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Posted in thread: Aquarium Silicone Tube on 03-02-2012 at 06:26 PM
Is it ok to use aquarium silicone tube for siphoning when brewing?
Posted in thread: Ginger Beer = Gag! on 02-02-2012 at 01:56 AM
Here's something more simpler that I tried once. Make a sugar syrup one cup water, one cup
sugar. I made 20oz./600ml of ginger ale with this: put in a pot 350mL of water and 30 grams of
ginger cut int...
Posted in thread: Plantain beer on 02-02-2012 at 01:11 AM
I searched plantain beer and there wasn't much information and what people were talking about
was to add some plantains into a malted barley beer, not a plantain only beer. I am going to
try to make p...
Posted in thread: Experimental apple cider on 01-04-2012 at 07:41 PM
I tasted the cider today and it smell sort of like beer and tasted like wine with apples. I
didn't take gravity readings but guesing from the alcoholic kick that it had I'd say it has
about 12-10% ABV...
Posted in thread: are all sugars sugars? on 01-04-2012 at 03:03 PM
If you want it to be dry why would you back sweeten? To back sweeten you just add sugar, so
that the fermentation doesn't continue you can add non fermentable sugars like splenda or add a
Posted in thread: Anyone have a Perry recipe? on 01-03-2012 at 06:28 PM
You could try doing a perry like Edwort's alfelwein just do pear juice instead of apple juice.
Posted in thread: Effectiveness of bleach water vinager on 01-02-2012 at 10:22 PM
How much time does the 1 oz. per 5 gallons of water BWV solution stay effective for sanitizing?
Posted in thread: Ginger Ale like thing on 01-02-2012 at 09:46 PM
You could extract some ginger juice or brew a concentrated ginger tea and add it into the
carboy for a stronger taste. What is the aproximate alcohol concetration that it has?
Posted in thread: Oxygen Setup on 01-02-2012 at 12:24 AM
I use the same 0-8 regulator/flow meter on a small CGA540 welding tank just like tprokop.If you
buy a tank and don't want to exchange it, try calling a scuba diving shop. Mine was able to
Posted in thread: First cider batch on 01-01-2012 at 10:46 PM
If there is foam then there is fermentation. Check if the container and the airlock has a
proper seal, maybe the gas is escaping somewhere.