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Posted in thread: Safbrew abbaye on 04-19-2015 at 10:35 PM
I made a Patersbier Belgian Pale with this yeast. I am sipping dregs from bottling day now. 8
pounds pilsner, 2 pounds Vienna, and 1/2 Caramunich with a single infusion mash, and a 90
minute boil. 1 o...
Posted in thread: Simplicity Partial Mash Witbier on 04-12-2015 at 09:03 PM
Thank you for the recipe.I brewed this recipe on April 04. When I got home from the lhbs, I
realized I had purchased 3 lbs of light/pilsner DME instead of Briess Bavarian Wheat DME... I
went ahead and...
Posted in thread: What is the cheapest method of heating? on 01-23-2015 at 05:45 PM
Poking around, I'm curious to know if anyone has used a Rocket Stove? I've got a ton of
combustibles in my yard. It looks drastically cheaper than solar, and more wallet-friendly than
Posted in thread: What is the cheapest method of heating? on 01-23-2015 at 04:31 PM
I would love to save up for some solar paneling and converters and go completely green with my
brewing. It looks ridiculously expensive, though, and would require more technical skill than I
Posted in thread: What is the cheapest method of heating? on 01-23-2015 at 03:43 PM
Howdy,I have been using a turkey fryer for a while now, and find propane a very effective
heating mechanism, but I wonder if it is the cheapest method to use to heat the kettle.I have
looked at adding...
Posted in thread: Texas black persimmon on 09-25-2014 at 01:43 PM
I have just made a mead with some Texas Persimmons (I'm in SATX) and a basic dry mead with 3
pounds of honey per gallon of water and about 1/2 pound of fruit pulp with champagne yeast was
so sweet whe...
Posted in thread: black Native Texas Persimmon Mead help? on 09-25-2014 at 01:39 PM
I racked off the Persimmon Mead, and it is so extremely sweet that it tastes more like a
grenadine than a wine (except with persimmon notes, not pomegranate ones). I have been
experimenting with using...
Posted in thread: black Native Texas Persimmon Mead help? on 08-13-2014 at 02:55 PM
I went ahead and did it with a long sanitizing session, and a little bit of the skin for
nutrient and tannin instead of a nutrient (this time). I'm keeping it blood simple just to see,
in a small batc...
Posted in thread: black Native Texas Persimmon Mead help? on 08-10-2014 at 02:39 PM
Awesome, thanks!I'm off to the store for my ingredients in a few minutes. (I'm out of wine
Posted in thread: black Native Texas Persimmon Mead help? on 08-10-2014 at 03:20 AM
The wife went foraging while I was at work and came home with about a pound of native Texas
Persimmon, and a metric ton of prickly pear tunas.The persimmons are black and soft and taste
smoky, a littl...