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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 08:50 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
    for something...

  • Posted in thread: Watery beers? How to have them seem a bit thicker? on 07-30-2011 at 02:49 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 02:12 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 02:01 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 01:54 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
    though beca...

  • Posted in thread: Good Hard lemonade on 06-26-2011 at 01:11 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 10:03 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 05:00 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 03:32 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
    question tho...