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Posted in thread: Hard Lemonade on 06-08-2010 at 04:20 PM
I left the starter in there, but on this 2g batch I just double pitched after hydrating with
cooled boiled water. I think you *might* be able to get away with it, but I also think that is
a pretty big...
Posted in thread: oxy clean concentration? on 06-07-2010 at 08:24 PM
1 ounce of honest to goodness OxiClean Free per 5 gallons of very hot water to soak off labels,
and soak a carboy. Never had problems with labels basically falling off, or a krausen
disintegrating on ...
Posted in thread: Hard Lemonade on 06-07-2010 at 07:08 PM
Update on dual pitching. It just works. 24 hours after pitching 2x EC118 onto 2g of hard
limeade I have active fermentation. I've not had a start like that ever with lemon/limeade.I'll
be updating my ...
Posted in thread: Hard Lemonade on 06-04-2010 at 10:04 PM
DmentD,I posted back on 3-22-10 about pitching with two packets of yeast (EC-1118). Worked very
well for me too. Any future batches I make will always be fermented with two
packets.Cheers!Gah! Sorry I...
Posted in thread: Hard Lemonade on 06-04-2010 at 04:20 AM
Man, once my batches got going, they fermented out in less than 2 weeks. I used 2 packets of
EC-1118 (rehydrated) and pitched directly into 5 GAL of lemonade with no starter...Oh yeah, as
Posted in thread: Hard Lemonade on 05-26-2010 at 04:42 AM
Still no change on batch #2 with the starter made from White Labs yeast, but somehow I was
expecting that.Batch #1 that got kicking with the EC-1118 is fermenting like gangbusters.
Dropped to ~1.032 a...
Posted in thread: Hard Lemonade on 05-24-2010 at 07:13 PM
Time for a progress report, I s'pose.The EC-1118 starter, with 6 hour spin/additions failed
spectacularly. Not a bubble or gravity shift 72 hours after pitching... just a nice, growing
layer of yeast ...
Posted in thread: Best place for a beer in Austin? on 05-17-2010 at 08:10 PM
Here's a very late response, but maybe worth it for future reference: North by Northwest
Restaurant and Brewery. Great food (a bit fancier than plain 'ol BBQ, but definitely worth it),
and excellent b...
Posted in thread: Friends paying for beer?! on 05-17-2010 at 07:44 PM
I always laugh when people talk about "converting" other people. Why would you do that? All
that means is more people who want your homebrew and more competition for the craft beers in
the beer store....
Posted in thread: Friends paying for beer?! on 05-14-2010 at 07:43 PM
Depends. I know some people who would never turn their nose up at a good toilet-bowl
sangria.Now THAT is funny.