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Posted in thread: Strawberry Wine gone sort-bad, any use? on 05-12-2008 at 09:17 PM
Thanks for the responses, we will consider those options ;)
Posted in thread: Strawberry Wine gone sort-bad, any use? on 05-09-2008 at 09:35 PM
A bit over a year ago my wife and I attempted a strawberry wine out of the book Wild Wines and
Meads.It's been sitting in the carboy ever since, because it frankly just doesn't taste too
good. There i...
Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning a Big Oak Aged Beer on 10-18-2007 at 04:46 PM
It was a Scottish Ale yeast. So you think a clean yeast like American Ale won't have any
trouble with the high starting alcohol?
Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning a Big Oak Aged Beer on 10-17-2007 at 10:04 PM
I have a beer I brewed for the holidays that has been aging in oak for about 6 months.It is
about 9% ABV, and I'm assuming the yeast is dead by now?What would be a good yeast/process to
use to bottle ...
Posted in thread: Saving a yeast cake for a week or two? on 08-04-2007 at 03:58 AM
I just moved a beer to the secondary and would like to use the yeast cake for another beer I am
planning. The problem is it will probably be a week or two before I can brew it. I tossed an
airlock on ...
Posted in thread: Holiday ale on 06-22-2007 at 05:26 PM
I checked my records and the 2 ounces of fresh ginger was added for the last 15 minutes.
Posted in thread: Holiday ale on 06-19-2007 at 07:40 PM
I'd re-iterate the careful use of ginger. My holiday ale last year has 2 ounces of fresh ground
ginger and it overpowered the beer, making it barely drinkable. (Although I think it is finally
Posted in thread: Open Source Beer Project on 06-04-2007 at 08:28 PM
Kind of cool, however open source beer recipes are a lot different then open source
software.What makes a beer better is often a matter of opinion, where in open source software
contributions often fi...
Posted in thread: Is your town a beer town? on 06-01-2007 at 06:19 PM
Portland, OR.Don't think there is a bigger beer town than Portland. Last I heard we had maybe
50-60 breweries total.
Posted in thread: Seasonal brewing on 05-30-2007 at 08:48 PM
I've been doing this. I brewed a light fruit ale and a Witbier in late winter so they woudl be
ready for spring, and I am going to be brewing a winter warmer this weekend that will age for 6