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  • Posted in thread: Adding Concord Grape Juice to a Saison? on 10-07-2014 at 07:05 PM
    Concord grapes are used quite a bit in wine making, so no worries on that front. Which saison
    yeast are you thinking to use? I am having a hard time imagining the jamminess of the Concord
    going with t...

  • Posted in thread: can I stir? on 10-06-2014 at 03:00 PM
    Since it has only been a week, I would give it a little time (at least two to three weeks) so
    that the lees could compact before racking.

  • Posted in thread: Help me with my beer survey for school on 09-26-2014 at 08:10 PM

  • Posted in thread: How much pressure can a beer bottle take? on 09-25-2014 at 02:24 PM
    Three volumes of pressure seems to be the generally accepted safe limit.

  • Posted in thread: Anyone use a grain press? on 09-22-2014 at 06:54 PM
    1. I see no reason why holes on the side would cause an issue that holes in the bottom
    wouldn't. I have seen it done in DIY fruit presses, so it should work fine.2. Why not use
    another bucket?

  • Posted in thread: Yeast death by alcohol poisoning on 09-17-2014 at 07:00 PM
    Yes, you can do that. The level at which alcohol toxicity occurs varies widely, depending on
    the yeast. In round numbers, you are looking at an range of 9%-18%. IIRC most beer yeasts will
    not go above...

  • Posted in thread: candi syrup on 09-12-2014 at 08:37 PM
    Warthaug, thanks for catching my faux-pas on the acid...obviously I need to make another batch
    to keep myself in the game.Merlinus, calcium hydroxide is often used for preservation of
    vegetables, but ...

  • Posted in thread: candi syrup on 09-12-2014 at 07:11 PM
    Yes, enter the 350g as cane sugar. The sugar amount doesn't change, no matter how much water
    you add and for such a small amount, there won't be enough water to cause a noticeable dilution
    to the over...

  • Posted in thread: candi syrup on 09-12-2014 at 05:30 PM
    I have made three batches and would say that it is not hard, but consistency may be the issue.
    I had no consistency in my attempts: 1. toffee, caramel; 2. big rum raisin flavors; 3. somewhat

  • Posted in thread: Super Mechanical Range Smart Giveaway - Open to All! on 09-11-2014 at 10:34 PM