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  • Posted in thread: Gravity still high (braggot) on 06-09-2014 at 04:05 PM
    1.040 is pretty high for a Braggot. Could you post your process/details?It seems to me like
    there must be something else going on, champagne yeast will eat ANY sugars. Have you checked
    the PH? Did you...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 06-09-2014 at 03:34 PM
    +15 gallons = 27916.5+5 Gallons= 27,921.5

  • Posted in thread: Post your infection on 05-27-2014 at 04:44 PM
    Looks normal to me. If you don't have an infection you'll think "hmm, this looks a little
    weird"If you do have an infection, you'll KNOW.

  • Posted in thread: Belgian Dubbel Braggot critique on 05-24-2014 at 05:19 PM
    I think this recipe looks perfect as is, brew it up and let us know how it turns out! I'd
    probably mash at 156 or even a little higher, to make sure the fg isn't too low.Sent from my
    iPhone using Home...

  • Posted in thread: Wheat Malt Braggot, Red Braggot, Spiced Braggot on 05-24-2014 at 05:14 PM
    Thanks for the recipe!Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: Wheat Malt Braggot, Red Braggot, Spiced Braggot on 05-23-2014 at 03:49 PM
    Sorry for the delay. I havent gotten to taste them since January but when I did, I tasted the
    Rye and the Bochet [*]The bochet was amazing. It fermented very cleanly and completely and
    wasnt particula...

  • Posted in thread: Back sweetening mead with honey on 05-20-2014 at 08:04 PM
    Keep in mind that meads taste sweeter as they age, so if it's not very old & you sweeten it
    now, in 6 months or a year it may be too sweet.I personally like my Raspberry Melomels to be
    fairly dry, but...

  • Posted in thread: Grandpappy's lawyer's rice wine recipe on 05-20-2014 at 03:29 PM
    Super cool recipe, I'll try this out when I have an open fermentor.

  • Posted in thread: Wheat Malt Braggot, Red Braggot, Spiced Braggot on 05-16-2014 at 05:42 PM
    Since it's been a year, do you have any tasting notes?

  • Posted in thread: Braggot - time to bottle? on 05-15-2014 at 09:43 PM
    I prefer my Braggots to have carbonation, so for me it's normally 1 month in primary, then to
    bottles. They improve drastically within the first 6 months, so the longer you can wait the
    better. Since ...

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"EC-1118 is a monster yeast. But it is also clean and quick. Like a humane serial killer." 1 Gal: Brandon O's-Graff 2 Gal: Big Ol' Barleywine 5 Gal: Graham's English Cider 5 Gal: Apfelwein __________________________________________ Bottled: Traditional Wildflower Mead, Burnt Apple Braggot, Apfelwein, Big Ol' Braggot Kegged: Wee Bit O' Honey