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Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning 11% barley wine - do i need to add more yeast? on 10-06-2015 at 12:31 AM
where did you get the 2 grams (or 1/4 pack) of champagne yeast from? is this a rule of thumb
for 5 gallons? Just to make I understand your process you boil a set amount of corn sugar in 2
cups water t...
Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning 11% barley wine - do i need to add more yeast? on 10-05-2015 at 06:29 PM
For a little insurance it would not hurt to add some yeast at bottling. 2 grams or about 1/4
pack of champagne yeast works great. I use EC-118. Rehydrated. I have done this with my wheat
wine, quad, d...
Posted in thread: Propagating Saflager 34/70 using low gravity ale fermented at ale temperatures on 10-01-2015 at 05:08 PM
is an interesting read about lager yeast at higher temps.I think you should be fine but I
would ferment the ale at the lower end around 63 degrees. Make sure the wort is aerated well
and consider us...
Posted in thread: Legalese on home brew labels? on 10-01-2015 at 03:14 AM
straight forward that in Maryland you are only allowed to brew homebrew for personal
consumption for yourself and family or to submit for homebrew competitions.I would say giving
away homebrew as pa...
Posted in thread: Sonoma/Napa on 09-30-2015 at 10:28 PM
Try to do Russian river during the week when it is not crowded. Otherwise you may have to wait
awhile to get in especially if you want a table. It is worth the wait though!
Posted in thread: w34/70 Stalled? Day 4 - No activity on 09-28-2015 at 01:40 PM
There is a good chance that your bucket was not sealed completely and the CO2 was escaping
bypassing the airlock. The only way you will know if you have fermentation is to take a gravity
reading. It w...
Posted in thread: Porter Lager? on 09-27-2015 at 11:17 PM
My father in law loves light lagers. Every time I bottle his light lager I harvest the yeast
and make two 2.5 gallon batches. One is usually a normal strength lager and the other is
usually a Baltic p...
Posted in thread: Beer Barrel Aged Whiskey on 09-23-2015 at 08:09 PM
Interesting. Aging whiskey in barrels that had previously aged a
Posted in thread: Calories in homebrew on 09-14-2015 at 09:50 PM
is a good calculator that calculates your ABV and shows the Calories per 12oz serving.
Posted in thread: Getting bigger batches from smaller brew pots? on 09-10-2015 at 07:44 PM
I have a 7 gallon pot and have been wondering lately if it's possible to stretch out my 4
gallon batches into something larger -- my carboys look so sad sitting there half empty, and
for all the effor...