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Posted in thread: Apple Wine & Apple Jack on 02-01-2011 at 07:19 PM
so I found what I had read from annie proulx book regarding the statutes for federal law and
freeze distillation. The law quoted makes NO reference to freeze distillation. The author is
simply making ...
Posted in thread: Apple Wine & Apple Jack on 01-30-2011 at 07:43 PM
There is no precedent for homebrewers......Actually, the ATF has said many times that freeze
distillation is fine AS LONG AS THE final ABV does not exceed the maximum level you might
expect to get fro...
Posted in thread: Michelob doing good things? on 04-03-2009 at 02:57 AM
They're "trying" this because they see a market that has exploded and they're trying to get a
piece of it. This has NOTHING to do with craft beer and everything to do with big corporations
trying to s...
Posted in thread: Controversy!!! on 03-30-2009 at 03:03 AM
By that logic, he's just as likely to pitch the yeast into boiling wort, which would have the
same effect. If someone can't handle "Boil water. Let it cool to lukewarm. Add dry yeast and
stir," I don'...
Posted in thread: boiling grains in partial mash?? on 03-28-2009 at 10:11 PM
Wow, so Palmer and Papazian are at odds here. Very interesting.The entire homebrew industry has
been that way since the beginning.Things like the late extract method, to using bleach, to
Posted in thread: Can I Steep Flaked Barley on 03-16-2009 at 02:41 AM
You can do a search on "mini-mash" and "micro-mash".. Generally, those techniques are used when
you want to extract-brew, but have grains that must be mashed, not steeped, like flaked barley,
Posted in thread: Bottling with Star San on 03-04-2009 at 07:34 PM
For the longest time, i would fill my bottling bucket 1/2 way with starsan. Dunk all the
bottles (straw method), then empty (spin method), and placed on a sanitized dishwasher rack I
bought at homedep...
Posted in thread: During a late extract edition, why is the hot break of no concern??? on 03-04-2009 at 07:20 PM
However, if the hot-break is so important, so that the hop oils dont coaggulate with the break
and fall,I've wondered about this as well. Most books and websites (ie John Palmers) say you
Posted in thread: Brewing light beer? on 03-02-2009 at 09:06 PM
2.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 36.4 % 1.75 lb Corn, Flaked (1.3 SRM) Grain 31.8 %
1.75 lb Pale Malt (6 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 31.8 % 0.50 oz Cluster [7.00%] (60 min) Hops 15.1
IBU 0.25 ...
Posted in thread: Adding Coffee on 02-18-2009 at 08:15 PM
The big advantage to cold brewing is head retention.I used both hot and cold brewing, and more
oils are extracted using the hot process and that kills any head on the brew. With cold, I have