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Posted in thread: Accidentally GF mega swill? on 09-02-2012 at 04:23 PM
I just tried the Omission and Daura GFs. I was thrilled to find that GF barley beers were
available here, as in Europe. Those are labeled as gluten parts per million.I don't have
Celiacs per se, but I...
Posted in thread: Robust Oat Porter on 09-02-2012 at 03:48 PM
Link to my Oats and Sugar recipe, etc: Five gallon batch, 4# oats 4# sugar. My thought was
"Sugar is no problem for wine brewing, why should it be a problem in beer? ". And I proved that
point o my ow...
Posted in thread: Robust Oat Porter on 09-01-2012 at 01:44 PM
Interestng recipe. I like those flavors. EKG and molasses are my standbys. How long to settle
in secondary? I tried a mostly-oats GF recipe that took months to clarify. I used the oats for
Posted in thread: Omission Beer on 09-01-2012 at 01:27 PM
I haven't made the time to cook up a batch of my oatmeal and sugar GF, so I stopped at the
BevMart, and bought a sample pack each of Ommissions and Daura, all of the barley GFs they had.
I realy didn'...
Posted in thread: Terrible year for my fruit wines.... on 02-22-2012 at 11:19 PM
Yup. The vinegar is awesome. I let it settle until now, RDWHAHB. It cleared up nicely. Seems to
have less acid than store bought distilled stuff, but my reading says that is SOP for
Posted in thread: using a refractometer to determine ABV on a dry wine on 02-22-2012 at 10:57 PM
I recall the refraction of alcohol is so close to water as to be inconsequential. I just plug
the refractometer readings into a sheet removed from one of many broken hydrometers. Or, merely
take the d...
Posted in thread: Agave wine issues on 02-22-2012 at 10:54 PM
Check the Agave syrup bottle for ingredients? Like "to retard spoilage" ? I've brewed several
batches of Prickly Pear Wine, from my own fruit. No problem with fermentation.
Posted in thread: Show us your labels on 02-10-2012 at 07:37 PM
No digital files, but I took a pic of the bottles:
Posted in thread: Show us your labels on 02-10-2012 at 06:34 PM
Darn computer ate my print shop files. No "Peachy Ass" or "Prickly Pair" to be found. Just this
less creative Lowquat:
Posted in thread: Agave wine...not fermenting? on 02-10-2012 at 06:29 PM
Try a 'starter' on the next package of yeast. Get it going in sugar water first.Also, read the
ingredients carefully- is there anything added that might inhibit 'spoilage'. like the way
yeast spoils s...
So far, I've had more experience thinking than I've had brewing....you don't think they are mutually exclusive, do you?
57 batches so far,
33 wine, mostly Loquat, peach, plum, prickly pear
22 beers and ciders
1 Tequila, from a prickly pear wine experiment that didn't work. I call it "Prickly Heat"
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