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Posted in thread: Barrel aging question on 11-10-2014 at 12:44 PM
On my first use of my whiskey barrel I brewed a pale belgian and it only stayed in the barrel
for 2 weeks after being in primary for a month. It sucked up the oak and whiskey rather
quickly. The secon...
Posted in thread: Barrel aging question on 11-07-2014 at 02:14 AM
So I have become lucky enough to be hired recently to the be the part time assistant distiller
at a local distilling company. I've been designing a recipe for an all grain imperial stout and
I'd love ...
Posted in thread: Gravity question on 09-05-2014 at 03:40 AM
They MAY be watering down the pressed juice but the sugar content of apples may have something
to do with the amount of rain and the average temperatures . I don't have access to Jolicoeur's
Posted in thread: Gravity question on 09-02-2014 at 02:31 AM
another technique you can use to boost the sugar concentration in your cider is simply to
freeze the juice then when it has frozen solid invert the jug or bottle you froze it in and
collect the juice ...
Posted in thread: Gravity question on 09-02-2014 at 02:30 AM
You can use anything that sounds good to you- brown sugar, maple syrup, honey, regular sugar,
treacle, whatever. I personally hate the taste of molasses and fermented brown sugar, which
tastes like mo...
Posted in thread: Gravity question on 09-01-2014 at 08:56 PM
Great! Thanks all! Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Gravity question on 09-01-2014 at 08:14 PM
Hi allI got the cidr I want from my local apple farm as I have in the last three years, but
this year it's OG is only 1.039. I'd prefer to be in the 1.050 range. I know apple juice
concentrate can hel...
Posted in thread: Carbonating Belgian in keg on 08-31-2014 at 09:06 PM
OP keep us updated on what you did and how it went. I was just thinking of this the other day
as I want to start brewing more saisons and I do enjoy what bottle conditioning offers but
leggings is my ...
Posted in thread: Carbonating Belgian in keg on 08-31-2014 at 12:33 PM
That is great news and makes perfect sense. That's about what I expected the answer to be but
I'm glad I checked. On to the recipe now! Thank you for the response!Sent from my iPhone using
Posted in thread: Carbonating Belgian in keg on 08-30-2014 at 08:23 PM
I'm considering designing a recipe for a Belgian dark strong. I recently completed my kegging
setup and I've had a few beers on tap already, but I know Belgians can often really benefit
from a bottle ...