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Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 10-24-2013 at 04:06 AM
When's the best time to add pectic enzyme? I let mine sit in the carboy for like 2 months then
it's been in the keg for a couple of weeks and I still see chill haze... :(
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 09-13-2013 at 06:38 PM
Update: 4 weeks in and most of the rice has turned to rice pudding. No seperation of liquid and
rice but there is a TON of liquid in the fermenter. I am going to pour out into the wine bottle
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 09-04-2013 at 10:55 PM
Update: After tossing my yeast/non-fermenting rice/bottled water mix around there is activity
in the airlock! I don't know if the rice wasn't moist enough during the initial pitch or what
but there ap...
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 09-04-2013 at 04:28 AM
It's been two weeks and it smells awfully interesting in the fermenter but no sign visually of
fermentation or any liquid :( In fact you can still see small balls of yeast in there. Is it
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 08-28-2013 at 11:32 PM
I just threw a batch into the fermenter but I have a couple of questions for those who have
already made this. I used Tamaki Gold - Signature Quality California Koshihikari Short Grain
Rice and only s...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3724 Belgian Saison - they were right! on 06-04-2013 at 03:15 AM
Son of a *****. Just took a hydrometer reading on my dark saison with a 1.072 SG. It is a week
out @74F and I'm only down to 1.034. I'm going to add 3/4 lb. of dextrose into the primary and
let it sit...
Posted in thread: Bell's Two Hearted Ale Clone (close as they come) on 05-03-2013 at 06:04 AM
Just brewed a partial mash version with 2 lbs. Vienna, .5 lb. CaraPils, .5 lb. C20 and 5 lb.
DME same hop schedule.OG was perfect 1.060! Pitched rehydrated S-04 and fermenting at about
66F. We'll see ...
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 60 Minute Clone (AG) & Extract on 05-03-2013 at 12:39 AM
I'm definitely getting more hoppy than straight bitterness as well but it's a very pleasant
beer overall. I would have upped the bitterness a hair but other than that great brew overall.
I actually dr...
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 60 Minute Clone (AG) & Extract on 04-29-2013 at 04:21 AM
Will the hops in the beer already in the keg drop out allright?
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 60 Minute Clone (AG) & Extract on 04-28-2013 at 11:40 PM
Well I dry hopped with a full 2 oz. which may have something to do with it. Maybe next time I
should use a muslin bag. Is that what you typically do?