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Posted in thread: Pineapple cider..... Wine? on 07-06-2013 at 02:08 AM
Cracked open my first batch of straight 100% pineapple juice and EC-1118 yeast. It sat in
primary for over a month, secondary for 2 months and then a third racking for another month
before bottling. B...
Posted in thread: Revvy's Belgian Blonde (Leffe Clone) on 06-11-2013 at 10:41 PM
Racked my first attempt at this recipe this weekend. Because my thermometer busted at the start
of the brew day, I mashed too low so it finish way low. FG = 1.008It has a bit more hop
bitterness but i...
Posted in thread: mosto d'uva grape concentrate of Consecration Type Sour on 05-31-2013 at 05:06 PM
Thanks for the info. Like usual in home brewing, what you think is novel has already been done.
Posted in thread: mosto d'uva grape concentrate of Consecration Type Sour on 05-27-2013 at 07:41 PM
Has anyone heard of or used Mosto d'Uva in a sour beer before?I have been doing a few sour mash
beers using the spent grain from double 5 gallon batch brew days. I combine the spent grains
into a cool...
Posted in thread: Revvy's Belgian Blonde (Leffe Clone) on 05-27-2013 at 04:51 PM
Brewed this up on Saturday. Thermometer was busted so my mash temp was off, first too high then
too low... Like a reverse step mash. Still hit the numbers within 3 points. Pitched a little
over 1L of ...
Posted in thread: Stainless fire extinguisher fermemter/keg on 03-01-2013 at 08:08 PM
I have had one of these old stainless steel water extinguishers in my garage thinking I was
going to turn it into a keg. I ended up just getting some corny keys instead. Then, last month,
I ran out of...
Posted in thread: Second runnings sour mash on 02-23-2013 at 02:25 PM
Bumping this thread because I too have found this a great and easy way to get a sour beer
pipeline going. I did a doble doble for my son's birth using 28 some odd pounds of Belgian Pils
and a touch of...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 02-15-2013 at 03:16 AM
Racked my first batch from primary the other day. Thankfully the chunky hunks of caramelized
sugar were indeed eaten up by the yeasties. Now for the "dunked in honey part" and bottling.
Posted in thread: Bohemian Pilsner (Silver Medalist) on 02-08-2013 at 03:54 AM
I brewed a similar Bo pils today also based on Pope Jamil's recipe. I upped the challenge a bit
by doing a short glucan rest, a protein rest, and a sacc rest. Reached each step with a thick
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 02-05-2013 at 06:01 PM
Got this bubbling away under the kitchen table right now. I added a little DAP during the sugar
caramel stage which altered the texture for a while. It crystalized right away in the fermenter
and did ...