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Posted in thread: First Awful Beer - Identify the off flavor, help? on 02-13-2015 at 01:06 PM
The yeast definitely was not to old to use unless storage caused a problem. How did you make
your starter and how long did the starter ferment before pitching? Was there a lot of visible
hop debris in...
Posted in thread: First Awful Beer - Identify the off flavor, help? on 02-13-2015 at 03:18 AM
5lbs Light DME1 Lb Amber DME0.75 Crystal 10LThe yeast was from end of October (I brewed mid
Jan), used a mini starter, though it didnt really seem to have any activity, but I tried it
anyway. I did ha...
Posted in thread: First Awful Beer - Identify the off flavor, help? on 02-12-2015 at 09:58 PM
this was in the low to mid 60s, never got into 70 - low enough the it took well over a week to
complete. Nothing unusual other than using DME other than mashing.Orange flavor, not that I can
tell - bu...
Posted in thread: First Awful Beer - Identify the off flavor, help? on 02-12-2015 at 09:01 PM
I've got quite a bit of brewing under my belt, never had a problem - being doing all-grain
until just recently when I tried to modify a recipe with DME from all-grain (lets cut down the
rime in a brew...
Posted in thread: 100% Trader Joe's Cider on 12-14-2014 at 02:10 PM
This is ironic - I used that exact same cider from TJ - I just popped into the store and knew I
wanted to get some cider with no preservatives and walked over to that section, I think I paid
2.50 a pi...
Posted in thread: Cider Batch - Fermentation Gravities - Notty Question on 12-03-2014 at 10:41 PM
thanks for the input - ill find out for sure tomorrow, my OG was 1.050, if it does settle at
these measurements it should be a real nice cider - good choice to go with Notty vs the overly
Posted in thread: Cider Batch - Fermentation Gravities - Notty Question on 12-03-2014 at 08:29 PM
Hi Folks - I read over some threads of those using Notty yeast, not quite sure if I was able to
get the actual answer I needed. LHBS guy mentioned that this may ferment down to under 1.00
(though I th...
Posted in thread: Beer for Christmas Party - Ideas? on 11-12-2014 at 03:09 PM
these are all great insights - I appreciate everyones responses - I only have a little over 3
weeks to get this ready to serve so I need to keep the OG down, which is fine since heavier
beers sneak up...
Posted in thread: Beer for Christmas Party - Ideas? on 11-11-2014 at 06:56 PM
Hello All - I was asked to make a beer for my wife's office Christmas Party. They were looking
for a more Christmas seasonal type beer (I've never really been a fan and I think Bells
Winterfest was th...
Posted in thread: Pin Lock Corney Kegs on 11-05-2014 at 05:27 PM
I have a couple of Used Pin Lock Corney Kegs for sale - $50 a piece - located in Charlotte, NC
- looking to keep it simple, local pick up only.