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Posted in thread: First Graff on 02-18-2017 at 03:08 AM
It gets even better with more time
Posted in thread: A little gas leaking through the bottle caps... on 02-16-2017 at 01:19 AM
I bottle, and I always twist the bottle 90° and then re-clamp. Don't know if I need to do this,
but I've never had a leak.Same here. I've broken a few bottle necks, but maybe that means I'm
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2017? on 02-15-2017 at 02:49 AM
1892.1+ 6 G Loghouse Honey Porter= 1898.1
Posted in thread: Starting from Cider vs Juice on 02-14-2017 at 02:41 AM
Hey Mark- you entering any of that cider in NHC?
Posted in thread: Starting from Cider vs Juice on 02-14-2017 at 02:40 AM
Following up, could I add something to replicate the cider flavor?I suppose you could pulp some
apples and add that, but it's still a poor 2nd choice. I'm actually surprised you haven't
gotten other o...
Posted in thread: Starting from Cider vs Juice on 02-13-2017 at 02:23 AM
I'll jump in, although I expect there will be many differing opinions:To me, using real cider
is the way to go, which means for me I have a window of about 4 weeks to get my cider in the
Fall. Apple j...
Posted in thread: Mr Beer Oktoberfest on 02-13-2017 at 02:06 AM
I'm a little worried about your description of a 'little vinegary' taste. That would be a
bacterial or perhaps wild yeast contamination, and would be unusual for a 1st time, if you used
Posted in thread: New to all grain - which grains should I buy? on 02-13-2017 at 01:50 AM
I'm going to recommend going in a slightly different direction:1. Plan your recipes on a
on-line recipe creator (or choose a tried and true recipe).2. Get your base grains from your
LHBS and have them...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 02-13-2017 at 01:23 AM
MegaBlizzard of 2017 has just started in Maine (8pm Sunday), and is predicted to continue all
day tomorrow with accumulations of up to 2 feet. EVERYTHING has already cancelled for tomorrow,
so what do...
Posted in thread: For Bock's sake on 02-12-2017 at 12:01 AM
My advice is (unless you are pressed for time) to give the decoction a go - the beer may or may
not be better (I think it is...but I might be biased) but the process is easy and fun. It takes
a LONG t...