Last Activity:11-29-2015 8:11 PM
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Posted in thread: Cold Break...from hell? on 09-28-2015 at 05:04 AM
did you add the yeast before putting in the fridge? how long did you put them in and how cold
you got your fridge? that looks bizarre and amazing.
Posted in thread: Palm Speciale Clone on 09-28-2015 at 03:33 AM
My attempt at a Palm Speciale clone. To be honest, I haven't had the original since i studied
abroad about 10 years ago, but it was close enough to bring back some memories. Either way a
very nice bel...
Posted in thread: smaller batch, 3.5 gallon bucket suggestions on 09-19-2015 at 12:43 AM
alright, i know that the CO2 will keep too much oxygen from getting to the beer to be an issue,
but i wanted to check if dry hopping would cause any issues. wouldn't most of the CO2 layer
escape? or w...
Posted in thread: hard cider going sour on 09-13-2015 at 05:59 PM
it's not 100% vinegar yet, which is why i'm wanting to check if it will eventually turn all the
way. i know fresh pressed juice will eventually go vinegar.
Posted in thread: hard cider going sour on 09-13-2015 at 04:53 PM
Ooh! Sour Apple Cider. Sounds good, actually. Is it?it is not. it does not have the funky, nice
flavored sour quality that a good sour beer would have. it's starting to taste like thinned out
Posted in thread: hard cider going sour on 09-12-2015 at 10:47 PM
I have some hard cider i bottled in Feb 2015 that's starting to get a sour taste. i made with
juice, some froze concentrate, and windsor yeast, about 5-6% ABV. it was a nice dry cider from
Posted in thread: smaller batch, 3.5 gallon bucket suggestions on 09-09-2015 at 03:47 AM
I have brewed probably 50+ batches in buckets of 5 gallon volume with only 2.5 to 3 gallon of
wort and the large head space has never been an issue. I would often brew 5-6 gallons and split
Posted in thread: smaller batch, 3.5 gallon bucket suggestions on 09-09-2015 at 03:14 AM
I have bought these from the bakery at my local grocery store for $1-2 each including the lid.
A rubber grommet is 50 cents at a home improvement store. You can also buy 5 gallon white food
Posted in thread: smaller batch, 3.5 gallon bucket suggestions on 09-09-2015 at 02:12 AM
i wanted to check if anyone else used 3.5 gallon buckets for brewing smaller batches. i've been
wanting to get some so i can make two small 2.5-3 gallon batches of stuff i want to experiment
Posted in thread: Beer looks like a snowglobe on 09-09-2015 at 01:47 AM
my guess is hops from dry hopping. I get something similar with the last few bottles of a
highly hopped beer. how old is it and how many hops did you use? word of warning: i've noticed
that beers with...