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Posted in thread: Destin, FL beer spots on 05-16-2013 at 06:10 PM
anybody have any updates on the craft beer scene in destin, fl?
Posted in thread: wine yeast pitch temp on 02-01-2013 at 06:14 PM
Planning my first batch of wine. Juice kit from midwest.Instructions say to pitch the yeast
between 65 - 70 degrees.then to ferment between 65 - 75 degrees.Ambient temp in my room is
running 60 - 65 d...
Posted in thread: water temperature on 02-01-2013 at 06:01 PM
First time wine maker here. Planing to make the midwest vintners reserve coastal red juice
kit.When mixing the water and the bentonite in the first step, the instructions call for hot
Posted in thread: Racking Pumpkin to Secondary- Question on Adding More Spices on 08-23-2012 at 04:40 PM
I am planning on brewing that midwest kit this weekend.I think I am going to use canned pumpkin
in the boil but am concerned about running that wort through my counterflow chiller.
Posted in thread: plan B for starting fermentation after 72 hours on 07-25-2012 at 01:18 PM
well I woke up this morning to bubbles in the blow off overflow bucket and krausen on top of
the fermenter. All appears well with my beer after the re-pitch.Thanks to all for the advice.
Posted in thread: plan B for starting fermentation after 72 hours on 07-24-2012 at 10:29 PM
ok. took 72 hour hydro reading. No change at all.repitched another packet of dry yeast by
sprinkling.Plugged carboy and shook it on edge violently.smelled and tasted wort and noticed
Posted in thread: How much boil off can I expect? on 07-24-2012 at 06:07 PM
thanks for the advice to consider the volume of the DME. Do you think that there is a net zero
volume between adding 1/2 gallon of DME and the volume you lose to the grain absorbtion?Also,
if you are ...
Posted in thread: plan B for starting fermentation after 72 hours on 07-24-2012 at 03:57 AM
fermenter is a 6 gallon carboy with 1" blow off hose. No visible sign of fermentation yet. No
bubbles in the starsan discharge bucket. Seal seems fairly tight.I started with 6 gallons in
the brew kett...
Posted in thread: plan B for starting fermentation after 72 hours on 07-24-2012 at 02:06 AM
OK. So I brewed my first batch saturday afternoon. Midwest honey porter extract kit.I know that
it can take up to 72 hours for signs of fermentation. And I know that after 72 hours and no
signs of fer...
Posted in thread: home brewer's abbreviations on 07-02-2012 at 06:08 PM
what about BIAB?
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