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  • Posted in thread: Portable AC - fermentation chamber? on 06-19-2015 at 01:02 AM
    Just got a small portable AC unit for the popup camper. Wondering how it would do in the
    basement if I were to fabricate some sort of box big enough for it and a pair of fermentation

  • Posted in thread: Summer friendly recipe with turbinado sugar on 06-17-2015 at 03:31 AM
    OK.....I'm in a lul brewing wise, and it is warm in Ohio without a controlled fermentation
    freezer. I have a tub (1.9 lbs) of turbinado ( demerara) sugar.,....any suggestions?

  • Posted in thread: Clearing cider? on 06-06-2015 at 02:21 AM
    Starting was 1.050 or so....4.5 gals fresh farm stand style- pasteurized cider + .5 gal clear
    organic store brand apple juice (just juice and citric acid) added when transfered to

  • Posted in thread: Clearing cider? on 06-06-2015 at 01:11 AM
    I'm making a cider - started in February or so from fresh pasteurized cider, 04 yeast, and just
    a touch of sugar (3/4 lbs or so of corn sugar) -- 5 gal batch. It spent maybe 6 weeks in the
    primary bet...

  • Posted in thread: Fishing! on 05-17-2015 at 12:54 AM
    Some Lake Erie walleye from today - first trip of the year & cooler was too small. Big fish
    were for pair of 30" 9+ pounders.

  • Posted in thread: What do you do when life gets in the way? on 05-13-2015 at 03:21 AM
    Just finally bottled the 2nd batch -- π day centennial I just have the cider
    to bottle and "need" to squeeze off a couple summer friendly ales. Any suggestions for quick,
    easy, good...

  • Posted in thread: Graham's English Cider on 05-08-2015 at 02:16 AM
    This stuff was good fresh in the bottles.....then it wasn't so about 5 months in
    it is improving again -- to the point of being pretty darn good...I imagine it will be really
    good on anot...

  • Posted in thread: american wheat beer recipe on 05-07-2015 at 11:10 PM
    My understanding is that wheat covers the head retention.... Not sure if carapils ads much
    mouth experience with wheat is that it has its own unique - soft mouth feel.

  • Posted in thread: american wheat beer recipe on 05-06-2015 at 11:23 PM
    I did a similar beer with good results...6lbs wheat DME (55% wheat as I recall) .75 lbs
    c10...hops were 1oz Willamette and 1 oz cascade 20ish IBU,.....turned out clean, light, and
    refreshing....but it...

  • Posted in thread: Problems with my first blonde ale on 04-22-2015 at 07:07 PM
    Why not just pull it from the cooler, and let it "secondary" at room temp for a few
    weeks....may finish fermenting or at least improve.


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