Last Activity:10-20-2016 11:20 PM
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Posted in thread: The Greatest Brew I Ever Made Was... on 10-20-2016 at 11:14 PM
A honey wheat that I thought was infected. Let it sit in the primary for a couple months till I
got the gumption to throw it out, but instead it was amazing. Now it's a regular repeat of
Posted in thread: A beginner...again. on 10-11-2016 at 10:50 PM
3 words: Big Mouth Bubblers. Check em out.
Posted in thread: anyone have a good corona clone recipe on 10-11-2016 at 10:41 PM
This thread is the equivalent of those click bait crap ads that show up all over. "You'll never
believe what happens next!" Even mix between BMC jokes, BMC defenders, and actual responses to
Posted in thread: Will (some) the Vanilla Flavor Drop Out on 09-23-2016 at 02:50 AM
I made a vanilla porter with about 8 beans in 5 gallons (I got em really cheap). After 2 months
in the bottle the vanilla was so strong I couldn't even drink it. After 6 months it had
mellowed out bea...
Posted in thread: Capping bottles on 09-23-2016 at 02:43 AM
When I first got into it, I asked at a couple of bars if I could take their empties. Most of em
said "Our recycling guy picks up on Tuesday, so come on Monday" or something like it. Don't
your bars ha...
Posted in thread: priming sugar ? on 09-20-2016 at 10:19 PM
I've used both corn sugar and cane sugar and couldn't tell much difference. For one batch I
think you're just fine using what you have on hand. I do use corn sugar regularly because it's
a bit easier ...
Posted in thread: honey on 09-16-2016 at 05:54 AM
I found if I tried to skimp on the water (trying not to dilute my beer) the syrup was too thick
to mix well. Once after bottling I found a thick sugary layer just stuck to the bottom of my
Posted in thread: honey on 09-15-2016 at 07:36 PM
My first half dozen batches suffered from inconsistent or very low carbon. I did the typical
process with corn sugar. I eventually narrowed it down to poor mixing. Now I rack to the bucket
first and a...
Posted in thread: There's a fly in my fermenter!! on 09-08-2016 at 11:59 AM
I wouldn't worry, he won't take much.
Posted in thread: Spicy gingerbeer search on 09-07-2016 at 01:18 AM
P.S. I ended up leaving everything to "steep" overnight, and simply strained before bottling,
so that final product was a bit cloudy. Also, I'd recommend the pasteurization process that's
laid out in ...