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Posted in thread: Adding fermentable adjucts post boil - Primary or Secondary better? on 02-16-2011 at 03:44 PM
I never secondary, just 3+ week primary, then keg or bottle for BIG beers
Posted in thread: Adding fermentable adjucts post boil - Primary or Secondary better? on 02-13-2011 at 06:31 PM
For max flavor I would add it at high Krausen, IMO If you want your beer to be more readily
conditioned dont add the sugars, even if your og was low you will still have a fine beer,
Posted in thread: So hops are fatal for dogs, what about other household pets? on 01-19-2011 at 03:56 AM
Windowleaf philidendron are also toxic to dogs, although I have never witnessed dogs grazing on
Posted in thread: Going Pro in Denver? on 01-18-2011 at 03:34 AM
I have often thought about something like this, and I may have a time in my life coming up that
would be good for it. When and where were you thinking of having this discussion?
Posted in thread: SG INCREASE on day 2 normal? on 01-13-2011 at 03:40 PM
How well did you mix before taking readings?My guess is some of the honey was not in solution
when the readings were taken, active fermentation=vigorous mixing, more sugar mixed in.Either
that or a dr...
Posted in thread: Can I age a beer for 19yrs?? on 11-05-2010 at 05:18 PM
I wouldnt, I would love it if my Dad had the foresight to do something like this for my 21st
birthday.My input is Mead, Red wine, or good Whiskey.
Posted in thread: How dark is blackberry mead? on 10-26-2010 at 05:45 PM
I have made it 2 times, and both ended up kind of pink. I think it would take a whole lot of
blackerries to end up with red or black. Maybe some sort of coloring would help.
Posted in thread: Using Half a Tube of Yeast on 10-22-2010 at 01:52 PM
Take a look at this sticky in the mead making forums. still stand by using the full vial of
yeast, you can reuse the cake and its certainly the route I would go (Mr. Malty wants .8 vials
for 1 gallo...
Posted in thread: Using Half a Tube of Yeast on 10-20-2010 at 09:33 PM
Whats the gravity?I would be inclined to use the whole thing (especially if your gravity is
1.100+)then use the cake for another batch if your inclined. Mead takes forever and slightly
Posted in thread: Us-o5? on 10-19-2010 at 06:09 PM
I used US-05 in a Nugget (Hop) methiglin, I was pretty pleased: fermentation and clearing were
quick, hop flavor came through well, no hot alchohols (I was only looking for 11%). The apple