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Posted in thread: Hangover cures on 10-10-2013 at 09:13 PM
Here's mine - it has saved my a$$ many times at many homebrew competitions where I was walking
the next morning when I should have been crawling:BEFORE you go to bed take:4 x 200mg
ibuprofen1 x zantac...
Posted in thread: Ken Schramm petition to change TTB definition of mead on 09-19-2013 at 01:51 PM
As is usually the case, regulators don't know a ton about what they are regulating.Have a read
and and sign if you can. For those of you who listen to the BN Sunday session, Michael
Fairbrother the ow...
Posted in thread: Must turned green, then brown, now red. on 09-16-2013 at 08:52 PM
Glad I could help - the longer he leaves it on the skins the darker the red will be - if he
pitched with a "white wine" yeast he might want to rack it off the skins pretty soon and have a
rose style w...
Posted in thread: Must turned green, then brown, now red. on 09-16-2013 at 05:32 PM
Green is from the juice + yeast bloom.Brown is the must getting some red from the skins +
yeastRed is the must clearing and getting red from the skins.Love that green glow though!
Posted in thread: Plum wine questions on 09-09-2013 at 08:31 PM
You have to have both a hydrometer (reads in SG) AND a refractometer (~$25 on Amazon - get the
ATC model) that normally reads in Brix. Because the two devices measure sugar differently, and
Posted in thread: Plum wine questions on 09-09-2013 at 05:20 PM
You can use a hydrometer and refractometer to take FG readings and figure out the OG.Good paper
on this here:
Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 09-04-2013 at 11:01 PM
Flat Tyre ale 5 gallons40749 + 5 = 40754
Posted in thread: mash 15 min @ 150F? on 08-24-2013 at 11:03 PM
15 mins seems definitely on the low side. That being said, there was an excellent interview
this week on BN's Session podcast with Damian "Damo" McConn of Minnesota's Summit Brewing
Company. In the in...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 08-22-2013 at 09:59 PM
So I finished my first batch of this and had an awesome success with it. Everyone who has tried
this is in love with it and I have been informed by SWMBO that "we will be keeping a regular
supply of t...
Posted in thread: Lagering Oktoberfest in Keg on 08-22-2013 at 08:03 PM
I would hook the CO2 line to it and then open the top pressure relief valve to flood the head
space with CO2 and make sure there is no oxygen sitting on top of the beer. Disconnect the CO2
and close t...