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Posted in thread: Keg polishing sucks on 03-27-2013 at 10:20 PM
You could electropolish them
Posted in thread: Coastal Red Pyment on 11-26-2012 at 04:06 PM
I have a Vintners Reserve Coastal Red kit that I want to use to honey to make it more
full-bodied. The Coastal Red is described as medium-light body with cherry notes. I've read
that the gravity on VR...
Posted in thread: Pear Wine - Larger Batch on 08-31-2011 at 03:45 AM
My pears ended up yielding about 18 lbs. after discarding rotten fruit and cores - so I tripled
the Jack Keller recipe. My fermenting bucket reads about 5.5 gallons full of fruit and liquid.
Posted in thread: Pear Wine - Larger Batch on 08-25-2011 at 08:46 PM
it depends on whether you are going to add then whole or juice them.I am going to use whole
fruit, chopped, per the Jack Keller pear recipe. I will probably end up adding the fruit 6
pounds at a time ...
Posted in thread: Pear Wine - Larger Batch on 08-25-2011 at 05:30 PM
I'm getting ready to make some pear wine and have collected about 27 pounds of pears which are
ripening up now. I intend to follow the Jack Keller recipe and use Lavlin EC-1118. How big does
Posted in thread: Poor Carbonation Pale Ale on 08-16-2011 at 01:00 PM
I ended up force carbonating some of the batch for the club event, which worked fine. The beer
was still very disappointing - it was thin and phenolic. My current theory is the use of pure
o2 was inap...
Posted in thread: Poor Carbonation Pale Ale on 08-06-2011 at 12:39 AM
I'm having a problem with carbonation for the first time, my batch #23. It's a basic partial
boil extract pale ale fermented with Denny's 1450, aerated with pure o2. Two weeks in primary,
3 weeks in s...