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Posted in thread: Collectors Advice Needed on Craft Brew (Yellow Rose Brewing Co) on 12-04-2013 at 03:02 PM
As a home brewer and craft beer lover I get given stuff every so often by my friends. It seems
I have a piece of San Antonio Craft Brew History that I have no idea how to assign a value to.
A few loca...
Posted in thread: Bottling and Carbing Cider question on 08-01-2011 at 09:50 PM
I just bottled about 5 gallons of Hard Apple cider I made. I had placed sorbate in the Carboy
about a week before bottling to slow the yeasties down. I didnt want it too dry. I'm looking
Posted in thread: Watery beers? How to have them seem a bit thicker? on 07-30-2011 at 03:49 PM
My last few batches of beer have been A European Black Lager and a Scottish Ale. While I know
the Ale is not supposed to be thick I still think it could have some more mouthfeel to it. How
do I thicke...
Posted in thread: My cider is too Dry and not sweet help? on 07-18-2011 at 03:12 PM
Ahh thanks for the help. I will have to try some of that in my next attempts. I think for now
on I will just stick to doing it the one gallon glass containers. I have a few further
questions if any on...
Posted in thread: My cider is too Dry and not sweet help? on 07-17-2011 at 03:01 PM
Ok so I am making apple cider and it has been going now for 6 weeks almost 7. I used a
champagne yeast and about 4 lbs of pround sugar with 5 gallons of cider. I sample it every now
and then and take ...
Posted in thread: Extra Hard Lemonade on 07-17-2011 at 02:54 PM
Just bottled all min last night after 6 weeks of fermentation. I had to start it 3 times but
now I feel its tart enough. It was too sweet early on. I will be monitoring the bottles closely
Posted in thread: Good Hard lemonade on 06-26-2011 at 02:11 PM
Ok now I am confused. I took an OG reading that was 1.084 and one week later I am taking
another reading that says 1.092. That cannot be right. I dont see myslef having a negative
alcohol level lol. W...
Posted in thread: Extra Hard Lemonade on 06-24-2011 at 11:03 PM
LloydRenee - when did you pitch the champagne yeast? Was it EC-1118 or Cuvee?It was Redstar
Champagne Yeast. Comes in a small yellow packet. I bought it form my LHBS. As for when I
pitched it about 4 ...
Posted in thread: Good Hard lemonade on 06-24-2011 at 06:00 PM
1. Yes you can by racking to a secondary container, and or cold crashing. Both ways have worked
for me. I carb it to 2-2.3 vols of CO22. Yes it will still carb to some degree since CO2 is one
of the b...
Posted in thread: Cider Noob on 06-24-2011 at 04:32 PM
Well after one week it seems to be going strong and just fine. Bubbling in the carboy with very
little head. Its kind of fun to watch. Its like a fresh poured guinness! I do have one more