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Posted in thread: Kegconnection Giveaway! on 08-17-2012 at 06:30 PM
Posted in thread: Diet soda cost confusion. on 08-16-2012 at 06:08 PM
Is there an online source of straight AceK? I don't see it on ebay, amazon, etc.I found it at
Amazon, but I'm not incredibly convinced it's the best sweetener and it's only available by the
pound. If ...
Posted in thread: Diet soda cost confusion. on 08-16-2012 at 06:51 AM
Newer diet sodas often tend to use blends of multiple sweeteners rather than single ones: the
two will often cover up each other's weak points, and taste more natural than each individual
one. I'm cur...
Posted in thread: Chiller and brewpot, Rochester NY pickup on 06-10-2012 at 02:13 AM
I've got a starter chiller and a 6 gallon stainless brewpot I'm looking to get rid of after
upgrades. The pot is pretty thin but quite serviceable with a lid, the chiller is 50' x 1/4"
copper with pla...
Posted in thread: Hawaiian Punch wine on 08-16-2011 at 12:35 AM
I got this started last weekend, and fermenting good and strong now. I did end up using the
peach nectar, and the flavor in the must is maybe a bit too pronounced, but not bad. It wasn't
quite like th...
Posted in thread: made some apflewein, but not with dextrose on 08-14-2011 at 10:07 PM
I read somewhere that refined sugar causes massive hangovers...Refined sugars aren't going to
cause hangovers. Poor fermentation temperatures will cause fusel alcohols and other products
that give wor...
Posted in thread: made some apflewein, but not with dextrose on 08-10-2011 at 10:22 PM
Powdered sugar is generally a bad idea, not because of flavor but because it includes corn or
wheat starch used to prevent caking. Since that won't ferment, what doesn't settle out will
cloud the end ...
Posted in thread: Hawaiian Punch wine on 08-09-2011 at 12:08 AM
I've been toying around with the idea of a Hawaiian Punch wine. No, not buying the red stuff
and dropping yeast in, I mean going to the source ingredients.Apparently the base formula is
Posted in thread: "You want beer with that?" Burger King and Sonic to start selling beer and wine. on 07-04-2011 at 10:51 PM
That fear that it will "further normalize adult drinking in the eyes of kids" is what gets me
there.Oh no, adults drinking beer with a meal! What kind of immoral country do they think this
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 07-01-2011 at 10:05 PM
I had plans to brew this weekend, but they were dashed when I jumped the gun and had the yeast
pitched by 5pm Friday. Wait, that's a good thing. Blonde ale I'll add some blueberry to.