Last Activity:08-29-2015 2:50 AM
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Posted in thread: Crab apple wine? on 08-25-2015 at 07:07 PM
Thank you! Makes sense
Posted in thread: Crab apple wine? on 08-25-2015 at 05:27 PM
I guess I should clarify my question, or maybe I'm not understanding you :) what is the purpose
in adding water at all? Why not just press the apples for the juice, add your sugar, acid
blend, yeast e...
Posted in thread: Crab apple wine? on 08-25-2015 at 12:24 AM
Yooper, I see that most people crush up their apples and put the pulp in water. I have a small
cider press. What would be the difference if I pressed the apples and fermented the juice? Is
one way bet...
Posted in thread: Crab apple wine? on 08-24-2015 at 06:31 PM
Has anyone had any experience making crab apple wine? My mother in laws tree is very full this
year. I also have a very full regular apple tree. I know crab apples are very tart, so would it
be best t...
Posted in thread: Mash temp started 170 on 06-26-2015 at 12:44 PM
He loves being able to drink the beer, so I think that should be allowed!
Posted in thread: 1 yeast pack, 2 batches on 06-26-2015 at 12:09 PM
So I would like to do 2 10 gallon batches. Both IPAs but different recipes. I've made starters
for s I ngle batches of beer, but never for two. Is it possible? If so how do I go about doing
it. I know...
Posted in thread: Mash temp started 170 on 06-25-2015 at 10:26 PM
Just thought I'd update on this. My beer came out great. A little maltier than expected but
Posted in thread: Propagating from Hop Cuttings on 05-05-2015 at 01:18 PM
I kill every plant that I've ever tried to grow, including the most invasive like mint or green
onion! But hops I can grow. I took tons of trimmings last year and just stuck them in a cup of
Posted in thread: Mash temp started 170 on 05-04-2015 at 08:16 PM
No I didn't bother. I forgot to sanitize the hydrometer and at that point I figured why bother?
It is what it is, and by the way it's bubbling there is bound to be some alcohol.
Posted in thread: Mash temp started 170 on 05-04-2015 at 12:06 PM
Very true very true, but after 9 months of no beer or brewing I was really looking forward to a
good beer that wasn't nonalcoholic! But it's bubbling away so I have high hopes