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Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 02-20-2015 at 02:09 PM
I find temperature at which you ferment makes a huge difference. If it's too high you get
different treat characteristics and different alcohol imperfections.
Posted in thread: OFFICIAL Kate the Great Russian Imperial Stout Clone on 02-18-2015 at 12:52 AM
Would like some advice on the oaking. I split my 5 gallon batch into 2, 3 gallon better
bottles. In one, i dropped in an 8" french oak medium toast spiral, that i soaked in port for
about 3 months. In...
Posted in thread: Founders All Day IPA on 01-07-2015 at 07:06 PM
I'm not used to DME in kg. mine comes by the pound. Simple rule of thumb is to split half and
half though (1kg at the beginning and 1kg at the end) so you don't mess with hop utilization
too much (the...
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 12-28-2014 at 07:25 PM
The best place to start is by reading a book. I recommend the complete joy of Homebrewing. Then
start making beer styles you love (don't start with lagers, they require extra technique And
are a lot l...
Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 12-22-2014 at 03:42 PM
I think I did about 2 weeks in secondary with the nibs.
Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 12-18-2014 at 09:24 PM
I think most people have "subbed" the California ale yeast but there is nothing like Conan. As
for getting HT in that area, good luck and expect to pay $15-20 for a can that should be $3-5.
I'd just o...
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 12-13-2014 at 08:59 PM
If you want to make sure it's done wait a day and take another gravity reading. While you are
technically supposed to take a total of three with each being 24 hours apart, I've never had it
change if ...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 12-09-2014 at 07:03 PM
How did this come out? I also used the sweet mead yeast but I used a little bit more honey.
Hoping it doesn't get TOO sweet.How long did you leave it in primary? The original post says to
leave it in ...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 12-09-2014 at 06:59 PM
You can do other things with kegging that we cannot without a keg setup. If you pasteurize
before kegging you will lose the alcohol too. Potassium sorbate and campden tablets should do
the trick for k...
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 12-06-2014 at 02:42 PM
240172240173Let it ride and see what happens or is this way too infected after ONE DAY. I
sanitized like crazy idk what could of happenedInfections tend to take longer than 1 day to
show up because th...