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  • 10 gallons Brown Ale, 10 gallons Pearl Harbor IPA, !0 gallons Sissy's Cream Ale, 15 gallons Dude's Lake Walk Pale Ale.
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  • Posted in thread: Summers End IPA Recipe Help! on 08-19-2013 at 06:48 AM
    Looks good to me, I need to make an IPA also.

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  • Posted in thread: Is my muscadine wine ready yet? on 05-21-2013 at 12:20 AM
    I started 2 batches of muscadine wine last September (2012). I had both in 5 gallon purified
    water containers. They have been in my laundry room since then with a balloon over the top. I
    have sampled ...

  • Posted in thread: Idiot proof wine on 05-21-2013 at 12:08 AM
    Congrats, go to the recipes forum, look for wine, there are a lot of recipes there, also you
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  • Posted in thread: March pump on 05-08-2013 at 06:06 AM
    I guess only Jagg knows:) WVMJWhen I say explode, that is what I imagine, explode or bottom
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  • Posted in thread: Watermellon wine safe to drink? Help on 04-30-2013 at 05:04 AM
    Had the same problem here. I added wine conditioner to sweeten it up... then watermelon
    extract. It still tasted like ass. Dump it and move on.Same here, I think my problem was too
    ripe watermelons, y...

  • Posted in thread: March pump on 04-30-2013 at 04:16 AM
    Hello all, do any of you use a march pump to rack wine from one vessel to the other? I need
    another way to do this, I am afraid lifting a full carboy will explode sooner than later,
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July 5, 2010  •  01:19 AM
Hey man, you brewing anything good? I finally got a batch of that Torpedo IPA clone started (although I swapped out some hops from the recipe). So far so good. It's in secondary getting dry hopped and measures in at about 7.6 ABV and tastes really nice.

Nice hops pics btw. Do you farm them for sale?
August 5, 2010  •  10:00 PM
Hey man, the Torpedo clone turned out pretty damn good despite several substitutions and diversions from the recipe. I'm calling my creation Maiden Voyage IPA (first all-grain batch and first time using the keggle I made). I was afraid it wasn't going to carbonate for awhile. I think it took so long b/c the alcohol content is high (7.7% abv) and it sat in the kegerator to clarify for a few days. I'm glad it turned out good because I've got another batch to keg this weekend! I hope all your brews
August 11, 2010  •  09:49 AM
I've never used lactose- I asked a guy I work with that brews, and he says it is similar to MD but can add sweetness, so depends on what you're after I guess. As for hops I really appreciate the offer, but I just over-ordered (pounds instead of ounces) and now have 7lbs of pellets including cascade and others to use up. I'd offer a trade but I don't have a vacuum sealer. Once open, I'm going to try to put them in mason jars and flush out with CO2 to preserve. I hope it works!
March 26, 2011  •  01:30 PM
Hey man, you brewing or drinking anything good these days? I am sampling an IPA in progress (even though it's 9 something AM- just a tiny sample). I got a little concerned that it has been fermenting for about 16 days now, which I though was probably b/c of low temps in my home office. I decided to pull a hydrometer sample and make sure it wasn't turning to grain alcohol as I mashed for 90 min instead of 60 and don't want to spoil 10 gallons! Very, very tasty and not even dry hopped until second
April 16, 2011  •  03:12 AM
IPA seems to have turned out good-carbing up now. Added some victory and biscuit malt-IPAs overbalanced with hops (not malty enough) taste like koolaid to me. Mine has Magnum, Mt. Hood and Citra, which turned out really great! I may brew a bit of centennial blonde this weekend- as you said, before it gets hot. Had many sierras PA's tonight! Ahh, spring!