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Posted in thread: Honey, Maple, and Honey-Maple Mead?? on 11-22-2016 at 06:59 AM
I made a 14% maple wine back in April of '14 that I had completely forgotten about until I read
this post. Shortly after bottling, it was pretty good, but with a little bit of alcohol burn.
Posted in thread: New brewer adding extras to extract kit on 12-27-2015 at 07:45 PM
I'm in the camp that says experiment away. I rarely brew a batch exactly the way it's recipe
calls for. I would suggest you use a light flavored honey though, something like clover or
orange blossom. ...
Posted in thread: Barleywine with spruce tips on 05-26-2015 at 04:37 AM
I've tried a pine ale before, Alba Scots Pine Ale, and while it was interesting, it wasn't
something I would drink a lot of. You may want to split your batch and see if its something you
would like. A...
Posted in thread: Keezer in a closet build on 05-08-2015 at 05:35 PM
The chessboard pub table is complete. It is 2'x2' with a 20"x20" playing area. The chessmen are
aluminum and were made in 1962 according to the date stamped in the bottom. Now I just need to
Posted in thread: Straight Pole Trellis System using tree and a post on 05-08-2015 at 03:50 PM
^ they are called turnbuckles. As far as what type of line, I would suggest the plastic coated
cable commonly used for dog runs. Mason's line will not stand up to the elements and wouldn't
be good for...
Posted in thread: How Many Gallons of Mead 2015 Edition! on 05-05-2015 at 07:02 PM
6 gallons of wildflower BOMM that I intend to dry "hop" with lavender. 376.5 + 6 = 382.5
Posted in thread: Keezer in a closet build on 04-13-2015 at 05:31 PM
It's a lot of work, but I have enjoyed doing it. It has taken about three months to get it to
this point. I didn't detail it in the main body of my post, but I did some remodeling on the
room as well....
Posted in thread: Keezer in a closet build on 04-11-2015 at 10:06 PM
That fridge is a sweet score! I like the closet space use for the Keezer.Ya. The fridge is
great. I was going to use the regular fridge I was using for the kegs to hold bottles, but when
I saw this on...
Posted in thread: Keezer in a closet build on 04-07-2015 at 04:25 PM
It sits just to the right side of the closet. I have been making some modifications to it. I
unhooked the interior lights and tinted it with some 5% film to protect the beer from light.
The lightning ...
Posted in thread: Keezer in a closet build on 04-06-2015 at 04:16 PM
269299The 6 free tap handles that were given to me when I bought the cooler. 269300Bar top
epoxy poured and cured. It took 3 coats due to bubbling issues. Apparently oak's coarse grain
traps air and r...