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Posted in thread: wow, what a disaster on 05-02-2009 at 06:43 PM
So I was getting ready to bottle my second batch, an irish stout. I had siphoned about 2
gallons into the bottling bucket when I realized I had forgotten to add the priming sugar. So I
pull the siphon...
Posted in thread: newbie question on 04-27-2009 at 03:04 PM
I had an idea and I wondered if anyone has ever tried this. Since it seems that most flavorings
are added to the secondary when making mead, is it possible to experiment with recipes by
buying a bottl...
Posted in thread: should I add water on 04-22-2009 at 05:30 AM
thanks for the advice, everyone. Next time I will definitely be more careful. The good news is
that I took a taste and it seemed pretty good to me. I may or may not add a little extra water
when I add...
Posted in thread: should I add water on 04-22-2009 at 12:24 AM
Unfortunately, I didn't measure the OG. What would I do if I had? Do you mean to compare the
measured OG with the OG given in the recipe?
Posted in thread: should I add water on 04-22-2009 at 12:16 AM
I haven't tasted it yet, but I imagine when I do I won't learn much because I don't really know
what a green, uncarbonated stout should taste like. I guess I'm ok with just leaving it as is
and maybe ...
Posted in thread: should I add water on 04-22-2009 at 12:05 AM
So here's the deal. I am making an irish stout from a brewers best extract kit. Because I
didn't know any better, I dumped my hot wort into my plastic fermenting bucket, then topped
that off with wate...
Posted in thread: aging apfelwein on 04-10-2009 at 02:38 AM
ok, sounds like a plan. thank you.
Posted in thread: aging apfelwein on 04-10-2009 at 12:38 AM
So you think that oxidation would be an issue if I kept in in the plastic bucket for 1-2
months? I should mention that this is an "ale pail" which came with a brewing kit, so I would
think that the pl...
Posted in thread: aging apfelwein on 04-10-2009 at 12:18 AM
Hi everyone,I started my first apfelwein about a week ago and I have a question about aging it.
It is currently fermenting in a plastic bucket. I gather that it needs to stay in primary for
at least a...