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Posted in thread: Attention Canadians! Discount code! on 01-23-2013 at 04:49 PM
Just a quick message to anyone that is sitting on the fence and not sure if they should order
from Ontario Beer Kegs: I don't have any connection to OBK but I have ordered from them 3 times
and I am a...
Posted in thread: Attention Canadians! Discount code! on 12-28-2012 at 07:59 PM
I would love a code as well! Time to upgrade my kettle! :)
Posted in thread: Add more yeast for bottle carbonation after bulk ageing for 2 years? on 11-26-2012 at 01:29 AM
Thanks folks! From the sounds of it AZ_IPA's original melamel went over well when served
carbonated so that's what got me thinking I should do the same. Perhaps for force carbonating
with CO2 is the w...
Posted in thread: Add more yeast for bottle carbonation after bulk ageing for 2 years? on 11-23-2012 at 10:44 PM
I have had my first mead (AZ_IPA's raspberry melamel) bulk ageing in a carboy for nearly 2
years now and I would like to carbonate some in bottles so I can give it to friends as a gift.
Should I add a...
Posted in thread: Ugly junk 2012, Ghetto Lagering Chamber on 02-09-2012 at 02:00 PM
Great stuff Revvy! I have been wondering what I could use as an inexpensive thermowell. I
checked at my local Home Depot and Rona but the only rigid supply lines I could find were
chrome plated copper...
Posted in thread: Chai Stout on 01-26-2012 at 02:28 AM
Sorry to resurrect this thread again, but volcar- any tasting notes on your chai stout?
Posted in thread: Low Fermentation Temp for Wyeast 1214 Belgian Abbey on 12-28-2011 at 06:21 PM
Well looks like I might be in trouble here. I took a hydrometer reading yesterday after 9 days
of primary and my gravity is still 1.030. Some bubbles were present on the surface of the beer
but much o...
Posted in thread: Low Fermentation Temp for Wyeast 1214 Belgian Abbey on 12-27-2011 at 04:03 PM
Sorry, forgot to mention that I was using an electric blanket for heating, but you would
probably have better heat distribution if you used a water bath and aquarium heater. I
initially had the electr...
Posted in thread: Low Fermentation Temp for Wyeast 1214 Belgian Abbey on 12-27-2011 at 03:58 PM
Hey MisterShah, I started to warm mine up near the end of Day 5. I have brought it up to about
80 F (27 C), which is admittedly outside the temperature range listed on the Wyeast website,
but I think ...
Posted in thread: Low Fermentation Temp for Wyeast 1214 Belgian Abbey on 12-25-2011 at 06:36 AM
Thanks for the advice everyone. I have started to warm this up. I am kind of hoping for the
best of both worlds. With some restrained Belgian characteristics throughout the bulk of
fermentation but ho...