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Posted in thread: Commercial bottles that have flip tops on twist bottles on 10-28-2013 at 04:16 AM
yup. been married long enough to see an opening…at first she did not like me taking so
much time brewing until she came to the conclusion that she likes the beer on tap better then
ones she can ...
Posted in thread: Commercial bottles that have flip tops on twist bottles on 10-28-2013 at 03:49 AM
I was just really surprised…never would have thought they could save a bit by using those
bottles…but I am sure there is a savings otherwise they would not do it.As for the beer gun…its
a Christmas gi...
Posted in thread: Commercial bottles that have flip tops on twist bottles on 10-28-2013 at 03:00 AM
Troy - not swing tops but tops that require an opener. I put the case in the recycle bin. I was
just really surprised that a commercial brewery used screw top bottles with pop off caps. I
guess their ...
Posted in thread: Commercial bottles that have flip tops on twist bottles on 10-27-2013 at 11:35 PM
I am going to start bottling for gifts and have been saving bottles the past couple months. I
had a Starhill case of IPA that were pop-tops. I went and washed them, removed labels etc and
looking at t...
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 10-21-2013 at 02:43 AM
I just tasted a sample three weeks in primary when I put it in secondary…I am not sure
what I did, but very little (none) pumpkin spice taste at all. Followed recipe to a T and
Posted in thread: Left Hand Milk Stout Clone on 10-14-2013 at 06:49 PM
just poured my first taste yesterday. Simply delicious. We did a blind tasting with some
commercial stours and this was clearly the winner. It is about 60 days since brew day and it
tastes grand - I t...
Posted in thread: First recipe design - Big Pilsner on 10-12-2013 at 12:54 AM
updated with EST 1.08 OG and usually I run a 75% efficiency…sometimes a bit lower (closer
to 70%) if I sparge a bit to fast.
Posted in thread: First recipe design - Big Pilsner on 10-11-2013 at 11:56 PM
OK - this is my first "design my own" recipe. I have been using all the yummy ones that are
posted in the files but was reading through a bunch and started stealing bits and
pieces…well, the res...
Posted in thread: Rookie sugar mistake... on 09-14-2013 at 07:20 PM
As long as you have not racked it off the yeast you can add it direct with no problem. I know
that Kirkland pressed apple juice by itself is about 5% maybe a tad less. So I think it depends
on the bra...
Posted in thread: Off Flavor in Grahams Cider - Thoughts? on 09-14-2013 at 06:03 PM
So as posted before, my first Grahams turned out great after four months; only alteration was a
little sugar to boost ABV. I tried the second batch with some apple juice concentrate to do the