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Posted in thread: Pitching Beer on Wine Lees and Oak cubes on 04-02-2014 at 10:21 PM
I just finished bottling 6 gallons of Shiraz and have the wine lees and med. toast Hungarian
oak cubes set aside to use in an upcoming brew. Having never done this before I was hoping to
find some adv...
Posted in thread: Orange Honey Hefeweizen on 06-21-2013 at 10:34 AM
It's a matter of your taste so just be sure to add small incremental amounts until it suits
your taste buds. I need to do this one again. I have some 'skeeter pee' that I'm considering
mixing with a w...
Posted in thread: Orange Honey Hefeweizen on 05-24-2013 at 06:40 PM
You should be just fine with 5 weeks head start, and yes its best enjoyed young. Make sure you
start soaking your orange zest now too as it will also take awhile to extract the volatile
Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 05-16-2013 at 05:18 PM
+10 gallons of Cream Ale=23,622
Posted in thread: Orange Honey Hefeweizen on 05-16-2013 at 04:20 PM
A small amount of vodka isn't going to change the flavor of 5 gallons of beer. However, I
personally recommend grain alcohol; mine had no flavor at all other than the orange.
Posted in thread: Anyway to fix a overly sweet beer? on 01-25-2013 at 02:24 PM
There were many good suggestions in this thread, but I ended up pitching it out. Wasn't worth
the hassle, and was just easier to replace it with good stuff.
Posted in thread: Clone Brews book- Celebrator Doppelbock recipe on 12-20-2012 at 10:25 AM
Umm good!!It came out with a very complex flavor profile. A bit chocolatey, not bitter, smooth,
rich, quite tasty. I mentioned hot alcohol taste when it was young, that flavor disappeared
after about ...
Posted in thread: How close is your (L)HBS on 07-31-2012 at 01:42 AM
Half mile. :^)
Posted in thread: Pre-cook oats for american brown ale? on 07-26-2012 at 08:37 PM
Should I mill them too?No need to mill. Oats have no hull to crack; the starch in oats is
already easily accessible.
Posted in thread: Canning Wort for Starters on 07-24-2012 at 10:44 PM
So any mixture of these would also be fine?IMO, yes. I might not use wheat unless it's a wheat
beer, otherwise sny mix of base to make 1.040 wort is fine. A starter is too small to affect
outcome of t...