Last Activity:01-26-2009 3:27 PM
Posted in thread: Last five bottles flat? on 01-26-2009 at 07:49 PM
lol thanks for that... maybe that is the cause - too much pressure... at least I'll know for
next time I share a beer to make sure the bottle is firm to squeeze... It was a little
Posted in thread: Last five bottles flat? on 01-26-2009 at 06:57 PM
It was my first batch and I was pretty careful to put tabs in every bottle. Plus it would be a
heck of a coincidence for the five without tabs to be the last ones I drank and all in a
row.The bottles ...
Posted in thread: Last five bottles flat? on 01-26-2009 at 06:23 PM
I had twenty five perfectly carbonated, beautifully bubbly and clear lager.Went to share one of
my last five bottles with a friend and it was flat. Opened another and that was flat too.
Fortunately I ...
Posted in thread: Would like to lower alcohol percentage. on 01-24-2009 at 02:31 AM
Wow, one every two hours? So you could start at lunch time and finish at midnight and only have
had a six pack?Sheesh, I'm going to monitor myself a bit more I think.
Posted in thread: Would like to lower alcohol percentage. on 01-24-2009 at 01:31 AM
Well holy crap, maybe get a day job if you're drinking that much. But seriously lessen the
sugar for less alcohol or add more water either way. Adding more water will give you a weaker
flavor but will...
Posted in thread: Would like to lower alcohol percentage. on 01-23-2009 at 06:09 PM
Don't drink four bottles? Are you crazy? ;)Yes, wine bottle size... basically three litres...
doesn't seem like a lot while I'm drinking it... I enjoy drinking, especially in the afternoons
on a lovel...
Posted in thread: Would like to lower alcohol percentage. on 01-23-2009 at 05:51 PM
Thanks I'll do that.It tastes delicious but four 750ml bottles kicks my butt a little too
Posted in thread: Would like to lower alcohol percentage. on 01-23-2009 at 05:40 PM
Hi againThe Coopers kit I buy makes beer at about 5.25% alcohol. I'd prefer around 4%. The kit
is one can of extract, one kg of dextrose, yeast and 23L of water. (Edit: oops, water added UP
Posted in thread: Degassing? What's that? on 01-18-2009 at 05:40 PM
I'm making Edwort's Apfelwein and there was nothing about degassing in the instructions for
that.Then I got carried away and looked up recipes for plum wine and grapefruit wine because my
friend had e...
Posted in thread: Bulk Priming with Cooper's Kit? on 01-18-2009 at 05:19 PM
The cheap bastard in you will need to buy a syphon, lol. ;)