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Posted in thread: sugar levels in fruit on 07-25-2016 at 04:38 AM
Thanks -- this is exactly what I was looking for.
Posted in thread: sugar levels in fruit on 07-23-2016 at 04:31 AM
I just bought a brix refractometer and now I'm looking for a chart of the percent sugar 'goals'
one looks for in various fruits (other than grape). I've tried Mr. Google but I can't seem to
get my que...
Posted in thread: why boil? on 05-04-2016 at 09:23 PM
Thanks. That was my guess but as a bit of a beginner I wanted to make sure.
Posted in thread: why boil? on 05-04-2016 at 09:07 PM
In the current issue of Brew Your Own they have an article on brewing hard root beer and hard
ginger beer. In the ginger beer recipe from the professional brewer it says to boil the sugar,
water and m...
Posted in thread: garlic beer? on 04-15-2016 at 03:53 AM
Thanks Revvy. I already checked out this thread. I think I'll try boiling the garlic in the
water I'd add to the kit. At least it will give me an idea as to the quantity then I can go
ahead with my re...
Posted in thread: garlic beer? on 04-14-2016 at 04:12 AM
I've tried homemade garlic beer and I really want to give it a go. I've been doing quite a bit
of browsing but all the recipes are for all-grain. I'd like to start with a kit beer
(BrewHouse) to get a...
Posted in thread: pectic enzyme - when? on 06-09-2015 at 04:38 AM
I've been adding pectic enzyme to my berries before crushing them (I put the berries in a
primary with some water, add sulfite, wait 24 hours, add pectic enzyme, wait another 24 hours,
crush the berri...
Posted in thread: plum wine clearing -- not on 11-04-2014 at 05:28 AM
I have had great success with various hazy wines with just an addition of pectic enzyme. You
will be surprised how quickly it clears too, and being a plum wine full of pectins this will
Posted in thread: cylindrical filter cleaning? on 09-03-2014 at 03:18 AM
These are $65 filters (pleated polyester) and are meant to be cleaned. I've been doing so for
15 years with great success. I just can't get the cleaner anymore.
Posted in thread: cylindrical filter cleaning? on 09-02-2014 at 04:27 AM
I have a triple cylindrical filtering system (i.e. the pleated 10" tall filters) and was
wondering what the best product was for cleaning them. I've been using Microzyme but it's not
available from my...