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  • Apricot Ale - 5 gal
    Fire in the Hole - 5 gal
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  • Posted in thread: First Brew Tonight on 08-17-2009 at 04:31 AM
    This higher SG just means you got a better yield from the grains than expected or something
    along those lines. The beer might be slightly higher in ABV than the original receipe called
    for, but nothin...

  • Posted in thread: cooling the wort down on 08-16-2009 at 05:50 PM
    Two schools of thought:1) SANITIZE, SANITIZE AND SANITIZE - These people will triple santize
    EVERYTHING, wear clean suits, etc.If you are this type of person and would cry for months about
    a ruined ba...

  • Posted in thread: Mini-Mash First timer last night on 08-16-2009 at 04:17 PM
    Wow! That was a blast. Took about 5 hours from start to finish to get everything setup complete
    the mini, boil, cool, carboy, and cleanup. One question came to mind when I was running the
    sparge water...

  • Posted in thread: Sealing Corny Keg on 03-22-2009 at 09:17 PM
    Just got back from my HBS shop with a 2 keg kegging system. The kegs came under pressure from
    the HBS and the store owner said that getting a seal can sometimes be tricky but just keep
    moving it a lit...

  • Posted in thread: Newbie Questions on 09-21-2008 at 08:43 PM
    I stopped by a local winery today that gives you their juice straight from the tank. I got a
    strain of yeast (Lalvin Bourgovin RC 212). That is what the resident vitner recomended. He
    handed me a "How...

  • Posted in thread: Bottling Applewein on 08-11-2007 at 02:41 PM
    Thanks everyone!

  • Posted in thread: Bottling Applewein on 08-10-2007 at 08:40 PM
    I don't like stuff carbonated (I know I'm wierd) so I figured I would keep it flat in wine
    bottles so that will work right?

  • Posted in thread: Bottling Applewein on 08-10-2007 at 05:15 PM
    What is the typical vessel to store Applewein? I want to use wine bottles and corks, but don't
    know if I am only spelling disaster for myself. Brewing my first 5 gallons of the stuff right
    now. 2 days...

  • Posted in thread: Apfelwein Clearing question on 08-09-2007 at 01:46 AM
    What clearing solution did you use?

  • Posted in thread: First Time doing Wine! on 07-21-2007 at 02:21 AM
    I just mixed everything together and pitched my yeast. 100 degree water for the yeast! That
    felt wierd. But that's what the instructions on the back of my yeast said. The wine stuff was
    probably about...