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Posted in thread: Hop Wine on 09-19-2016 at 06:42 PM
I just cooked up a 3 gallon batch -- maybe 2-3 lbs of wet hops, half of them added after
flameout, a lb of raisins, 3 navel oranges, six limes, 12 oz of ginger, 8 lbs of granulated
sugar to reach an S...
Posted in thread: Do aphids affect the taste of beer on 09-17-2016 at 08:50 PM
Hops pretty much always have some aphids in them. The federal defect standard allows for no
more than 2500 aphids per 10g of hops!
Posted in thread: Mould in fermenter? on 09-17-2016 at 08:44 PM
Thanks for your advice.Iíve racked to new glass carboys. SG at 1.000, pretty clear yellow
colour in the glass, tasting very dry, quite sharp, a bit white winy. I messed up a bit with
the syphoning and...
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 09-15-2016 at 09:07 PM
Was talking to mum who used to make wine and she said leave thats the way she always did it.
Never had any issues with the taste of her wine. The bucket is brand new.In my experience with
Posted in thread: Hop Wine on 09-13-2016 at 05:39 AM
Hmm, I'll try some variation of that! Looks interesting.
Posted in thread: the necessity of starters (or lack thereof?) on 09-12-2016 at 06:24 PM
A single packet of dry yeast has about 2x the cells of a fresh pouch/vial of liquid, so most
beers are fine with one packet of dry.Underpitching with dry or liquid certainly doesn't
guarantee a bad be...
Posted in thread: Something is not right.. on 09-12-2016 at 04:31 AM
Yes, unless you spilled half your extract on the floor, you've probably hit your numbers! Don't
worry about it.
Posted in thread: Should I rack barleywine? on 09-12-2016 at 04:29 AM
Do a reasonable primary (3 weeks) then if you want to bulk age, rack to carboy and bottle the
remaining quart or two.
Posted in thread: Off Flavor present in all batches. All variables changed on 09-12-2016 at 04:26 AM
Is this using an assortment of different yeasts, or are you just using a single strain? Are the
hops all from one provider, and do you have some faith in their freshness?If it were me I would
try a ve...
Posted in thread: The New Revolution in brewing Ö courtesy of Johntodd on 09-10-2016 at 07:17 AM
I bet this would be great for a lot of smash beers.Wait, how would this work? Extract SMaSHes?