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Posted in thread: Carbination over time... on 07-09-2013 at 07:20 PM
Thanx for the response. Good tip on getting it in the fridge. I have a basment that stays nice
and cool, so that where I'v been storing it, but I'm sure fridge temps would slow/stop
Posted in thread: Carbination over time... on 07-09-2013 at 03:38 PM
Hey guys, I have done a few batches of raspberry, blackberry and muscadine beers over the past
year with great success (IMO at least). I have been letting them ferment for between 3-9
months. I usuall...
Posted in thread: Recommendations for Muscadine Ale on 09-06-2012 at 02:50 PM
...3 freezer bags of Muscadines aren't going to equal 2 lbs of Muscat grape concentrate.Thanks
for the link. I will probably do a half batch, so with 3 gallons (rather than 5) I should have
Posted in thread: Recommendations for Muscadine Ale on 09-06-2012 at 01:21 PM
...thanks for the suggestion chips. My family has a winery, so I have all the sweet wine I can
drink! Really want to try something different with it.
Posted in thread: Recommendations for Muscadine Ale on 09-05-2012 at 08:53 PM
I was home visiting my folks in southeastern NC over the holidy weekend and picked 3 gallon
freezer bags of red muscadine grapes. A quick google search did not yeild much. I found these
to links... e...
Posted in thread: Sanity Check for Raspberry Sour... on 08-14-2012 at 03:42 PM
OK...so I couldn't wait. It tasted great in the bucket, so I bottled it a few weeks ago, and
cracked the first bottle this past week. I love it! Very clean, a little tart, and tons of
Posted in thread: Sanity Check for Raspberry Sour... on 07-25-2012 at 01:11 PM
Will certainly not get rancid, assuming good sanitation. Also, with healthy populations of all
the Roselaere critters chomping away, nothing else is likely to compete. Doesn't sounds like
your LHBS ow...
Posted in thread: Sanity Check for Raspberry Sour... on 07-18-2012 at 07:42 PM
My local home brew owner baulked when I said I was going to leave the fruit in longer than 3
months. He seemed to feel it would be rancid after anything more than a few months.I already
added the Rapb...
Posted in thread: Sanity Check for Raspberry Sour... on 07-18-2012 at 01:28 PM
Just to add, aging on the yeast cake apparently won't hurt anything when using Roselare. The
Brett will clean up any products of autolysis (sp?) and avoid off flavors. So if you weren't
planning the f...
Posted in thread: Sanity Check for Raspberry Sour... on 07-12-2012 at 09:27 PM
So I am getting good activity from my air lock after adding fruit, and VERY nice arromas above
it.Adding the fruit has given the yeast more sugar to munch on. This means I am producing more