Last Activity:08-01-2012 6:11 PM
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Posted in thread: Got a whiskey barrel. Which mead recipe? on 08-01-2012 at 08:31 PM
You guys bought a 55 gallon barrel of whiskey?! I wish my friends liked Whiskey that much! How
much did that run you?$3,500. It was a steal.A barrel of Jack Daniel's won't be half as good
and will run...
Posted in thread: Got a whiskey barrel. Which mead recipe? on 08-01-2012 at 05:22 PM
I'm a big bourbon guy, and some friends and I recently bought a barrel of Four Roses bourbon.
The whiskey is fantastic, and now I've got this 55-gallon barrel just begging me to fill it
Posted in thread: GROUP BREW: Strawberry Mead on 05-10-2010 at 08:35 PM
We had some flooding here in Nashville, so my meadery/brewery is temporarily out of service. I
had about 30 gallons of 8 different batches that are ok now but had to be moved. I hope to try
this one s...
Posted in thread: Opinions on Mash Hopping? on 02-16-2010 at 06:26 PM
I made a Pliny the Bastid this weekend that called for 1.5 oz of Chinook hops in the mash, and
I completely forgot to add it until it was too late. :o But I felt a little comfort from when
Posted in thread: Having trouble getting consistent temp readings in MLT on 02-16-2010 at 05:41 PM
I might try heating a little longer. But I think I might not have gotten my point across. My
issue isn't heat loss over time. It is heat variations in different parts of the cooler at the
Posted in thread: Having trouble getting consistent temp readings in MLT on 02-16-2010 at 05:15 PM
How long do you let your MLT pre-heat with your strike water prior to doughing in?About 5
Posted in thread: Having trouble getting consistent temp readings in MLT on 02-16-2010 at 04:41 PM
I'm fairly confident that I'm hitting the temps overall since my beers have been coming out
fine, but when I take readings after dough-in, the variation from one part of the MLT to
another is substant...
Posted in thread: Aerating on 02-11-2010 at 06:41 PM
All the answers are all there at Thanks. I skimmed and didn't see it. :oFYI, most folks use
the bulleted format to make it easier to follow.
Posted in thread: Aerating on 02-11-2010 at 05:20 PM
You should aerate for atleast a few days and add nutrients.What was your process? Did you just
add honey to the juice at room temperature?Did you get an OG reading?
Posted in thread: GROUP BREW: Strawberry Mead on 02-11-2010 at 02:21 AM
wow. Have fun cleaning up that mess after you rack! :DIt's funny. Everyone said that, but it
mostly went like a typical racking. :fro: