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  • Posted in thread: Cyser Q's on 08-22-2005 at 03:16 AM
    The cloudiness, I find, adds a greater complexity and body and astringency. But is there some
    reason why commercial ciders are clear? Does the murk interfere with the yeast or something? I
    can tell yo...

  • Posted in thread: A Good Beginner Recipe on 08-22-2005 at 03:07 AM
    Can you really use sodium benzoate in mead? I always found it lended a distinctly chemically
    flavor to any foods I've ever had it in. Not sure if that would be true in mead as well though.
    I use it al...

  • Posted in thread: What is Acid Malt on 08-22-2005 at 02:59 AM
    Acidulated (Sauer) or Acid Malt is a very light (1.6-3.2L) Pale/Pils type of malt that has an
    activated pH of 3.5-3.6 from lactic acid treatment. It is used by the brewing industry to
    balance mashes b...

  • Posted in thread: Shelf Life of Honey on 08-19-2005 at 06:59 PM
    Interesting! I always like to only buy enough current crop honey for each year's batches to
    ensure lots of good aromatics, but its nice to know I can keep it for centuries if needed. :D

  • Posted in thread: Head Retention on 08-19-2005 at 06:55 PM
    I did use 1/2 pound of carapils in each batch as I read that carapils aides in head retention.
    What else works???? I like to use a touch of wheat in my brown ale recipes. In addition, try
    racking your...

  • Posted in thread: A Good Beginner Recipe on 08-19-2005 at 06:52 PM
    Q: I've heard of adding honey later if I think it's too dry. When is this done and with how
    much?A: It's always a good idea to add your honey along with additional nutrients in increments
    esp. when ma...

  • Posted in thread: Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration on 08-18-2005 at 09:55 PM
    RO (Reverse Osmosis) water is not ideal to use for brewing by itself, but is great to use for
    "water profiling". By starting with a "basic" water that is void of brewing salts, it allows
    the brewer gr...

  • Posted in thread: Strawberry Blonde on 08-18-2005 at 09:39 PM
    I have 4 pounds of frozen strawberries and need to know the best way to sanitize them before I
    add them into my secondary. I would use strawberry puree, but I cannot find it. If you're
    looking for "re...

  • Posted in thread: Gluten-Free Beer on 12-16-2004 at 04:10 PM
    I'm just going to refer you to their page, but there's plenty of information & recipes out
    there. I've used Buckwheat before and it makes for a wonderful beer, but I've never made a
    totally gluten-fre...

  • Posted in thread: pressure for keg ? on 12-14-2004 at 08:18 AM
    hi can anyone tell me what the right kpa is for running a keg i know you put it up full to get
    the gas in to the beer but after that what do u run it at ?Your question really depends on your
    serving t...

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