Last Activity:05-17-2013 11:42 PM
Posted in thread: Sparkling mead CO2 volume on 02-11-2013 at 03:16 AM
Thanks. I went with 5 volumes. I wanted really fizzy for his one.
Posted in thread: Sparkling mead CO2 volume on 02-09-2013 at 01:58 AM
Hi,I will bottle a mead in two days. It is very dry and white wine like (0.098 when transferred
to secondary after 2 months) I would like to make it as a sparkling wine/Champagne. I can't
find the inf...
Posted in thread: Ever brew with sugar maple sap? on 01-21-2013 at 06:03 PM
I brewed a Northern English Brown Ale (recipe from Jamil's book) with maple sap that was passed
through à reverse osmosis filter (concentrated about 3 times). The water was 1.020.I used it in
Posted in thread: Advice on automated system for my brewing system on 08-08-2012 at 01:22 PM
Hey,I just saw your system and I am planning on building a similar structure. How do you
connect the propane tank to the top burner? Do you put the tank high or do you use a "extension
tube" or someth...
Posted in thread: soon-to-be exploding bottles on 03-04-2012 at 09:19 PM
I had a similar mishap with a dunkelweizen: had added DME & dextrose (I ran out of dextrose
and miscalculated the DME) to a carbonation level of over 5 volumes. After 4 days I placed all
of the bottl...
Posted in thread: soon-to-be exploding bottles on 03-04-2012 at 12:30 PM
Hi guys!I have to admit it, I am dumb! I bottled a Fin du Monde Clone (belgian triple) today
but when calculating my carbonation sugars I read the wrong line (DME instead ou dextrose) and
I put too mu...
Posted in thread: Why is lots of yeast even needed on 12-22-2011 at 03:58 PM
If the yeast has to multiply a lot, it's going to be stressed and give a lot of off-flavors.
And it will probably won't be strong enough to finish the job.
Posted in thread: problems using a fridge/freezer as fermentation chamber? on 11-10-2011 at 08:34 PM
An other difference between a chest freezer and a fridge is control on humidity. A refrigetator
is built to stay dryer than a freezer.So, there is more chance for mold to grow in a chest
Posted in thread: Some carbonated and some flat on 10-25-2011 at 07:50 PM
Carbonation can vary with storing temperature. Did he put it right away in his fridge?
Posted in thread: No Yeast, yet beer is fermenting on 10-07-2011 at 01:00 PM
Ok this might be a long shot, but could the poster just reboil the beer for 10-20 minutes to
knock out the wild yeast that has taken hold, then cool, aerate and repitch. I realize he is
going to lose ...
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