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Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 02-05-2016 at 11:57 PM
Perhaps not pure alcohol, but greater than 20% if you can freeze colder than about 0 degrees
fahrenheit.Pasteurization is a great way to stop fermentation, maintain any sweetness, and stop
Posted in thread: All-in-ones - the future of homebrewing? on 02-03-2016 at 06:39 AM
I'm not sure I buy all the arguments on here about these all-in-one systems taking out all the
fun of brewing. I've been considering moving from my 3-tier system to a Grainfather recently
and it seems...
Posted in thread: How does everyone keep up? on 02-03-2016 at 06:24 AM
5 gallons=52 beers.If you're making and drinking 52 beers every 2-3 weeks you have my respect.
That's also averaging almost 4 beers per day, just of homebrew.Building up a pipeline, and
holding off on...
Posted in thread: Hops to compliment Wyeast 3724 on 02-03-2016 at 06:17 AM
Noble hops, but I've used Cascade and Centennial to lend some citrus flavor with success, too.
Posted in thread: Mr Malty on 02-01-2016 at 01:42 AM
Pretty right on. Depends on age of yeast, gravity of beer to be fermented, etc., of course.
Posted in thread: Kolsch left behind on 01-31-2016 at 04:16 PM
Taste it and see. If its bad dump it, if its good keg or bottle it with fresh yeast.
Posted in thread: Blending beers on 01-31-2016 at 06:02 AM
Anyone remember what a "suicide" was? Maybe it was region-specific. That's what we called it as
kids when you blended every kind of soda that was available. I grew up in NW Ohio. It was
common to ask ...
Posted in thread: First try on a Belgian, need a quick advice. on 01-30-2016 at 05:31 PM
Sitting on the yeast for a month or two is fine. No need to secondary and bulk aging helps
clean up off flavors.
Posted in thread: First try on a Belgian, need a quick advice. on 01-30-2016 at 06:36 AM
For the "tripel", the recipe isn't going to make anything like most tripels you have
tasted.Typical tripel grain bill is around 80% pilsner malt, 5% aromatic, and 15% sugar.
Granulated table sugar is ...
Posted in thread: Figuring out my hop additions and IBUS. on 01-30-2016 at 01:24 AM
Are you adjusting hop alpha acid levels, or just using default settings? Magnum and chinook can
run much higher than 13.5% and 13.0%, for example. Are your other numbers hitting what