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  • Posted in thread: orange blossom recipe on 10-02-2014 at 12:06 AM
    bernardsmith - Last question, do you stir to degass?

  • Posted in thread: orange blossom recipe on 10-01-2014 at 04:25 PM
    bernardsmith - What do you use for nutrient additions?

  • Posted in thread: orange blossom recipe on 10-01-2014 at 12:43 AM
    I am new to making mead. I purchased some orange blossom honey to make a 1 gallon mead this
    weekend. Can anyone give me a recipe for a traditional mead with this type of Honey? Any advice
    would be app...

  • Posted in thread: 2nd Place..... on 09-21-2014 at 01:15 PM
    Nice work! Feel free to brag, you earned it ;)

  • Posted in thread: Masstoberfest 2014 on 09-21-2014 at 01:13 PM
    I wish I could make this. It sounds like a blast.

  • Posted in thread: Bottle or wait? on 09-19-2014 at 11:08 PM
    Another option is to rack it to a secondary and let it sit there. If it is not on the yeast
    cake does it still affect the flavor as much?For what it is worth the OG was 1.065 and I used
    S-33 for yeast...

  • Posted in thread: Bottle or wait? on 09-19-2014 at 01:23 AM
    I brewed a stout two weeks ago. I think fermentation is complete ( I will verify with
    hydrometer readings). Because of my schedule, I need to either bottle this weekend or let it
    sit for a month and t...

  • Posted in thread: Building my first mash tun, steel question on 04-10-2014 at 04:49 PM
    316 is more expensive, but more corrosion resistant.

  • Posted in thread: Calling all engineers!! on 04-08-2014 at 04:06 PM
    Decreasing the flow is bad idea. The amount of heat trasnfer you get depends on the difference
    in temp between your wort and your cooling water. The cooler the water is inside the heat
    exchager the mo...

  • Posted in thread: Hop trellis boxes on 04-04-2014 at 05:04 PM
    How about cedar or something less likely to decay. I would not use PT on anyhting that I was
    planning to consume.

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