Last Activity:04-15-2014 4:09 PM
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Posted in thread: Starter for 10 gallon batch on 04-15-2014 at 12:01 PM
I have always only done 5 gallon batches. This weekend I'd like to make 10 gallons of a recipe
that just doesn't seem to last long in my house. To save money could I just use one packet of
1056 with a...
Posted in thread: Is this my hops sprouting? on 04-14-2014 at 08:32 PM
Thanks. Unfortunately I don't think I'll have an abundance of shoots. Shortly after posting
this they all snapped... We've had really high winds today and the chicken wire I had
protecting it must hav...
Posted in thread: Is this my hops sprouting? on 04-14-2014 at 05:54 PM
Last year I planted a centennial rhizome and when they sprouted they were green and leafy.
Today I found this where I planted it. It doesn't look at all like it did last year but it
looks like sproute...
Posted in thread: Just peachy on 10-22-2013 at 06:25 PM
Usually one package of yeast is sufficient for 5-6 gallons
Posted in thread: Just peachy on 10-22-2013 at 02:28 PM
First off I would buy the equipment needed, like an auto siphon, so you don't oxidize your wine
while racking and to limit the sediment you transfer. Also I would buy a hydrometer to
determine the gra...
Posted in thread: Imperial Pumpkin Pie Ale on 10-21-2013 at 07:09 PM
I was inspired by your recipe so I brewed up my own. My recipe is different but I made mine
9.3% abv and used the same spice mixture. Came out amazing! Just thought I'd share
Posted in thread: Business Ideas: Wanted to hear your thoughts. on 10-20-2013 at 09:32 PM
I don't think it wouldn't work because I believe if you work hat enough and do everything right
anyone can be successful in anything. But one thing to consider is not just your financial
Posted in thread: Outdoor brewing-swarms of wasps!! on 10-17-2013 at 05:05 PM
You need to move north. The nights are cooler so you can just wipe them off the equipment. Yes,
a bumper crop of wasps and hornets this year. Plants have been well pollinated though.I live in
Posted in thread: Outdoor brewing-swarms of wasps!! on 10-17-2013 at 04:29 PM
It's horrible. I have a white faced hornet and at least 10 wasps in the little that's left in
my pot and they're all over the outside of it too. I hate to leave my expensive equipment
outside because ...
Posted in thread: Outdoor brewing-swarms of wasps!! on 10-17-2013 at 02:44 PM
So I brew both beer and hard cider and I brew outdoors. Today with my cider I had swarms of
wasps and flies all around my setup and in my pot! I am absolutely petrified of bees,
especially in those qu...