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Posted in thread: Belgian Dubble Graff on 02-20-2014 at 08:23 AM
Belgian Dubble Apple Ale4 lb pale ale1 lb crystal 1201 lb Special B (Cara aroma used)1 lb
raisins1 pounds honey2 pounds sugar2.5 tsp DAP (Di-ammonium Phosphate4 gallons apple
ciderSaflager S-23Grains ...
Posted in thread: Making a sour cider on 01-29-2014 at 12:07 AM
You should be fine on part of the rhubarb. 3 pounds per gallon gives a light tartness (with a
sweet wine). 'Course, the stuff I used may have been low on oxetic acid...
Posted in thread: Malted Buckwheat Graff on 01-26-2014 at 04:48 AM
Interesting. Never heard of malted buckwheat...how does it taste?I love making graff, and have
to force myself to make a straight cider occasionally.
Posted in thread: Oats in mead on 01-22-2014 at 12:57 AM
Yup, they give body. Add rolled oats as oat water (very, very thin oatmeal) in primary.
Toasting the oats before cooking is an option to get some toasty flavours. They do cause you to
lose more when r...
Posted in thread: Innoculating with an accidental sour? on 01-11-2014 at 02:54 AM
Posted in thread: Innoculating with an accidental sour? on 01-10-2014 at 08:10 AM
Some time ago I mixed up a wheat graff (cider/beer hybrid), and during fermentation it soured
(not sure what the bug is). It came out tasting delicious, and I'd like to brew up a full batch
of it one ...
Posted in thread: how to convert a beer recipe to a braggot on 01-08-2014 at 09:07 AM
If you know what beer style you are planning, go forth and research that style. Pick a honey
varietal that will taste good with it (if you have the option to).Like MarshmallowBlue
said--you need to ha...
Posted in thread: Cabbage and oak leaf wine on 12-27-2013 at 04:25 AM
I would refer you to Jack Keller's winemaking page, since I think he has recipes for these, but
his site seems to be down...Other than that...I'm curious about these as well.
Posted in thread: Holiday apple wine ideas? on 12-20-2013 at 07:06 AM
Whole mulling spices, sliced lemon and/or orange, and your preferred sugar to desired sweetness
(I aim for not too sweet, and add molasses).Then allow to steep over low heat for a while.
Posted in thread: sneaking tastes on 12-19-2013 at 09:49 AM
When I taste, it's when I've pulled some off for a hydrometer sample or racked. I've almost
never sanitized the carboy bung when doing this, since your booze is not supposed to touch it,
and not notic...