Last Activity:04-20-2009 4:41 PM
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Posted in thread: I want to hear about your "yeasty experiments". on 04-16-2009 at 04:40 PM
Would like to hear any recipies/stories about experiments with yeast and beer. For instance,
has anyone ever mixed champagne yeast in with beer? Has anyone ever used some of the wine
yeasts that ferme...
Posted in thread: First time, no sanitizer, pee'd on it... on 04-16-2009 at 06:02 AM
How did this beer turn out?
Posted in thread: Keg, no fridge, no problem? on 04-10-2009 at 04:13 AM
So,I took a break from brewing and I turned my kegerator back into a freezer. I'm back brewing
again but I really like my freezer as a freezer and I dont want to buy another one. Is there
any reason I...
Posted in thread: Salvaging Moldy Wine on 03-31-2009 at 02:19 PM
It sure does look like mold. You sure have a lot of headspace, where oxygen would have been
sitting and allowing it to happen. What I would do is dissolve one campden tablet per gallon
and put that in...
Posted in thread: Whoops.... stupid stupid mistake, maybe not so bad after all? on 03-31-2009 at 02:15 PM
Ok, I normally brew beer and havent brewed in a while. I assumed all of my carboys were 6.5
gallons so I took a "wine kit" I had and measured "6" gallons and marked it. I realized later
when my OG was...
Posted in thread: Mead with "legs" & high alcohol content. on 03-30-2009 at 07:39 PM
Was there any residue at the bottom of the bottle you traded? Did the legs feel like
carbonation?If the mead was thick, then it was definably a heavy dry mead. I would suggest
20lbs of light honey, an...
Posted in thread: Mead with "legs" & high alcohol content. on 03-30-2009 at 05:53 PM
Ok, so I have been brewing beer for a while and I am pretty good at that process. I once traded
someone some brew for some "prickly pear cactust mead" and it was the BEST stuff i've ever had,
I LOVED ...
Posted in thread: Doing full boil, how much water for boil off. on 03-28-2009 at 05:23 AM
During my typical 60 minute boil I boil off around 2 gallons, but I have a short and wide pot
with a diameter of 18". A typical turkey fryer has a much smaller diameter, so on this first
batch if I we...
Posted in thread: Doing full boil, how much water for boil off. on 03-27-2009 at 06:12 PM
Typical boil off is 1 to 1.5 gallonsOk, does that take into consideration the 7lb's extract &
1lb DME (which if I remember equals 3/4 gallon)?
Posted in thread: Doing full boil, how much water for boil off. on 03-27-2009 at 06:09 PM
Sorry guys, its been a while since i've done this. My recipe calls for 5.25 gallons of wort. I
am doing a full biol in a turkey fryer outside with the temp being about 55 degrees. The recipe