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Posted in thread: Wine noob question on 12-01-2013 at 01:58 PM
I have made a hard sparkling cider from apple juice based off a brewing tv recipe and it came
out pretty good but I wish I would have back sweetened because its too dry for my tastes and
the ~3vols of...
Posted in thread: Wine noob question on 12-01-2013 at 01:26 PM
Cool. I'm thinking about trying your welches grape juice recipe as it seems fairly cheap and
easy to start. Any other cheap and easy recipes?
Posted in thread: Wine noob question on 12-01-2013 at 01:02 PM
So I've been homebrewing for a couple years and am thinking about getting some wine going as i
do like a glass here and there especially with meals. I have all the equipment I need other
than wine bot...
Posted in thread: Brewers near dubois pa. ? on 11-18-2013 at 08:27 PM
Cool to see more people that are fairly local homebrewing! Jester and I are planning another
big brew day for next may on national homebrew day so if anyone's interested on meeting up then
or prior le...
Posted in thread: Sour Mash or Sour Wort? on 11-10-2013 at 05:49 PM
I've yet to do either but sounds like sour wort will be the way I go. The main things are
keeping the wort at 110-120f and keep all o2 out. some good info on Mike's blog (above lonk)
and you should ...
Posted in thread: Soapy Taste in Session IPA on 10-24-2013 at 05:26 PM
I once did a cascade and ahtanum pale ale and it had a soapy character to it. Recently tried a
bottle that's almost a year old. Still soapy. This is the only batch that I've ever had this
Posted in thread: Hi from PA on 08-25-2013 at 02:31 AM
Welcome. I'm from reynoldsville and I brew with jester5120 all the time. Get ahold of us.
Posted in thread: Software or pen and paper? on 08-10-2013 at 06:55 AM
I use I brewmaster on my I phone and also write down the specifics in my brew log while
brewing. Software is pretty hard to beat as it will help you hit your numbers and get a better
idea of where you...
Posted in thread: Can You Help Me Plan a Belgian Strong Ale? Please. on 07-24-2013 at 05:32 PM
+1 to what solbes said also! High gravity brewing should be something to look into once you've
got yeast pitch rates and fermentation temp control.
Posted in thread: Can You Help Me Plan a Belgian Strong Ale? Please. on 07-24-2013 at 04:59 PM
First you need to get setup for all grain. Look into making a mash tun out of either a
rectangle cooler or tall 10 gallon water cooler. You will need to make or buy a false bottom or
take a steel brai...