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Posted in thread: Which Yeast Packs to Use on 02-07-2009 at 09:57 PM
I got three selection premium wine kits when I bought some homebrew supplies from a guy
quitting the addiction. They are older kits so I need to replace the yeast packs in them, but
they don't say wha...
Posted in thread: First Wine - French Merlot from Selections International on 01-29-2009 at 10:12 AM
I just bottled this kit. I originally made it last July, and after several rackings bottled it
the other day. Already it has a nice smooth taste. I think three to six more months in the
bottle will ag...
Posted in thread: Glass carboy for 5g batches do i need a 6.5g carboy? on 12-15-2008 at 10:01 PM
Get the 6.5 gallon. Then you can use it as a primary and a secondary.If you are trying to save
a few dollars, then the 5 gallon will work fine.
Posted in thread: Northern Nut Brown Ale Help on 12-04-2008 at 12:38 AM
You can add Malto Dextrin at the end of the boil. Typically within the last 15 minutes. 4 - 8
oz's won't add much sweetness but will improve the mouthfeel and body. I typically add this to
any brown, ...
Posted in thread: Happy F'N Thanksgiving: A Story of Horror on 12-02-2008 at 03:01 AM
If it makes you feel any better, I bought a 5 gallon corney, perlick faucet, and a bicycle CO2
pump recently so I could take some homebrew to my sisters for Thanksgiving. After sampling my
Ale and the...
Posted in thread: Northern Nut Brown Ale Help on 12-02-2008 at 01:15 AM
I have this extract kit fermenting now- seemed dark when I put it into fermentor (corny). I'll
try to post how it turns out then.Mine came out pretty dark too, which is why I kind of wish it
had a hea...
Posted in thread: Northern Nut Brown Ale Help on 11-29-2008 at 12:13 AM
I am not really looking for a creamy taste, I want more body. A heavier beer.
Posted in thread: Northern Nut Brown Ale Help on 11-28-2008 at 10:53 PM
Don't care about the alcohol level, and I am not really looking for a creamy taste like you
would get from Malto Dextrine.I am looking for something that is heavier, with more bite to it.
More like a ...
Posted in thread: Northern Nut Brown Ale Help on 11-28-2008 at 07:24 PM
I have only done extract kits with the grains steeped. How exactly would I go about mashing the
carapils?Will they add more body like a porter, or just a creamy taste like adding Malto
Posted in thread: Northern Nut Brown Ale Help on 11-28-2008 at 04:48 PM
I made Northern's Nut Brown Ale Extract Kit for Thanksgiving. I thought the beer had a good
taste, but the body was kind of light. Anyone have any suggestions to give this kit a heavier
taste? Here is...