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Posted in thread: Perry not starting? on 11-22-2013 at 11:10 PM
used 1 1/2 campden tablets. Haven't checked gravity after the initial check because there
hasn't even been any hint of krausen, just clear yellow juice and a thin layer of stuff at the
Posted in thread: Perry not starting? on 11-22-2013 at 10:45 PM
I managed to get about half a bushel of pears from a family tree that had all fallen from a
strong windstorm. They were pretty hard but very juicy and sweet. Some had a few dings and
bruises but were ...
Posted in thread: Weevils in Grain, response from AustinHomeBrew on 11-14-2013 at 06:38 AM
Happens to flour from the grocery store too if left long enough. No biggie, but if it is a
problem, pick out the bigger chunks and rest easy.
Posted in thread: Blended starter, wlp300 and wlp380 on 11-09-2013 at 02:15 AM
So I got a big order of wheat malt today, and I wanna make a hefe while temps in my house are
cool (58-63) enough to produce what I want to make. However, I got all that malt and NO hefe
Posted in thread: 13 hop QIPA (AKA Plinyfish Heady 120) on 11-08-2013 at 08:44 AM
How, if you don't mind my asking, do you think this will bottle condition if at all? I'm not
sure with those gravities it's possible in less than a year or more in ideal conditions.
Posted in thread: Anyone ever BiAB then use it to mash in for high gravity? on 11-06-2013 at 05:12 PM
Randy Mosher writes about that technique in Radical Brewing (p135), calling it "doble-doble"
and includes a recipeSo the idea could work, which is good. As for the flaked stuff or lme/dme,
Posted in thread: Anyone ever BiAB then use it to mash in for high gravity? on 11-06-2013 at 07:38 AM
So, I was thinking tonight about making a barleywine and whipped up a recipe, but I don't have
a tun big enough to fit all the grain necessary. Part of the grist is also a good amount of
rye, and I wa...
Posted in thread: Out of control wine maker at Kroger on 11-04-2013 at 03:16 AM
+1 on the black cherry wine. the batch I made started out fairly rank, but after a year it was
Posted in thread: House Yeast on 10-29-2013 at 07:50 AM
Pff... Why use other peoples yeast? spontaneously ferment a batch, and then streak plate and
refine the sample into the yeast that literally grows IN your house, then make beer with it :)
I actually d...
Posted in thread: ok opinions please on 10-28-2013 at 09:30 AM
Jam wines are always interesting, but I never get around to doing anything with all those jars
of somewhat ok jam. Definitely follow but as for making it? Mix up proportional amounts and
take a gravit...