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Posted in thread: Fridge or Freezer on 01-26-2011 at 12:21 AM
So does that tip the scales towards the fridge?
Posted in thread: Fridge or Freezer on 01-24-2011 at 06:46 PM
So for a lagering/kegging prospective which is better? I am thinking a freezer with temp
controller as common sense says that the compressor might not run as much as on a fridge.
Posted in thread: aquarium heater fail on 01-24-2011 at 04:14 PM
Aquarium Heater, especially cheap ones, are not calibrated the best. I would definately use a
thermometer to read the temp versus setting the heater at 70 and thinking it is at 70.
Posted in thread: Caramel cream ale? on 01-22-2011 at 06:38 PM
Well I will be trying this out with a slight variation, I had .5lbs of honey malt that I will
be adding. So we will see how this beast turns out. Matt
Posted in thread: Quaffable Irish Red (Extract) on 01-20-2011 at 12:47 AM
My LBS only had the 3.3lb LME Briess jars, would adding 6.6 instead of 6.0 of LME be an issue?
I can measure it out but if it isn't going to be a big deal then I won't go to the
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 10-04-2010 at 08:05 PM
That is reassuring, I back sweetened with splenda so it will be on the sweeter side which is
good for me. I will try another back as long as this turns out good and see how it goes without
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 10-03-2010 at 07:38 PM
I just tasted it after two weeks in the carboy, it was VERY tart. It may just need to age in
the bottles some? I used cider not juice and it is definitely not clear, more of a pumpkin
looking orange c...
Posted in thread: Trying A Cider - Graff's Pasteurization on 09-22-2010 at 12:36 PM
Tim that sounds good! I got it fermenting away right now, I took gravity readings and will make
sure that it is DONE before bottling just to make sure. Would using a secondary help wth
clarity? Right ...
Posted in thread: Trying A Cider - Graff's Pasteurization on 09-08-2010 at 03:44 PM
Gotcha, I am thinking it will probably ferment out by then. I just had visions of exploding
apple juice geysers in the house with my wife wanting to kill me! The malts will still make it
on the sweete...
Posted in thread: Trying A Cider - Graff's Pasteurization on 09-08-2010 at 12:53 PM
So I am going to try my hand at some of the Graff's cider, it sounds really good and easy to
make. The issue is that I do not keg so I will be bottling. I know that he suggests 3/4 cup of