottled on 12/12/11 and I'm
Posted in thread: Adding sugar pre-fermentation on 10-12-2011 at 08:56 PM
I highly recommend checking the SG again in about 5 days, as I doubt it's done at 1.010 or
1.012.That's my plan :D Going to check on Saturday. I may have to check and see if WF sells
their organic jui...
Posted in thread: Adding sugar pre-fermentation on 10-10-2011 at 09:28 PM
Check my gravites last night. The one with no sugar came in at 1.012, while the one with sugar
was 1.010. That's around 4.9% and 5.9% respectively, assuming the same formula for calculating
ABV for be...
Posted in thread: Adding sugar pre-fermentation on 10-03-2011 at 05:17 PM
Dert: I noticed that my stoppers weren't staying in place, so I added the foil to try and keep
them from moving. So far they're holding!
Posted in thread: Simple cider from store-bought juice on 09-28-2011 at 05:45 PM
I just recently started my first batch of cider using store bought juice. I used 2 gallons of
Whole Food's 100% Apple Juice and split a packet of Safale-04 between the two. The one on the
left I just ...