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Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 09-28-2016 at 04:33 AM
Ok I've made a ton of this wine. I now have questions:1. I soak, then steam sweet rice. Cool
and then put in jar to ferment. How long? I usually go a month.2. This is like syrup. It's
sweet and thick....
Posted in thread: Belgian season yeast question on 09-28-2016 at 03:38 AM
Its something like 83% 6-row, 12 % flaked rye and 9 oz of turbinado sugar. It is a recipe from
byo but I went with another yeast based on what was available. I was wondering if it will have
an issue w...
Posted in thread: Liquor laws. Whats up with that? on 09-27-2016 at 05:32 AM
When I lived in East Texas, Jasper to be exact, about 20 years ago it was a dry county. There
were liquor stores feet from the county line on all roads out of the county selling to everyone
from the "...
Posted in thread: Adding molasses or Belgian candi sugar in secondary on 09-26-2016 at 03:12 AM
Just be careful with molasses. A little goes a long way.It will ferment, but not fully.4-6oz
would give a hint of flavor to moderate, 8oz would be strong.
Posted in thread: beer recipe American IPA on 09-26-2016 at 12:43 AM
Drop the Cara Gold 120 too.Perhaps 10% Munich or Vienna and 90% pale malt for grist.Not sure
where you are saying:Boil 20 min at 60 degrees C, 10 min at 66 C, 20 min for 68C, 10 min 72
CThat would be ...
Posted in thread: Hop ratios for a hop bomb on 09-26-2016 at 12:21 AM
If the harvest just happened then I presume you are correct with them being last year's hops. I
don't know how fast hops travel to NZ, but presumably it's not immediate.Thanks for the tips,
gives me s...
Posted in thread: Hop ratios for a hop bomb on 09-25-2016 at 10:57 PM
Lower your mash temp for a drier finish first and see what happens. I'll bet the bitterness and
hops shine more. That looks like the bigger issue. Aim for 65-66 C. Next, try upping your
Posted in thread: Hop ratios for a hop bomb on 09-25-2016 at 08:50 PM
There are a lot of factors that will effect your perceived bitterness and how prominent the
hops are.Sweet beer, low sulfate levels/high chloride levels, old/stale hops will all decrease
Posted in thread: Hop ratios for a hop bomb on 09-25-2016 at 04:32 AM
We need more information to help. A full recipe would be helpful.Malt bill, mash temp, OG/FG,
water composition, freshness of hops, yeast, temperature of fermentation and hopstand would all
Posted in thread: OG -> FG = ABV Math on 09-24-2016 at 05:15 PM
I hope it isn't too late to jump in on this math discussion.;)Well, you are adding to a thread
that is 7 years old.