Last Activity:07-11-2012 4:12 AM
Posted in thread: Loon Lake Smoked Porter (Award Winner) on 07-08-2012 at 07:24 AM
I made this recipe with 50% smoked malt Green Bullet and Goldings as my hops. OG 1.051 FG 1.017
mashing at 158. There was no noticeable smoke taste or smell during the mash. After reading
some of the ...
Posted in thread: No Carbonation on 04-13-2012 at 06:37 AM
I've had similar issues with my first three batches, my OGs were 1.060 with FG ranging from
1.000 to 1.012. I've tried champagne yeast and S-04 and they are stored in a warm location. All
have taken t...
Posted in thread: First Cider: Carbonation Problems on 03-09-2012 at 07:18 AM
Update ... in case anyone is interested ... or runs into a similar issue.First batch - been in
the bottle for 4.5 weeks (alot longer in secondary) and has finally carbed up a bit. Still not
as carbed ...
Posted in thread: First Cider: Carbonation Problems on 02-24-2012 at 09:36 PM
Thanks for the advice all. I will stick with my orginal plan and crack one open every few weeks
and see what happens. This batch was all about learning so if it is indeed just a matter of
Posted in thread: First Cider: Carbonation Problems on 02-24-2012 at 04:59 AM
Hi all,I've just cracked open my first home brew cider and disappointingly it was flat. As my
first cider I was aiming for an easy dry sparkling finish, unfortunately it seems I have gone