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Posted in thread: Adding hardness to water for meadmaking on 02-26-2014 at 01:26 PM
Greetings!I am getting ready to make a batch of orange blossom mead. I have been reading the
"What I Learned at NHC" sticky and find the Meadmaker of the Year handout to be extremely
helpful. I do hav...
Posted in thread: Newbie Question - Did I ruin my wine during degassing? on 01-09-2014 at 10:46 AM
Thank you very much for all of your opinions. Very good points made here about headspace being
filled with CO2, etc. I think I will add a little ascorbic acid for a bit of extra protection
and manage ...
Posted in thread: Newbie Question - Did I ruin my wine during degassing? on 01-08-2014 at 01:53 PM
Greetings all!I am an experienced homebrewer (of beer) and I am just now getting into the world
of winemaking. I made a Riesling kit from Winexpert and just got to the degassing stage.After
Posted in thread: Beer not sour at 1.003 SG after aging for a month on 09-30-2013 at 11:27 PM
Greetings All!I am aging my first sour ale right now. A month ago I brewed a Flanders Sour Pale
recipe from an issue of BYO. I did a Flanders style mash and pitched Ardennes Yeast and
Posted in thread: Adding Yeast When Bottling 1-year-old Brett Beer on 03-09-2012 at 11:31 AM
Greetings!I have collected some Belgian bottles and plan to bottle, cork and cage some brett
beer I made a year ago. It is a nearly 10% beer. It was fermented with saison yeast for a few
days and then...
Posted in thread: Cold-Eeze Wrapper in my boil kettle? Will it taste bad? on 12-12-2010 at 11:53 PM
Alright. I brewed outside today and it was really windy and snowy. At some point, a Cold-Eeze
wrapper must have blown into the boil kettle because it came out of the kettle while I was
pouring it thro...
Posted in thread: Suggested water profile for berliner weisse? on 07-30-2010 at 05:34 PM
Can anyone suggest a good water profile for a berliner weisse? I've heard water profile can be
a big deal with this style so any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
Posted in thread: Berliner Weisse Recipe? on 07-30-2010 at 05:33 PM
Next something you find when you play with a lot of bugs is they will take trace elements in
your water that have never effected your beers and do weird things with them. I would highly
Posted in thread: Does Reverse Osmosis water contain any ions at all? on 05-30-2010 at 12:37 AM
Thanks for the wikipedia link, although I have read it already. I guess my question whether or
not any of the salt ions are smaller than 0.1 nm. If they are larger, they will be filtered
out. If not, ...
Posted in thread: Does Reverse Osmosis water contain any ions at all? on 05-30-2010 at 12:08 AM
Greetings! I've been searching the forum for awhile now and I cannot find any definitive answer
to this question.I currently build my water from distilled water and brewing salts. I would
like to star...