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  • Boulder, CO
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  • I began brewing cyser (apple mead) two weeks before my 21st birthday. I used baker's yeast and it turned out pretty damn well considering.
    Made a batch of pineapple wine, failed miserably.
  • The Dirty Banana and I are planning on making a nice little Amber or Brown. Tyler and I are thinking about a Winter Ale or Stout (something to drink at room temperature).
    Mashing up some apples Friday.
  • In Primary:
    Cremora Cream Ale, Farmhouse 1870 Brown
  • In Secondary:
    Boulder Street Blackberry Wheat
  • Pineapple wine,
  • Wo-hoah! Slow down.
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  • Posted in thread: cider help on 12-12-2009 at 08:23 AM
    I feel the water will reduce potential alcohol from about 10% to 6% and if I add more brown
    sugar that will be around 7%. Then by adding this oat, molasses, and oak "water" I can increase
    body and red...

  • Posted in thread: cider help on 12-12-2009 at 07:06 AM
    just started my cider by mashing 40lb apples adding KS2O5 and pectic was about 4
    gallons and IMPOSSIBLE to get a gravity on.I left behind about 1 gallon of applesauce when I
    moved from bucke...

  • Posted in thread: Oats in a cider? on 12-12-2009 at 06:46 AM

  • Posted in thread: Refrigerating beer before drinking on 12-12-2009 at 06:10 AM
    if you consider 58°F warm... but seriously, it's cold outside.

  • Posted in thread: Aging beer: Facts, myths, and discussion on 12-12-2009 at 01:50 AM
    You missed the point. Bud is a lager. The lagering period is very short. Despite that fact, it
    does not taste green, yeasty, or anything else. Arguably, it's one of the cleanest tasting
    beers you can ...

  • Posted in thread: Aging beer: Facts, myths, and discussion on 12-12-2009 at 12:32 AM
    "If you see a beer, do it a favor, and drink it. Beer was not meant to age." -- Michael
    JacksonFact: Budweiser goes from grain to bottle in 28 days.Source: Modern Marvels, History
    Channel; USA TodayDi...

  • Posted in thread: Refrigerating beer before drinking on 12-12-2009 at 12:26 AM
    Why do I see so many people mentioning refrigerating beer in between bottle conditioning and
    drinking? Does it have some effect of which I am not aware?

  • Posted in thread: Carbonation in Bottling on 12-10-2009 at 09:48 AM
    Hello Everyone,I bottled my Boulder Street Wheat 9 days ago. It spent 9 days in the primary and
    14 days in the secondary. I added quite a bit of honey at bottling and when I opened one, it
    blew the ca...

  • Posted in thread: Adding Cinnamon to a Cider on 12-09-2009 at 06:46 AM
    wooooow, just kicked a 5 gallon primary with 40lbs milled apples (20 honey crisp, 20 granny
    smith). apparently granny smith was not a good choice as the sour flavors will be really
    prevalent. i cooked...

  • Posted in thread: Priming with brown sugar? on 12-09-2009 at 06:16 AM
    I would measure brown sugar by weight because the volume can vary greatly depending on how
    tightly you pack it into the measuring cup.yessirthe front of the package says 32 oz.the back
    of the package ...

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