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Posted in thread: Meade Recipe reduction question on 12-13-2014 at 07:22 AM
I typically scale 1:1, so 5 gallons calling for 15 lbs of honey would be 3 gallons calling for
9 lbs honey. I can't comment on whether that works out for keeping everything the same (as I
have never s...
Posted in thread: Plastic bottle for secondary? on 12-13-2014 at 07:19 AM
I like glass for anything longer than 2 months but will gladly use a better bottle for under
that. I rarely bulk age beer for more than a month, mead on the other hand....
Posted in thread: How often do you drink? on 12-13-2014 at 07:12 AM
I drink sporadically. On a nice summer day I can put away 3 or 4 without even trying but when
winter comes I might have 3 a week. I do drink more when I have more beer on hand though,
especially my fa...
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Posted in thread: I have an infected beer! on 12-07-2014 at 05:53 AM
Long term aging in a bucket may result in too much O2 pickup and some acetic production, so
keep that in mind when thinking about how long you want to let this go.If it is tasting pretty
rough at this...
Posted in thread: I have an infected beer! on 12-05-2014 at 08:01 PM
I wouldn't blend it with another beer if you don't like the flavors. No reason to throw good
after bad. No shame in dumping it.You don't know what's in there already. If it's a souring
bacteria, sour ...
Posted in thread: I have an infected beer! on 12-05-2014 at 07:30 PM
Just dump itCould you elaborate on they why? I have a few reasons not to dump it:1. I won't be
using that bucket again, so it will just get tossed after I dump it.2. It is still doing its
thing since ...
Posted in thread: I have an infected beer! on 12-05-2014 at 06:07 PM
Are the hops still in it?Sent from my iPhone using Home BrewNope, they were strained out prior
to pitching the US-05.
Posted in thread: I have an infected beer! on 12-05-2014 at 07:03 AM
Before you hold on to it for any period of time, taste it.Ok. I pulled a small amount from the
spigot at the bottom of the bucket. It tastes really really bitter with some definite funk and
is pretty ...
Posted in thread: Beer and Antibiotics on 12-04-2014 at 02:37 AM
Something to drink/eat when you are on augmentin would be kombucha or yogurt with live
cultures. The beneficial bacteria will help combat the more nasty side effects. However you
will want to stagger ...