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Posted in thread: Please VOTE I need your input on 01-17-2012 at 12:09 PM
I've never had skeeter pee, but Apfelwein is the bomb especially aged.
Posted in thread: 1st fruit wine "Hand Pressing"?? And products I can't find from a book on 01-16-2012 at 07:40 AM
Now see, this is why wine is more suited to me, aging time-tables. I have been accused of aging
my beers too long to be a rational guy. I have an Abby ale I am going to bottle soon that's
been in a ca...
Posted in thread: 1st fruit wine "Hand Pressing"?? And products I can't find from a book on 01-15-2012 at 03:19 PM
I made the VH peach and you really don't "press it". Put it in a mesh bag and just squeeze the
bag in your hands. Not a hard task to do at all because the peaches are very soft.OK, at what
point do yo...
Posted in thread: 1st fruit wine "Hand Pressing"?? And products I can't find from a book on 01-15-2012 at 09:21 AM
I need to make the transition from beer brewing to small-scale fruit wine making due to health
concerns that don't enable me to lug and tug all that hot water around. I was thinking of
starting out wi...
Posted in thread: Did I ruin my chiller?? on 12-19-2011 at 04:40 AM
Why not kill 2 birds with one stone & mix up the CLR in the pot with the chiller in it? Just
let it soak for awhile. I'm trying to remember if we had to dilute that stuff when we used it
in the coffee...
Posted in thread: Did I ruin my chiller?? on 12-17-2011 at 08:14 PM
I have to admit it guys I have screwed up. I am disabled and cannot clean up the same day I
brew. But last time I brewed was last year or the spring. After brew day was over I put
everything to soak a...
Posted in thread: White spots on top of beer in secondary? on 10-24-2011 at 06:06 AM
How long was the beer in primary? If it was a short primary and you racked over too quickly I
could say "possible" yeast clumps. If it was in primary three weeks then something is likely
Posted in thread: Faux Lager with Canadian accent?? on 03-25-2011 at 09:35 PM
Thanks guys. I will try this Moosehead Mini-mash clone I have with Kolsch yeast and see what
Posted in thread: Faux Lager with Canadian accent?? on 03-25-2011 at 01:47 PM
Even though I have a low tech lagering setup I still don't think I am ready to do a lager yet.
My latest issue of the Northern Brewer catalog says you can use a clean ale yeast fermented on
the low te...
Posted in thread: Do you let IPA's breathe before drinking?? on 03-04-2011 at 02:16 PM
Many IPAs will evolve quite a bit as they warm up. I usually drink pretty slowly (I can nurse a
pint for an hour), and I really enjoy how it changes during that time. The actual aroma/flavor