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Posted in thread: Mostly dry flat cider help on 05-02-2012 at 01:28 AM
I have been reading the cider forum multiple days multiple hours and I am still utterly
confused. Too many choices it seemsThe wife has charged me with making her a cider. She just
purchased me 4.5 ga...
Posted in thread: Stalled fermentation or done? on 03-10-2012 at 02:54 AM
Not sure what's going on. The beer is a Honey Amber extract brew with specialy grains2.5 lbs of
steeping grains 6.6 lbs of LME and 1 pound of Honey as teh fermentable matter.OG 1066 per the
Posted in thread: Easiest labels to remove (New Belgium gets my vote!) on 03-02-2012 at 04:34 PM
I agree with New Belgum, and will add Dogfishhead and, Bells.. At least in what I drink
dogfishhead is the easiest as is has only one label, whereas bells has 3. So Bells has the most
to pick up off t...
Posted in thread: What are the cheapest reusable commercial beer bottles you know of? on 03-02-2012 at 04:20 PM
Look to see if any of the premium lagers are pry off. Mich Original, Schlitz.Bud American Ale
still is, I think.I can't help much because I generally buy Bells, Founders, Arcadia, and other
Posted in thread: Measuring & Controlling Fermentation Temperature on 01-29-2012 at 12:28 AM
My temps fluctuate in great ale temps 62 to 68, but if I can make it better by adding a few
gallons of water to the 'shelf' I ferment on why not. Looks like i can only fit one container
so primary it ...
Posted in thread: Measuring & Controlling Fermentation Temperature on 01-28-2012 at 05:44 PM
Resurrection of an ancient thread, but seemed the best in my search. From what I gather even
though I ferment in my basement, which fluctuates a few degrees. I Just so happen to ferment in
a nice prot...
Posted in thread: Ready for secondary? on 01-06-2012 at 01:05 AM
kits are designed for people to get a drinkable product asap...to make it seem easy and fast.
slow and steady always wins the race.Really cause I'm brewing my 1st kit and it calls for over
2 months be...
Posted in thread: Is Christmas for brewers like New Years at the gym? on 12-26-2011 at 09:05 PM
Caused me to come back here. After 3 (mostly) drinkable Mr Beer kits and my wife upgraded my
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 02-20-2011 at 01:02 PM
Don't make it harder than it has to be! Just put the sugar into the bottles and cap it. Give it
a gentle roll to dissolve the sugar into the beer and you're done...except for the waiting
:mug:I put my...
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 01-28-2011 at 12:47 AM
For the future, if you are going to keep brewing, a scale that can measure down to 1/10ths of
an ounce is going to be handy. ;)My scale only does up to an 1/8th oz increments. But it will
measure one ...