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  • Posted in thread: "Mash" your beans ! on 02-02-2015 at 07:00 PM
    You can also cut the amount of starches by draining & rinsing the soaked beans before adding
    them to the pot.Have you done a Papazian, and tasted every step of your process? I really don't
    think the w...

  • Posted in thread: "Mash" your beans ! on 02-02-2015 at 12:38 AM
    NOT to make frijoles.The homebrewer next door and I have made a break through is de-gassing
    beans. After I read some where that the gas is made by the biota in our guts eating the
    undigested long chai...

  • Posted in thread: Gluten sensitivty- or malto-Dextrin? on 02-01-2015 at 10:45 PM
    The worst triggers for my Gluten probs are Modified Food Starch and Malto-dextrin. And soy
    sauce made with wheat, that has 40% more Carbs than wheat free SS. And another baddie is corn
    tortills made w...

  • Posted in thread: Dried mango wine on 08-13-2014 at 11:05 PM
    I hate to be thread necromancer, but a sister is sending me 10# of dried mango. (I guess
    somebody turned allergic) Anybody got a clue as to how many ounces there were per bag from
    Wal-Mart? 4oz? 8oz? ...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Hop Blocker on 05-10-2014 at 10:29 PM
    They will all settle out in the primary.

  • Posted in thread: Is this an infection? on 05-10-2014 at 09:23 PM
    Didn't you ever hear what Charley P said about tasting enverything at every step, just to get
    used to what is normal? So, how does it taste and smell? It looks like yeastie floaties to me.
    Have at it.

  • Posted in thread: Made myself a 25 gallon SS conical- FREE ! on 05-10-2014 at 05:03 PM
    My arms are too short to get the camera in that far. Besides, I don't even want to see them up
    close. ;)I'm just happy it holds pressure. But I will have to keep on top of sanitation.
    Probably use a b...

  • Posted in thread: Made myself a 25 gallon SS conical- FREE ! on 05-10-2014 at 04:52 PM
    Several years ago a friend gave me a 32" section of stainless duct w/ flanges on each end. Hand
    rolling a cone around pieces of pipe, a bit of tig welding, a heap'o bronze fittings, and tada!

  • 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...

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So far, I've had more experience thinking than I've had don't think they are mutually exclusive, do you? 72 batches so far, 48 wine, mostly Loquat, peach, plum, prickly pear 23 beers and ciders 1 sauerkraut 1 Tequila, from a prickly pear wine experiment that didn't work. I call it "Prickly Heat"