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  • Posted in thread: mead noob question on 04-14-2014 at 03:25 PM
    Sounds like a plan. Liquid yeasts just seem to have slow starts in my experiences unless you do
    a low gravity starter. So instead of putting the vile directly into primary you mix like a 1
    liter or mi...

  • Posted in thread: mead noob question on 04-14-2014 at 02:17 PM
    Thank you for the advice. I added a tablespoon of the energizer, aireated for about 15 minutes,
    then cranked up the heat to 80.I'll give Lalvin 71b-1112 a try if this doesn't get going.

  • Posted in thread: IIPA extract suggestions on 04-13-2014 at 09:54 PM
    Thanks stpug. Sorry I took so long to reply.I ended up doing this:0.75 crystal 40L0.75 crystal
    15L12 lbs LME2 oz magnum 601.5 cascade 201.5 cascade 151.5 cascade 101.5 cascade 5I also added
    1 lb, 7 oz...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 04-13-2014 at 09:48 PM
    IPA - 5 gallonsIrish Red - 5 gallonsAmber - 5 gallonsImperial IPA - 5 gallonsAlt Bier - 5
    gallonsTripel - 5 gallonsMead - 5 gallons35 gallons so far11,887

  • Posted in thread: mead noob question on 04-13-2014 at 09:00 PM
    This is my first mead. I started it up 3 weeks ago and the OG was 1.090. Ingredients were 12
    pounds of orange blossom and 4 gallons of spring water. Room temperature was 75F. No boil.
    Added recommende...

  • Posted in thread: IIPA extract suggestions on 02-05-2014 at 02:29 AM
    Although I have moved on to all-grain, I find myself with some extract remaining.15 lbs Gold
    LME (2 6# and 1 3# container)1 pound of crystal 151 pound of caramel 409 oz of cascade (AA's
    are not known)...

  • Posted in thread: Glass carboy vs. plastic bucket on 08-03-2013 at 01:33 AM
    I use my glass carboys whenever they are open because there is no risk of leaking. I also like
    to be able to see fermentation.I've cracked 3 bucket spigots now, but luckly haven't lost a
    full batch......

  • Posted in thread: Weird 'things' floating in the fermenter on 08-03-2011 at 02:50 PM
    How did you beer turn out? I saw the same thing in mine last weekend. It still smelled very
    good though. I racked to my bottling bucket and left most of those bacon jelly fish on top, but
    I think at l...

  • Posted in thread: Thermometer Reccomendations on 07-15-2011 at 04:48 PM
    I have two metal stick thermometers, but after stepping on one, it is inaccurate and now I
    mixed them up and do not know which one is the inaccurate one (yeah, FML). Anyways, went down
    to the local sp...