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Posted in thread: My first mead: A tutorial of Mistakes. on 01-17-2017 at 02:57 AM
My first batch of mead took nearly a year. At that rate, I was not going to become a Mead
Master by the age of 80. Yeast really don't like honey, which is mostly glucose and anti-fungal
bee spit. Bees...
Posted in thread: Strong Scotch Ale on 10-25-2016 at 02:29 AM
Those using different hops such as EKG, are you raising the amount used to match IBUs?I'm using
1.3 oz EKG 60 minutes, .7 oz 30 minutes. I'm limited to a 6# stovetop mash, so I do a partial
mash at 14...
Posted in thread: My shamelessly cheap $12 DIY stir plate on 10-19-2016 at 02:37 AM
I could only get it to spin the bar in about 4 fl oz of water in an 8 fl oz jam jar about 25%
of the time.).You are close to success - your project works, sort-of.As you've discovered, the
Posted in thread: Keezer collars - which wood to use? on 09-07-2016 at 01:14 AM
After using my keezer for a few years, I can't recommend foam insulation on the inside. As the
keg goes in (40+ pounds), it may scrape the sides. I dunno - maybe y'all are stronger than I
am. Wood can...
Posted in thread: Keezer collars - which wood to use? on 09-06-2016 at 04:07 PM
Can't seem to find a good idea of what to use for my collar. What's the best choice for type of
wood and its thickness?I used 2x6 construction-grade redwood. It may seem counter-intuitive,
Posted in thread: Dad Goes to Nottingham on 06-17-2016 at 09:32 PM
SG=1.042 - 3 points in 5 days. I'm calling it a bust. Sodium Benzoate is a really good
preservative.After their devastating loss, Team Notty is considering filing formal doping
Posted in thread: Need Idea For Picnic Tap Rig -Outside Party on 06-13-2016 at 01:00 AM
Any issues with foam due to the short line?What connection did you use from hose to
disconnect?Nice Pictures! I have attached a picture of my keg.I am FOR anything that works. You
appear to have somet...
Posted in thread: Dad Goes to Nottingham on 06-13-2016 at 12:41 AM
Presumably, the OP is employing yeast to knock that sweetness down.Yes, that's the objective.
That, and add a bit of ethanol. :tank:SG=1.044. Not looking good for Team Notty. Team Dad's
Posted in thread: Dad Goes to Nottingham on 06-12-2016 at 02:51 AM
+2hrs. Lag done. Game on. Advantage: Nottingham.
Posted in thread: Dad Goes to Nottingham on 06-12-2016 at 02:15 AM
Oh frack. The ingredients include sodium benzoate, as well as "pure cane sugar"' (sucrose). My
faith in yeast stands firm, especially the 100ml+ blorp of Nottingham added to this heinous