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Posted in thread: Who wants a free Fermenatorô? on 06-01-2011 at 02:09 PM
I used to live on Hand Ave. Does that count?
Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 05-27-2011 at 06:12 PM
Posted in thread: Orange Blossom Mead on 02-17-2011 at 09:29 PM
I'll be trying this as my first batch to be set up during our Meadlennium 2011 event.
Posted in thread: agitation to speed fermentation? on 02-04-2011 at 01:49 PM
I started my first batch (5 gal) of cider on 2/1/11. I made a starter of Red Star Premier Cuvee
yeast, added 5 gal of the "Simply Apple" juice I found at the local discount grocer, and set it
in the p...
Posted in thread: Sulfur Dioxide and Smelly Cider on 02-04-2011 at 01:23 PM
I've read a lot of the "sulfur" threads after day three of my (very active) fermentation left
my spare bathroom (the fermentorium, as I call it) smelling like a rhino had visited that tiny
closet. I h...
Posted in thread: Large Giveaway - Fermenter, Mash Paddles, Thermapen on 11-23-2010 at 05:46 PM
Posted in thread: Peppermint Patty Porter? on 11-03-2010 at 12:06 AM
I racked this off to secondary and gave it a quick taste. The peppermint tea gives a good
peppermint aftertaste, so I'm glad we put the candy cane syrup in during the racking process.
There also wasn'...
Posted in thread: How to make a weldless ball valve for a mash/lauter tun on 10-27-2010 at 01:44 AM
The washers I picked up were stainless. I had started to do this with a 1/2" ball valve, but
there just weren't any stainless washers that had a large enough hole in the middle. This setup
seems to be...
Posted in thread: Why does my homebrew make me fart so much? on 10-25-2010 at 10:12 PM
Is there a particular process in brewing that helps reduce the oligosaccharides? Is this
related to the various enzymes active at different mash temps, or a failure to maintain a
particular water chem...
Posted in thread: Peppermint Patty Porter? on 10-24-2010 at 01:03 AM
Again, thanks for this recipe! I introduced a friend to home brewing today during my first
experiment with a partial mash recipe. I have some interesting bits of information to add to
this thread. The...