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Posted in thread: Southern Tier Pumking Clone?? on 09-21-2014 at 02:23 PM
this may come surprise to many, but there is no detectable Diacetyl in pumpking, every beer you
drink has some in it, its a natural bi-product of yeast fermentation, the PPM dictates the
levels that p...
Posted in thread: Got a short fridge, need a short blow off tube on 08-06-2012 at 01:06 AM
also a bung and a tube that fits the hole where a air lock would go, then a small glass of
water on the side with the tube from the carboy submerged in the water. cheap simple and works.
Posted in thread: My first lager... puzzling events (with pics) on 07-30-2012 at 08:21 PM
The stuff your seeing at the top is krausening and left over protein from the fermentation,
there is a good chance your yeast is still working. lager yeasts are less vigorous and somtimes
Posted in thread: efficiency's impact on taste on 04-18-2012 at 10:29 PM
since efficiency, does not take in account for fermentable vs non-fermentable (dextrine) sugar,
and just ratio, you could end up with what looks like better eff. but really just more
dextrines due to ...
Posted in thread: new to wine on 04-13-2012 at 12:55 AM
thanks for the info, much appriciated. it makes sense now that your explained it. i guess my
furgalness was hoping cheap grape juice could make a merlot, either way it bound to be a good
Posted in thread: new to wine on 04-11-2012 at 09:00 PM
Well after many of years brewing, im looking to try wine. i was going to do a small 1-3 gallon
batch, i was going to use welches red grap juice, all natural with no additives, i already
tried cider fr...
Posted in thread: Possibly ruined my first partial on 04-05-2012 at 04:03 AM
theres a good chance that at only 3 minutes your did not denature the malt, think of it a
slight decoction, cause in process you did just that, you may have actually broke the cell
walls just enough t...
Posted in thread: First cider attempt on 04-01-2012 at 03:05 AM
sounds great, with a wine yeast the secondary might not be necessary, but it would help with a
small amount probably not needed, after all that i just did my first cider as well, only i made
Posted in thread: Crushing Grain w/o a mill on 03-24-2012 at 02:00 AM
word of advice dont do it, get a corona mill from wal-mart, best option, the crush is
Posted in thread: Crystal 60 plus Crystal 80 =? on 03-23-2012 at 03:20 AM
due to lovibond, or a more accurate measure SRM techinically there is no need to use both 60
and 80 theroectically the 60 and 80 will produce 140 lovibond, due to each malt being klined
longer or shor...