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  • Started with Mr. Beer and realized that I could come up with recipes and make better beer. I started with all extract brewing in winter of 2007. March 2012 finally made the jump to all grain and won't look back.
  • Bourbon soaked Oak RIS. Cherry chocolate stout
  • JAOM. Apfelwein
  • Black Magic 2 RIS Bourbon Oaked 9/2010 2012 Xmas ale
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  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 05-09-2013 at 03:20 AM
    I've got a batch of this ready to bottle and I'm debating on using swing tops. I'm going to
    bottle it still and am wondering how well the swing tops will keep a seal for aging. The plan
    is to bottle a...

  • Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 12-29-2012 at 04:58 AM
    I made a 1 gallon batch of this 7 weeks ago. I'm probably reacting to quickly as this is my
    first attempt, but it has not started to clear and all my fruits are still at the top. I did go
    out of town ...

  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 11-26-2012 at 05:24 AM
    So I went on a weekend vacation an forgetting I have 5 gallons fermenting I dropped my
    thermostat to 56 for almost 3 days. The temp on the fermenter was 58 when I got home. It has
    been going since 11-...

  • Posted in thread: Ed wort's apfelwein on 11-08-2012 at 07:07 PM
    I usually bottle after it's been sitting for about 6 months as mentioned in my earlier post.
    And I bottle with about 5.5-6 ounces of priming sugar, and bottle in old champagne
    bottles.RevvyHow long do...

  • Posted in thread: vanilla bourbon porter question on 02-25-2012 at 01:30 PM
    I have soaked vanilla beans in vodka for Pumking clone and added both beans and vodka, no
    noticeable of flavones or anything that I could tell from doing that. I have soaked some oak
    chips in Woodford...

  • Posted in thread: Craigslist find/help on 02-22-2012 at 01:23 PM
    Thanks for all the input guys

  • Posted in thread: Craigslist find/help on 02-22-2012 at 04:35 AM

  • Posted in thread: Craigslist find/help on 02-22-2012 at 04:24 AM
    I found someone offering this on Craigslist and asking for an offer to be made. I am looking to
    get into kegging and have no clue what this would be worth. All the equipment is used. What
    would you of...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap & Easy 10 Gallon Rubbermaid MLT Conversion on 02-21-2012 at 04:16 AM
    The answer to thi is probably something I've read over in the last 200 pages but I am
    converting a 10 gal gatorade cooler, made by Rubbermaid. Everytime I set it up and fill to test
    it I get a small l...

  • Posted in thread: Refractometer quite quick and easy on 02-19-2012 at 03:53 AM
    I get confused when I see someone that has a refractometer yet post a number in SG. I never
    know if they are converting a reading from Brix or if the refractometer has an SG scale. I
    never know if the...