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#2553... Feeling optimistic.
Posted in thread: 20 lb of sugar and a jar of yeast nutrient on 04-04-2010 at 06:15 PM
So there seem to be some veteran candy makers on this thread that can help me out here. If my
sugar "syrups" are crystalizing as soon as they cool (in essence I'm getting more of a paste
that hardens ...
Posted in thread: Fermenter next to the toilet: is my beer ruined? on 04-02-2010 at 02:07 PM
It should be noted that if you see a floater, you need to skim the krausen. If you let it sink
into the yeast cake, it will make yeast propagation very distasteful unless you are brewing a
Posted in thread: Too much candy sugar? on 03-04-2010 at 07:36 PM
LME, DME and sugar should be calculated at 100% efficiency, since the sugars are already there,
and don't require conversion from starch.So if I consistantly miss my target OG (on the low
side) using ...
Posted in thread: Too much candy sugar? on 03-04-2010 at 07:31 PM
Candi sugar is still in sucrose form, so I think the potential for cider flavors is there.I'm
still not totally clear on all the sugar, I was under the impression that the cooking process
caused some ...
Posted in thread: Too much candy sugar? on 03-04-2010 at 07:21 PM
Is that for 5 gallons? Because I get an OG closer to 1.080. If you've managed to keep the
fermentation temperature down, you shouldn't have too much trouble with hot alcohol. If you
look at the fermen...
Posted in thread: Too much candy sugar? on 03-04-2010 at 06:41 PM
Posted in thread: Too much candy sugar? on 03-04-2010 at 05:57 PM
I wonder about cidery notes, but I thought that was more a problem with uncooked sugar being
too much of the grain bill.
Posted in thread: Too much candy sugar? on 03-04-2010 at 04:53 PM
Yeah I'm kind of thinking along the lines of next christmas I might have something.
Posted in thread: Too much candy sugar? on 03-04-2010 at 04:44 PM
So I figured I'd try to add some sugar to my extract beer, and used this process to make some
candy syrup. like any excited kid in the candy syrup store, I went overboard, and didn't do