Last Activity:05-13-2005 4:44 PM
Posted in thread: reusing yeast on 05-13-2005 at 04:27 PM
I have a question as to how long the quality of the re-used yeast lasts before you have to
break down and spend the big bucks to get some new yeast. I ask this as there are some people
with whom I mak...
Posted in thread: Need Info on Equipment, etc... on 05-13-2005 at 04:15 PM
Chances are that if you are going to the extent of making your own wine, you probably drink a
healthy amount of store bought beverages. Why not rinse those bottles out and keep them, so
when it comes ...
Posted in thread: Recycled Yeast on 05-11-2005 at 08:05 PM
understand that it is very excitable and must be given lots of room with which to playWhat size
fermenter did you use here?I used a 6 gallon class carboy as my primary, and secondary for that
Posted in thread: Recycled Yeast on 05-10-2005 at 06:09 PM
I cannot remember where I read about re-using the yeast cake at the bottom of the primary after
racking off the brew, however we decided to give it a whirl. This was not only a good learning
Posted in thread: Simple fast kit tricks, great results on 04-29-2005 at 06:06 PM
Our homebrew is a 4 week process, though we pretty much make nothing but ales which do not
require much aging time. I will admit that the couple of bottles which last a month or two
after bottling do ...
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 120 IPA: Holy $#!T!!! on 04-27-2005 at 07:37 PM
Sam,Dogfish Ale's Seasonal Stout is 18-20%, though the 120 IPA sounds a lot more tastey!
Anybody have leads on where this is sold? Is it a seasonal beverage?~Cheers
Posted in thread: Midatlantic Microbreweries on 04-27-2005 at 07:33 PM
Should you find yourself in northern Virginia on the 25th adn 26th of June, check out the 9th
Annual Dominion Brewery Beer Fest. They put on quite a show, and you will find numerous
Posted in thread: Is there a commerical mead company? on 04-27-2005 at 07:27 PM
The problem with most commercial meads is that they are back sweetened after fermentation is
complete, so you get an "in your face" experience, like Chauser's. Also, they are not aged long
enough to s...
Posted in thread: Mead in mason jars on 04-27-2005 at 07:16 PM
ThorgrimnrThere is nothing *WRONG* with using mason jars to bottle your mead, just not commonly
done. People store jams and jellies in mason jars all the time. In order to seal the jar and to