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Posted in thread: Small, sweet mead on 12-28-2014 at 08:44 PM
I like sweet meads, but don't like the high alcohol. I like low alcohol meads, but don't like
the dryness. What to do?!?!?!Experiment!!!!!Today I'm starting a mead which should end at
5.8%ABV and a fi...
Posted in thread: Repitching after a "killer yeast" on 12-13-2014 at 01:36 AM
I agree it would taste better around 10%. I may do the same recipe minus some sugar to get
that. But I need to hit 20% because I will be dropping a few chunks of beef in the bottles
(like snake wine, ...
Posted in thread: Repitching after a "killer yeast" on 12-12-2014 at 06:59 PM
I'm making a peach/apple/white grape wine. I need to get it up over 20%. I was planning on
using K1-V1116 because it accentuates the aroma of peach do well. But then I read it is a
'killer yeast' stra...
Posted in thread: 24days on 10-28-2014 at 10:10 PM
Starting gravity 1.036. Pitched a whole packet of US05 this morning 10/28/14 at 6:15AM
Posted in thread: 24days on 10-28-2014 at 04:50 AM
Mashing now. 10oz Maris Otter6oz popped pop corn2oz Crystal 602oz Pale chocolate malt1/4 cup
Hershey's cocoa powderObviously a one gallon batch.
Posted in thread: 24days on 10-27-2014 at 09:05 PM
Is 24 days a possible time frame to get a session stout from grain to glass? Including bottle
carbing?I know I should have started it earlier, but if I'm doing it it needs to be done by
Posted in thread: Caring for a scoby on 05-07-2014 at 04:06 PM
I was gifted a scoby a few days ago. It is in a sealed mason jar. I can not start a batch with
it for two months. How do I keep my scoby happy and healthy until then?
Posted in thread: What's next? Goodbye IPA, hello.... on 03-10-2014 at 04:12 PM
Farmhouse ales = Dry grass + locker roomYou would think so from the name, but no.Not from the
name, but from my love of farmhouse ales.
Posted in thread: What's next? Goodbye IPA, hello.... on 03-06-2014 at 05:28 PM
Farmhouse ales = Dry grass + locker room
Posted in thread: What's next? Goodbye IPA, hello.... on 03-06-2014 at 03:40 PM
Wow, I love farmhouse ales.I hope you all are right about their rise in popularity because that
will increase their availability.I sure haven't seen it in Southern California yet though.