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Posted in thread: (2) 200L (52 gal.) tanks w/covers on 03-25-2013 at 12:20 AM
Most definitely interested in the pair if I can talk the wife into letting me spend that sort
Posted in thread: 60 gallon Groen steam kettle $375 on 03-17-2013 at 08:54 PM
Could you not just use the water jacket to maintain/adjust the mash temps? Where I am at there
are more than one or two outdoor boilers with a few extra circuits to pull 180+ degree water
off of. I am...
Posted in thread: Spontaneous fermentation <24 hours after campden on 09-04-2012 at 02:18 AM
Two-ish year old tabs. No expectation date on bottle. Hoping that's not it.
Posted in thread: Spontaneous fermentation <24 hours after campden on 09-04-2012 at 01:13 AM
The smell off the stuff smells fine so I'll see what it does. I did already bring the sugar up
to 1.080 (calculated, juice was 1.054, added sugar to a calculated 1.080)Fingers crossed.
Posted in thread: Spontaneous fermentation <24 hours after campden on 09-04-2012 at 12:15 AM
I pressed ~10 gallons of white (himrod) grapes yesterday.Did a rough filter off the press and
put them into a 5 gallon and 4 1 gallon carboy and added 1 tab campden per gallon to each.I
went into the ...
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 04-22-2012 at 10:53 PM
I used nottingham, and started at 1.06 (I think, maybe 1.065).
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 04-22-2012 at 08:03 PM
Made a batch of this on April 8th (so 14 days ago). Its down to 1.006 so I was going to bottle
it today along with a beer that needed to be bottled up. (half mini-keg, half bottles). While I
Posted in thread: Found an old beer kit (1995ish old) on 01-29-2012 at 09:59 PM
Wasn't planning on using the old yeast, I would stop somewhere and grab a new one. I was
curious as to how the malt would be.
Posted in thread: Found an old beer kit (1995ish old) on 01-29-2012 at 09:53 PM
So my friend found an old (still sealed) Yankee Brewer "burch's pale ale" kit in their
house.The Best by date on the yeast packet is may of 1997. Liquid malt extract feels
fine...Think I could just pi...
Posted in thread: Rhubarb Wine on 11-14-2011 at 01:02 AM
I thought the same thing. I do wonder what the maple will do for the flavor on the little