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Posted in thread: All Amarillo IPA on 12-01-2011 at 09:27 PM
Great beer. I brewed this over a year ago, and my GF's father sent me a card (after I had sent
him home with samples a few months prior) remarking on it's quality. I did increase the hop
Posted in thread: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale (AG and Extract versions) on 12-01-2011 at 09:24 PM
I've made a number of pumpkin beers before, but always with the fresh stuff.Since I missed the
pumpkin season, I flagged down this beer but only after I started brewing last night (past the
point of r...
Posted in thread: Carbonation trouble on 06-20-2011 at 03:14 PM
Hi Bill,I may not understand the process fully, but having read your question as it reads, I
suspect the issue lies in carbonating it in a keg and then moving it to a bottle. There will be
a natural l...
Posted in thread: Beach Plum Cider on 06-20-2011 at 03:09 PM
The short answer is no. I was following a recipe of "olde".I put the beach plums in a large pot
and poured water in until it was 1" above the fruit. I then brought it to a boil and physically
Posted in thread: beer appears to have changed color while fermenting help on 04-04-2011 at 09:18 PM
I haven't ever heard of a beer being infected with a consequent darkening in shade... I say let
it ride. Beer can go through all sorts of changes; worrying about an organic process going it's
own way ...
Posted in thread: Bottle Sanitizing on 03-21-2011 at 11:27 PM
Although I have heard of some people "baking" their bottles in addition. Your best bet is to
use a no-rinse sani solution.
Posted in thread: Sour Apfelwein on 03-01-2011 at 08:42 PM
If your FG was low, then you won't have have many residual sugars to keep it sweeter as they
all fermented out. It may be sour due to a an infection, however I imagine that to be a bit
unlikely. Next ...
Posted in thread: The Sour Oats Mystery on 02-28-2011 at 06:41 AM
Your research seems accurate. Any time a beer tastes like that, it is normally due to a
Posted in thread: Can I see the yeast, or are there crazy critters? on 02-25-2011 at 04:30 AM
It's still bubbling, and consequently driving me mad; I'm used to the 1 week max turn around of
ale. I guess it's all part of the new adventure with mead.I'd say it's going 1 bubble a minute,
as it ha...
Posted in thread: Can I see the yeast, or are there crazy critters? on 02-25-2011 at 04:21 AM
Thanks for the replies ;)I assumed I was just seeing "things" but figured I'd toss it up for
review/mockery of the more seasoned brewers.Good to know I have some royalty in the house.