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Posted in thread: How many gallons of Cider in 2016 on 09-25-2016 at 05:45 PM
396+ 1G straight cider with Cote des Blanc + 6G Gunslinger Cranberry Graf with S-04=403
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2016? on 09-25-2016 at 05:43 PM
16774+1G Grapefruit Moon+ 5.5G Redrum-a murderous Red rye ale=16780.5
Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Growing Thread on 09-22-2016 at 06:03 PM
3 years of beautiful vegetative growth but no cones from the wild bines that I transplanted 5
years ago. Weird, because I did get some cones the 1st 2 years, so didn't think they were all
Posted in thread: Milky/cloudy Pils after fermentation & carbing. on 09-22-2016 at 05:58 PM
Why is it cloudy? Don't know. Unlikely it was the pilsner malt unless you didn't get complete
conversion, so might have nonfermentable starch. Did your FG hit where it was supposed to? The
Posted in thread: 80 degree bottle conditioning temperatures on 09-22-2016 at 05:52 PM
As CH says, the 80* during bottle fermentation won't hurt because there is actually very little
fermentation going on, and more importantly for off-flavors, very little new yeast growth,
which is the ...
Posted in thread: So Tomorrow, I Cold Hop on 09-13-2016 at 02:09 AM
[QUOTEPhase 5: @JimRausch 's ancestors brag about Jim being one of the first to adopt the new
term, forcing Palmer, Jamil, et al to revise all their books.Note: Don't miss the opportunity
to add your ...
Posted in thread: So Tomorrow, I Cold Hop on 09-11-2016 at 12:56 AM
OK, I'm in. 'Cold Hopping' from now on. After all, I don't 'secondary' anymore, but I might
occasionally 'cold condition'.
Posted in thread: Pectic enzyme & frozen fruit on 09-11-2016 at 12:22 AM
A couple times a year I do a batch of American ale 'Moon clone' and split the batch between
blueberries, or raspberries in secondary. I don't add pectinase and get clear beer. My
understanding is that...
Posted in thread: Where did it all go so wrong on 09-07-2016 at 07:30 PM
Your 1st mistake was in thinking that you could make applejack in a week with a 1/2 cup of
cider. Wherever you read that, just burn the source. Book, article, computer, or even phone,
just burn it. Th...
Posted in thread: Cold crashing and bottle conditioning on 09-07-2016 at 07:25 PM
Either way, but personally no matter what I do in way of adding stuff, I crash and hit it with
gelatin about 1 week before I plan on bottling.And me, I chill it as quickly as possible, but
I'm doing i...