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Posted in thread: Brewing right now on 08-22-2016 at 11:54 PM
You can sanitize another container (a quart jar, maybe) and use it to scoop and pour cooled
wort into a funnel (also sanitized!) in the mouth of your carboy.
Posted in thread: Am I doin ok? on 08-20-2016 at 03:10 PM
Did you add any sugar to this? 3 lbs of strawberries and a few grapes are not going to get you
to the starting gravity you want.
Posted in thread: Cleaning a carboy - To scrub, or not to scrub on 08-02-2016 at 10:30 PM
By washing soap do you me scent free dish detergent?Washing soda, not soap, aka sodium
Posted in thread: ***SHOWCASE*** LIFETIME Wine Cap Punch down tool on 07-30-2016 at 06:54 AM
For punching down the thick cap of skins/stems/seeds that forms when you're fermenting must on
skins or crushed fruit in the first few days of fermentation. You want to mix that cap back
into the rest...
Posted in thread: You could make soda! on 07-29-2016 at 04:13 PM
I did a really tasty (non alcoholic) ginger beer for a party a couple years ago. It was a three
gallon keg, so I brought about three gallons of water to 150 degrees and steeped about half a
lb of chop...
Posted in thread: Classic hops that still work in modern IPAs? on 07-27-2016 at 04:27 PM
comet is a prime example. From what I remember, it predates cascade, but brewers found the
intensity of its aroma and flavor late boil offensive. Its super dank and grapefruity. Apollo
and summit only...
Posted in thread: sugar levels in fruit on 07-24-2016 at 02:17 AM
Here are some interesting Brix charts for different fruits:
Posted in thread: What do I call what I made ? on 07-23-2016 at 06:36 AM
Probably an Apfelwein?
Posted in thread: How much slurry to use? on 07-21-2016 at 09:23 PM
Around a cup, if it's a fairly standard brown ale (~1.050 ish). Or you can consult one of the
starter calculators that supports slurry volumes, like Mr. Malty, to get more exact numbers.
Posted in thread: Forgetting Ingredients after a brew session on 07-20-2016 at 02:28 PM
I hate this feeling... about halfway into my last batch I realized I didnt get any lactose...so
my milk stout suddenly became just a stout.Lactose can easily be added to taste during