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Posted in thread: Self-Pressurizing Keg on 09-30-2012 at 01:17 AM
I have a 5 gal. corny full of ginger ale. It has slices of fresh ginger in the keg (cut into
stick shapes large enough to not be able to plug the downtube).It has a 4 foot (short) cobra
tap on it. I d...
Posted in thread: Sweet Sorghum on 10-01-2011 at 03:33 PM
I bought 44oz (in weight) of Spring Valley Sweet Sorghum syrup (100% pure, made by Mennonites
using a horse-drawn mill in KY) with intentions of brewing with it. My instincts tell me to go
Posted in thread: ABV Calculation of a Bourbon Beer on 02-04-2011 at 11:01 PM
Many thanks for the replies . . . and for the formula (MalFet).@GolddiggieI do plan on
fermenting the beer fully, then adding my oak chips. I don't want to soak the chips in liquor
because I'm using G...
Posted in thread: Raleigh are brewers - Need advice - opinions on 02-02-2011 at 02:19 PM
Raleigh is a town full of homebrewers and beer lovers in general, you'll be in good
company.American Brewmaster is the store here. Their pricing is very fair--when you count in
S&H, they are in line w...
Posted in thread: ABV Calculation of a Bourbon Beer on 02-02-2011 at 01:58 PM
Okay math people . . . I'm brewing an American brown ale this week, and I'm going to divide the
[5gal] batch in half--adding oak and bourbon to the latter half to age for later . . . Can
anyone help p...
Posted in thread: My first experience using oak chips w/bourbon on 02-02-2011 at 01:52 PM
@Mileyj -- make a measured sample of beer/bourbon at bottling, get the ratio right, then pour
directly into bottling bucket
Posted in thread: Having issues getting clear runnings on 02-02-2011 at 01:38 PM
I use the same type of MT and also do a batch sparge. I use the two pitcher method mentioned
above as well. I admittedly sparge too fast, draining 5 gallons of liquid in 25-30 minutes . .
. I don't wh...
Posted in thread: Splitting a batch in half on 01-31-2011 at 05:38 PM
any suggestions on how to taste test the bourbon flavor addition would be appreciated as well .
Posted in thread: Splitting a batch in half on 01-31-2011 at 05:35 PM
I'm brewing a second rendition of an American Nut Brown I entered in a local contest last year.
I brew all-grain 5 gallon batches, and use a single infusion mash with a batch sparge. I
Posted in thread: Large Giveaway - Fermenter, Mash Paddles, Thermapen on 12-23-2010 at 07:20 PM