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Posted in thread: Best Grain Mill?? on 11-27-2012 at 01:07 AM
I bought the JSP maltmill when they were arguing about it on the Home Brew Digest. (1990s)Still
using it. I need nothing more even if I opened a brew pub. It grinds into a 5 gallon bucket.
Posted in thread: What's up with all the recipes with Munich malt?? on 11-04-2012 at 05:38 PM
Leave the style police at home for a minute. Ever make a beer of 100% munich? I did it for a
club, we each took a gallon and added a different yeast. All the beers were good. Mine was
Wyeast 1007. Del...
Posted in thread: How do you make (AG) wort for a starter? on 01-29-2012 at 11:21 PM
I add extra grain and save a few quarts of wort. Can for future use.I remember reading this
about canning in the Home Brew Digest a LONG time ago. Wort is not low acid like tomatoes.David
Posted in thread: All-Munich is okay, right? on 01-29-2012 at 10:43 PM
I made an eleven gallon batch for a club. We each took a gallon and used different yeasts. All
munich beer Mmmmmm No matter what yeast. I used 1007.The club bought a bag of Munich. I got the
Posted in thread: Rehydrating yeast on 01-29-2012 at 10:39 PM
I proof my yeast, then I know its good. It gives it a good start.David
Posted in thread: I need help on 01-15-2012 at 12:34 PM
No carbonation anticipated. I would like to serve it chilled and flat like hard cider my
grandfather made. His was sweeter and he added a bunch of cane sugar. High alcohol was not my
goal, that is why...
Posted in thread: I need help on 01-15-2012 at 12:43 AM
I had 2 carboys filled around nov 1 with fresh apple cider that had been "Cold Pasteurized"
which I have no idea what that means.I tasted the cider and it was great, so I just added wine
yeast and lef...
Posted in thread: Some do Some don't... on 01-05-2012 at 11:51 AM
No. I have a 7.5 gal conical, I drain the yeast off the bottom when ferment is done and let it
sit another week or two.... or three. Once for a year. I have 2 carboys full of hard cider from
Posted in thread: What is used for fermenting 10 gallon batches? on 12-29-2011 at 11:49 PM
For years I open fermented 11 gals in a sanke with the top cut off. It was also my HLT. I
needed help moving it. Then I bought a 7.5 gal stainless conical. It makes life so much easier
I switched to 5...
Posted in thread: Is a conical worth the $$$ at this stage? on 12-25-2011 at 08:58 PM
I have been brewing for 20 years. I just got one 7.5 gal stainless 3 years ago. I simply love
it. My girlfriends children all pitched in and bought me another one yesterday.Its the way to