Last Activity:09-30-2014 12:44 PM
Posted in thread: Metal spigot to replace plastic spigot on bottling bucket on 09-02-2014 at 04:03 PM
Hey folks,this weekend, I broke the plastic spigot on my bottling bucket. No big deal - I've
used it for a few years, and it's a cheap part to replace. However, before I could even replace
it, I borro...
Posted in thread: watermelon wheat on 07-26-2013 at 12:45 PM
Ben - I brewed up a 5 gallon batch of this using my own extract variation: 3.3lbs wheat LME,
2lbs light DME, 1oz Hallertau for 60 minutes... I let it ferment for a week, then added 5 cups
of of squeez...
Posted in thread: watermelon wheat on 06-03-2013 at 01:43 PM
answering my own question, from another friend:"The fault in the logic is that the watermelon
juice does not have the potential (or typical yield) of 40 pts per lb per gal. Because it's
already fully ...
Posted in thread: watermelon wheat on 06-03-2013 at 12:25 PM
Ben - Hmmm... cause I took my brew program, created a new custom adjunct with a gravity of
1.04, and added 2 lbs of it, and it matched my math...a friend points out to me: "think of the
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 06-01-2013 at 04:28 PM
hey guys - I brewed up a 4.5G batch of this on March 1st 2013 and I'm thinking about bottling
it. It's been crystal clear in the carboy for a while now, and I'm somewhat surprised that
there seems to ...
Posted in thread: watermelon wheat on 05-31-2013 at 09:19 PM
Ben - thanks for the reply... I'm not doubting you, but can you explain how you came up with:
"It would be the same as adding .5 gallons of water and .45 pounds of dry malt. It will only
raise the gra...
Posted in thread: watermelon wheat on 05-31-2013 at 03:03 PM
Ben - i saw an old post where you came up with a gravity reading of 40 (1.04) for pure
watermelon juice...here's where i'm confused: that's 40 points per pound per gallon, right?so
if I use 4 cups, wh...
Posted in thread: watermelon wheat on 05-30-2013 at 04:03 PM
apologies if this question has already been answered in this thread, but do we know what the
impact of adding 4 cups of watermelon juice in a 5 gallon batch is on our specific
Posted in thread: Ever brew with sugar maple sap? on 01-11-2013 at 03:48 PM
I brewed with maple sap last year (just sparged partially with sap, actually) just for novelty
- I didn't taste any affect at all, but I didn't mash with it.I think the answer you're going
to get is t...
Posted in thread: Adding Peppermint Schnapps to A Stout? on 01-11-2013 at 03:45 PM
So we have some leftover Peppermint Schnapps from a failed bespoke cocktail at our New Years
Party.I had the brilliant idea of adding some to a stout to make a mint-stout.I know that lots
of people ma...