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Posted in thread: 2nd cider batch; yeast question and flavor help/suggestion? on 12-30-2012 at 01:26 AM
Thanks for the response, I also excited to try this. It sounds like exactly the result I'm
Posted in thread: 2nd cider batch; yeast question and flavor help/suggestion? on 12-28-2012 at 06:30 PM
How did the batch with the sugar-free caramel syrup turn out? I'm considering doing something
Posted in thread: What have you added to Cider? on 12-28-2012 at 04:03 AM
Has anyone added sugar-free caramel syrup after their cider has fermented dry? It sounds like a
great way to add the caramel flavor without having to back sweeten/stove-top pasturize.
Posted in thread: Pirate Strong Ale on 12-08-2012 at 11:11 PM
Oh yeah, the rum is delicious. It's a spiced rum that is slightly sweet--maybe the sugar
reacted badly with the oak chips? Hard to say.
Posted in thread: Pirate Strong Ale on 12-08-2012 at 05:42 PM
Dotty sorry to hear that. I have never tasted the rum after it has sat with the oak chips.4oz
of oak chips are used because it has been scaled for a 5 gallon batch of beer. It is meant to
mimic the su...
Posted in thread: Pirate Strong Ale on 12-08-2012 at 02:53 PM
I don't know what particular brand they were, just French Oak Chips from my LHBS--never had any
issue with "off" ingredients from them before. The rum was Tortuga Spiced Rum that I got in
Posted in thread: Pirate Strong Ale on 12-07-2012 at 05:45 PM
I have this in secondary right now with the vanilla bean and rum-soaked French oak chips. I
left itin primary for a month vs. three weeks, so my oak chips had been soaking in rum all that
time. After ...
Posted in thread: All Apple Hard Cider on 10-15-2012 at 05:44 PM
I'm excited to try this recipe next weekend, though I'm considering boiling 1/2 to 1 gallon on
the apple juice with a packet of mulling spices before adding it to the fermenter. I like the
idea of a d...
Posted in thread: Let's Hear It From The Louisiana Brewers on 09-02-2012 at 01:13 AM
Just starting out here in Baton Rouge, Highland/Perkins area. Really looking forward to
quaffing my first batch of Oktoberfest in about a month!
- BeerSmith - Partial Boil Extract IBUs
- Worst chiller.
- Flavor almost all settled out?
- Making beer darker without adding taste.
- 2013 NHC in Philly! Who's going?
- ebay aquarium temp controller build
- Mold or yeast
- Finger Lakes breweries?
- Anyone else have a horrid time with their GreatBrewEh pump?
- At what point do I worry about stuck fermentation?
- Tinkering with a saison recipe...