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Posted in thread: Is my beer ruined? Frozen raspberries smell like crap on 08-08-2010 at 06:48 AM
I let them thaw. And all three packages (2 from different stores and brands), smelled the same
when I opened them. I don't think they went bad. I know sometimes raspberries have a strange
smell to the...
Posted in thread: Kegerator as fermentor on 08-08-2010 at 03:07 AM
And when I say plan on doing, I mean started doing today. I just turned on my keezer for the
secondary fermentation of my raspberry wheat and plan on just cranking the temp down after
Posted in thread: Kegerator as fermentor on 08-08-2010 at 03:05 AM
That's what I plan on doing. I've got a mortgage and a family. I can't afford the money or
space for that matter for two different fridge/freezers and temp controllers.
Posted in thread: Is my beer ruined? Frozen raspberries smell like crap on 08-08-2010 at 02:52 AM
I'm making a raspberry wheat and figured that I could save money and buy frozen raspberries
instead of fresh for the fruit addition. I added them to secondary today and let me tell you,
they smell awf...
Posted in thread: Help! Wife wants beer on 08-08-2010 at 02:45 AM
I would take your wheat beer recipe and just load it up with blackberries. There is a local
brewery here in Reno that has a blackberry ale that taste like those carbonated fruit juices
you buy at the ...
Posted in thread: blackberry cider on 07-16-2010 at 05:27 PM
The sugars in blackberries are 100% fermentable, so regardless of the yeast, you end up with a
dry beverage. I use two pounds of blackberries, frozen and thawed per gallon of apple juice,
Posted in thread: Beers that give you heartburn on 07-16-2010 at 06:30 AM
High IBU beers such as IPAs give me pretty wicked heartburn. Sometimes it's after the first
sip, other times it's only after 2 or 3.I've actually got acid reflux and alcohol is pretty
much a major ins...
Posted in thread: blackberry cider on 07-16-2010 at 05:49 AM
I've never done this before, but I would just use a wyeast california ale yeast or wyeast
pacman yeast. Sounds like fun. I sure wish I could easily get enough berries for that type of
Posted in thread: What do you think of my Raspberry Wheat? on 07-16-2010 at 04:41 AM
I was just planning on racking to my keg after secondary. If one week isn't long enough should
I do two weeks in the keezer to keep it from fermenting the raspberry sugars out? What do you
Posted in thread: What do you think of my Raspberry Wheat? on 07-15-2010 at 05:05 AM
So, I'm trying to develop a Raspberry Wheat. I've compiled it from a couple of different
recipes as well as some ingredients on hand. What do you think?Original Gravity 1.055 (1.049 to
1.057) Final Gr...