Last Activity:08-25-2012 8:39 PM
Posted in thread: Foggy Carboys on 08-18-2012 at 04:16 AM
Thanks everyone.It was condensation so I think I'll try that T-shirt trick but I also found
that if you rinse with cold water then it reduces the condensation.And when I do start getting
sediment on t...
Posted in thread: Foggy Carboys on 08-03-2012 at 01:13 PM
Hello homebrewers!I have recently encountered something I have never experience before and was
hoping for some advice.I clean my 6.5, 6, and 5 gallon carboys by using one of the long
bendable brushes ...
Posted in thread: Still, petillant, or sparkling on 01-24-2012 at 12:55 AM
So how would you make a petillant cider? Half as much priming sugar?
Posted in thread: Still, petillant, or sparkling on 01-20-2012 at 10:09 PM
So quick question about ciders.I have recently fermented two ciders. One a cyser that finished
at 13.5% and the other a New England Hard Cider that finished at 10.6%. In the past, whenever I
Posted in thread: Strawberry in Beer on 08-02-2011 at 01:50 PM
So do the manufacturing companies that make frozen strawberries blanch their product or
pasteurize them or something before they are frozen and shipped out?
Posted in thread: Strawberry in Beer on 08-02-2011 at 03:04 AM
Chop the berries in smallish pieces and freeze them. Freezing kills the bad yeast and bacteria
on the berries' skin and breaks down the cell walls. Thaw, put in carboy and rack your beer
Posted in thread: Strawberry in Beer on 08-02-2011 at 12:23 AM
So I know there are a ton of threads about this but I have a hard time wading through them all.
I am about to move my beer to the secondary and I want to add 7 pounds of strawberries to the
beer but I...
Posted in thread: Oatmeal for Body on 08-01-2011 at 11:59 PM
I just wanted to give a quick update. The beer I am using this in is now in Tertiary and I will
be bottling in about a week. After about 3 weeks, that will be ready to drink and I will let
you all kno...
Posted in thread: Oatmeal for Body on 05-31-2011 at 02:13 AM
Are you kegging it? If so, dispensing with Nitrogen would help.I don't have the capabilities or
the money for a kegging sytem yet but I'm hoping sometime in the future.
Posted in thread: Oatmeal for Body on 05-31-2011 at 02:12 AM
The base style that I am working with is a sweet stout and I was looking to add body, not
creaminess, so the flaked barley sounds like the best bet. How much should I use for a 5 gallon
batch. It alre...