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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 03:58 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 04:24 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 06:07 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: Beersmith vs. iBrewmaster on iMac on 02-25-2012 at 12:37 PM
    I'm currently running on an iMac and have seen things written about both programs and can't
    decide which to get. Is there anything that would make you use one over the other? I am just
    moving into all...

  • Posted in thread: vanilla bourbon porter question on 02-25-2012 at 12:30 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 12:23 PM
    Thanks for all the input guys

  • Posted in thread: Craigslist find/help on 02-22-2012 at 03:35 AM

  • Posted in thread: Craigslist find/help on 02-22-2012 at 03:24 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 03:16 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...