Last Activity:10-27-2008 7:09 PM
Posted in thread: Bottling Sugar Dispenser on 10-28-2008 at 01:09 AM
Thanks for the replies. I sort of stayed away from transferring to a bottling container because
I figured that it would just introduce another risk of infection.I do have two fermenters and
Posted in thread: Bottling Sugar Dispenser on 10-27-2008 at 04:41 AM
Hi Folks,Do any of you know of a product for quickly dispensing the correct amount of sugar
into the bottles when bottling. I usually bottle into the 350ml bottles so for each brew I have
Posted in thread: Winter Carbonation on 05-27-2008 at 03:42 AM
Unless your refrigerator is out in the wind on the back porch and its 40 outside it should
help keep the bottles at a reasonable temperature. .Sorry if this is a stupid question, but are
Posted in thread: Winter Carbonation on 05-27-2008 at 12:55 AM
. The insulation really helps to contain any heat generated by fermentation and so cooling is
all that is neededAre you saying here that if I have an insulated chamber that I won't need to
supply an e...
Posted in thread: Winter Carbonation on 05-26-2008 at 03:09 AM
Hi Folks,Last night I opened a beer that I bottled about three weeks ago. It was as flat as a
lizard drinking (and very sweet)... I reckon what has happen is that it's getting cold this
side of the pl...
Posted in thread: Is this a normal taste... on 05-15-2008 at 02:01 AM
For a kit that asks for sugar to be added, it improves the beer greatly if malt extract is
added instead. So if I have a kit that says add 1Kg brewing sugar, do I just add 1Kg of Malt
Extract instead ...
Posted in thread: Is this a normal taste... on 05-15-2008 at 01:36 AM
you should only use dextrose when priming the beer, never in the recipe itself (unless you're
making a belgian or something.)I am surprised at this. Every beer I've done so far has had
dextrose in the...
Posted in thread: Mulled Wine Idea on 05-09-2008 at 03:29 AM
Thanks for the replies. I think I'll give this a shot anyway and I'll let you know how it goes.
I have to admit my gut instinct is that this is going to taste a bit "odd" at best, but you
Posted in thread: Mulled Wine Idea on 05-09-2008 at 01:11 AM
Ultimately I think I will do it with my own wine, but for the initial tests I thought the store
bought stuff would be a quick way to test things out...
Posted in thread: Mulled Wine Idea on 05-08-2008 at 03:28 AM
I was sort of thinking of this as a gift idea. A bottle of ready to heat mulled wine....My main
concerns are:1) If I put a store bought wine into a fermenter will it go "off" ?2) If I add
dextrose to ...