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Posted in thread: Espresso Stout on 01-20-2010 at 02:50 PM
I brewed an Irish Stout kit from Midwest and bottled all but one gallon. To that one extra
gallon, I added a cup (8 oz) of French press-brewed coffee (a medium roasted Costa Rican I
think) after prima...
Posted in thread: How many brewers also make wine on 09-28-2009 at 07:43 PM
My parents used to make wine often when I was young, in big open crock pots, just covered with
a towel.Oh, the good ol' days. When one of my friends (who is from India) found out I made
wine, he asked...
Posted in thread: Beer Education on 09-27-2009 at 12:56 AM
I feel that my LHBS is over priced when it comes to this stuff.Over-priced eduacation? ****,
why am I in college again?I think any of the books mentioned would be good. I am currently
reading "How To ...
Posted in thread: How many brewers also make wine on 09-27-2009 at 12:48 AM
I started out making fruit wine, mead and cider, and have now gotten into beer. I have yet to
make a wine from actual Vitis vinifera grapes or juice, though I really want to make a batch
Posted in thread: Article: Beer Brewed with Unmalted Barley on 09-23-2009 at 09:20 PM
.pdf file about the beerNovozyme (people who manufacture the enzymes) webpageWow...an 8%
reduction in CO2 emissions. What about the emissions created from the production of the
enzymes? Producing and ...
Posted in thread: Distilling methanol out of beer? on 09-20-2009 at 12:24 PM
I think the boiling points of methanol and ethanol are close enough that trying to boil off any
methanol will also remove a significant percent of your ethanol. Simply boiling your beer in a
Posted in thread: Made my first Apfelwein... on 09-19-2009 at 11:08 PM
I've made one cider so far (from juice from the grocery store) and it was delicious (1 gallon
lasted for just one week after bottling). I would love to get 5 gallons of fresh juice, but I
don't know o...
Posted in thread: Stout extract on 09-16-2009 at 09:58 PM
I just bottled an extract stout (Irish Stout from Midwest) that had an FG of 1.018. This is
supposed to be a dry stout (like Guinness) but it ended up quite sweet and heavy-bodied. I've
heard the dark...
Posted in thread: What's your occupation: Engineer or Non-Engineer on 09-16-2009 at 09:41 PM
Will be graduating from Michigan Tech in May 2010 with a BS in Biology (Microbiology), and
minors in Biochemistry and Bioprocess Engineering (I have to take one chem eng class, so that
makes me an eng...