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Posted in thread: Cheap beer taste? on 09-21-2012 at 04:08 PM
The rule of thumb is wait 3-4 days per 1% abv for conditioning. I usually wait 2 weeks then try
a bottle. If I don't like it, wait 2 more weeks and try again. Repeat until it has the flavor I
like. I ...
Posted in thread: Been away but not forgotten on 09-18-2012 at 03:39 PM
I just got an email saying that I haven't checked in for a while and thought I'd let it be know
that I'm still alive and brewing. In fact, I'm planning on brewing a batch of Hefy this
weekend. But, as...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 04-25-2012 at 03:10 PM
Just put up 5 gallons of cider last weekend and planning on starting a batch of mead this
Posted in thread: First time mead recipe on 04-03-2012 at 07:43 PM
Fatbloke, I understand and agree with you about patience. I once made an Imperial stout that
sat a little above 12% and had to wait a good 6 months before it was drinkable. I'm also going
to pay a vis...
Posted in thread: First time mead recipe on 04-03-2012 at 04:08 PM
I've been brewing for a while and have had good luck with some stouts, ales, and ciders. I'd
like to try my hand with mead. I've had a plain mead and a prickly pear and really likes both.
Posted in thread: A sad day for the WortMonger on 11-01-2010 at 09:34 PM
Sorry to hear about your loss. I'll raise a glass in his honor tonight.
Posted in thread: does this mean the temperature is too cold? on 10-22-2010 at 07:33 PM
I am not sure why you can freeze concentrate beer now that I think about it, but when you
consider the freezing point of beer you have to think about its colligative properties. Beer is
not just a mix...
Posted in thread: HBT is Legal Eagle??? on 10-21-2010 at 12:38 AM
I'm convinced the 200 gallon/limit is in place just to give them another reason to arrest you
if they THINK you're running an unlicensed commercial operation but can't otherwise prove it.I
Posted in thread: HBT is Legal Eagle??? on 10-20-2010 at 11:21 PM
First, 200 gal/yr. comes out to over 1/2 gal everyday. That's too much beer for me to drink.
Second, the purpose of this forum is not to point fingers and show how hypocritical we are by
how much beer...
Posted in thread: Question about Forum for School on 10-20-2010 at 06:21 PM
I use phpBB. it's free and has built in bad-word filtering. You can set it up so the user gets
an account as soon as they sign up, after they get an email to confirm, or the admin has to