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Posted in thread: Moving hops mid-season on 08-01-2014 at 12:50 PM
Hi folksI have seen questions about moving hops, but most talk about only the rhizomes. Mine is
about moving full plants. I have three hop plants I planted about six years ago in three 30 gal
Posted in thread: Gluten Free Double Chocolate Oatmeal Stout on 05-05-2012 at 01:36 PM
I've been brewing a few gluten free beers, with the most success from Wicked Messenger Wit
(thanks!). Looking at this one and thinking about the sorghum bitterness, since adding more
Posted in thread: Wrong sugar for priming. Uh oh. on 02-15-2012 at 11:58 PM
I never did, never had a gusher or grenade, and I bottled for 10 years before finally switching
to kegging. 'Course the one thing I made sure of was the FG was stable before bottling.
Hopefully you di...
Posted in thread: Wrong sugar for priming. Uh oh. on 02-15-2012 at 11:30 PM
Thanks. Should I be worried about contamination?
Posted in thread: Wrong sugar for priming. Uh oh. on 02-15-2012 at 10:51 PM
How stupid is this: I primed three dozen 12 oz bottles of a double IPA recently (plus a few
pints and quarts). But I primed with maltodextrin instead of dextrose! What a moron. (in my
defense: white s...
Posted in thread: First batch bottling: questions on malic acid and process on 11-21-2011 at 01:01 AM
Thanks for your help. Everything seems to have gone well. The incremental additions of malic
acid dissolved in solution allowed us to hit a flavour acidity pretty quickly (with what
amounted to about ...
Posted in thread: First batch bottling: questions on malic acid and process on 11-20-2011 at 01:37 PM
Thanks Jacob.That is a lot to figure out. Sadly, all I have is malic acid, and pretty mediocre
ph test strips! Questions back: I have racked this cider about three or four times. It is
Posted in thread: First batch bottling: questions on malic acid and process on 11-20-2011 at 02:05 AM
So I helped a friend make hard apple cider last year. It is still sitting in the carboy and
we're (finally) bottling it tomorrow.She likes tart cider, like that which we have tried in the
UK. I learne...
Posted in thread: Trying to calculate grav in an overly-complicated cider making process. on 11-17-2011 at 02:28 PM
Thanks. There I go trying to complicate it. 7.3% makes more sense than 10.5 and explains why my
friend could still walk after chugging the 8 oz I gave her to try.
Posted in thread: Trying to calculate grav in an overly-complicated cider making process. on 11-16-2011 at 10:27 PM
Okay, folks. It's my first time making cider (long time making beer). and I messed up but fixed
it. However, I cannot calculate the gravity now because I was adding stuff, modifying and so
on. Please ...