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Posted in thread: Store bought Honey on 03-18-2012 at 05:18 AM
I didn't read all the posts, but as a beekeeper, I'll say that many keepers feed their bees
sucrose... and there winds up being a lot of sucrose in the honey. Of course, that gets
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 01-22-2012 at 04:19 AM
Mine was very sulfur-ey at first, but was fine. Wife hated how it made the brew room
smell!Tasted pretty good.
Posted in thread: StarSan in Keg on 01-19-2012 at 03:42 AM
It isn't soap. It is acidic, and at high concentrations lethal to microbes. Once diluted (as it
will be once you rack onto the foam), it is harmless and non-toxic.It doesn't taste soapy at
all, it tas...
Posted in thread: Adding extra DME to NB kits? on 01-05-2012 at 11:18 PM
I have some old cascades leftover, but not the same kinds as the recipes call for. I'll
probably just stick to the recipe, then brew an oddball batch with my leftovers later.
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2011? on 01-05-2012 at 10:25 PM
I brewed 10 gal beer, 5 gal skeeter pee in 2011.
Posted in thread: Adding extra DME to NB kits? on 01-05-2012 at 10:21 PM
I just received a couple of kits in the mail... Northern Brewer Irish Red, and their smoked
amber ale partial mash. I am planning to brew these one after another and repitch the same
yeast.I have 2 lb...
Posted in thread: Emergency Help w/Farmhouse Cheddar on 11-01-2011 at 06:32 AM
FYI for the future... You, in fact, don't want to see curds before you add the rennet -- it
means you are too acidic. This will prevent a clean break once you add the rennet!Looks like
you did great t...
Posted in thread: Transporting wort on 07-25-2011 at 06:15 PM
I say leave it... I left WV for a month (june) with the AC off, just left my brews a' brewing,
and everything was peachy when I got back. Bottled it up, and good to go!
Posted in thread: Homebrewing in NJ ILLEGAL w/o permit!!! on 06-13-2011 at 09:25 PM
I lived there for 3 years... been gone nearly a year, haven't missed NJ one bit!
Posted in thread: Upside Down Bottle Priming on 05-24-2011 at 01:45 AM
Try it and report back! I have a feeling it'll just shake yeast everywhere, like you suggest.I
think we need to build a beer centrifuge to make it decant more easily...