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Posted in thread: Vanilla Chocolate BrewHouse Stout on 11-02-2012 at 10:25 PM
I just made a choc stout that's in the fermented right now. I added cocoa powder to the end of
the boil. I'll be adding vanilla bean to the secondary, and cocoa nibs (if it needs more choc).
I'm not w...
Posted in thread: Vanilla Chocolate BrewHouse Stout on 11-02-2012 at 04:33 AM
I have it in my mind that I would like to brew up a batch of vanilla chocolate stout using a
BrewHouse stout kit as a starting point. That is about as far as I have got so far.I am sure
there are folk...
Posted in thread: Happy Trails Turbo Mead - The Story Thus Far on 12-15-2011 at 05:48 AM
The recipe is outlined in the very first post of this thread. I gave a bit of diary as time
went in further posts. I followed my nose making this and treated it as a regular wine from
grape juice. I d...
Posted in thread: Happy Trails Turbo Mead - The Story Thus Far on 11-23-2011 at 12:02 AM
October 31, 2011 - Happy Trails Turbo Mead v1.0 is in the bottle. I used a 2 part turbo clear
and ran the mead through a fine filter. The result was a crystal clear product. With an SG of
1.05, it is ...
Posted in thread: Happy Trails Turbo Mead - The Story Thus Far on 10-21-2011 at 03:45 PM
Octobr 21, 2011 - Time to stabalize and start the clarification. The SG is 'stuck' at 1.050
although there is still indications of slow fermentation. The taste is definitely sweet as
mentioned. But I ...
Posted in thread: Cloudy cider on 10-06-2011 at 02:23 PM
Hmmmm.. I thought I posted this already. Oh well, here goes again.Jacob_Marley: Keep those
novels coming. Lots of great information there.I do have one question though. Being a details
Posted in thread: Cloudy cider on 10-03-2011 at 11:06 PM
Thanks Jacob_Marley. I forgot to reply. Very good information there.
Posted in thread: Cloudy cider on 10-03-2011 at 11:05 PM
Okay, I have managed to clarify this batch of cider by filtering it. I was worried about the
flavour being stripped out like some people warn. I noticed no difference and am very pleased
with the clar...
Posted in thread: carrot n ginger cider (ginger fear ) on 09-29-2011 at 05:09 AM
I really want to make a version of this. I have a huge supply of pears and carrots and fresh
ginger is quite cheap right now. I juiced up some pears and carrots and found they are great
Posted in thread: Happy Trails Turbo Mead - The Story Thus Far on 09-20-2011 at 09:57 PM
September 20, 2011 - The brew continues to slowly ferment. The bubbling in the air lock is
quite regular. Gravity has dropped to 1.056. I drew a sample. As before it is very sweet but
not cloyingly so...