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Posted in thread: Home grown grapes...maybe they'll work... on 05-09-2015 at 02:10 AM
The house I recently moved into has some grape vines in the back yard. Not sure what variety
they are, but they're beginning to grow. I guess in several months I'll know if they'll be
worth turning in...
Posted in thread: First go around with hops on 04-26-2015 at 10:22 PM
Well, almost three weeks after planting, and I'm starting to get a little bit of green poking
out of the soil! So far, only three of the four rhizomes are showing anything, the fourth may
have been pl...
Posted in thread: When the hardware store is closed... on 04-15-2015 at 02:34 AM
I always seem to grab the wrong fittings when I go to the hardware store. And to make it worse,
it closes at 5pm when I get off work. This typically means I have to wait until Saturday when
it stays o...
Posted in thread: How cheaply could you build a RIMS MLT? on 04-15-2015 at 02:25 AM
A Rims tank could be built fairly cheap IF you're willing to compromise, and improvise. I'm
personally building a HLT at the moment. I only need to bring enough water to temp to do a 5gal
batch, I'll ...
Posted in thread: First go around with hops on 04-09-2015 at 03:23 PM
Yeah, I'm wondering if I shouldn't plan on using a 1/4" rope and plan on the structure being
able to handle what the rope can handle. But I'm not seeing anything push through the ground
yet, so I don'...
Posted in thread: Looking for guidance on possibly switching yeast on 04-09-2015 at 05:37 AM
Fermentation below 66 is doing to be pretty dang hard. I think one time I used Nottingham on a
black session beer, and if I remember right, it did get a little fruity around 67-68... I don't
Posted in thread: Peppery and Spicy on 04-09-2015 at 04:51 AM
Don't rule out using Pepper. The gal that works at High Gravity did a peppercorn Saison several
years ago. I still think it may be the best thing I've ever put in my mouth....
Posted in thread: Looking for guidance on possibly switching yeast on 04-09-2015 at 04:45 AM
Ok, so here is the dilemma I'm currently in...I recently made a move away from my LHBS, about
two hours south. Because of this, I had to begin to simplify my recipes. I wanted to order in
bulk, or use...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 04-08-2015 at 10:58 PM
3x 5g of Cider (Apple, Apple/blackberry, unicorn blood)5g - London Porter Clone5g - House
Porter5g - House Brown7548.5 + 30 = 7578.5
Posted in thread: Is it cider? Wine? on 04-08-2015 at 10:54 PM
Generically I'd refer to it as cider. But the critics may disagree. My thoughts are: Who cares
if you're happy drinking it?