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Posted in thread: Need help- category selection on 03-13-2014 at 03:58 AM
I'm looking to enter 2 beers into a competition, but they could go many different ways.Cocoa
Brown: basically a sweet brown steeped in secondary with cocoa nibs. Prominent chocolate nose.
Not bitter t...
Posted in thread: Diacetyl rest too soon? on 02-27-2014 at 10:16 AM
I did a yeast starter, and bubbled with pure O2 for 1 minute in each 5 gal carboy (is that
enough?). yeast and carboy were both at 55 when pitched, and lowered to 52ish. Thanks for the
comments. I wil...
Posted in thread: Diacetyl rest too soon? on 02-26-2014 at 10:33 PM
I'm kinda new to lagering. I brewed a maibock and fermented two 5 gallon carboys at 52 degrees.
After 14 days, the airlock appeared to only be bubbling about 3-4 times per minute, so I raised
Posted in thread: Tell us the name of your system! on 07-16-2012 at 03:14 AM
OK, so we all know Brutus. I'm building my own, but can't steal the name "Brutus"... I'm
considering Brewsaurus, Brewzilla, Cart de' Bru...What names have you used or considered?
Posted in thread: 68 Brix, now what? (cherry wine) on 07-11-2012 at 08:11 PM
As an aside, with virtually all fruit other than wine grapes, you will need to add sugar to get
the gravity to where you want it. No other fruit that I know of has enough residual sugar to be
Posted in thread: 68 Brix, now what? (cherry wine) on 07-11-2012 at 03:02 PM
No instructions. Got it from Cherry Festival in Traverse City, Mi. The intent is to make your
own cherry juice to drink, not ferment... but why not make wine with it? :). HahaI've never
done acid test...
Posted in thread: 68 Brix, now what? (cherry wine) on 07-11-2012 at 03:00 AM
I just got a half gallon of tart cherry juice concentrate the weighs in at 68 brix (which I
think is equivalent to SG of about 1.3... I want to make a nice wine from it with quite a bit
of cherry flav...
Posted in thread: how much is too much potassium sorbate? on 07-11-2012 at 02:49 AM
So I picked 8 lbs of raspberries and made a 2 gallon batch of wine. Its been fermenting for
almost a week now. Last night the SG was 1.009, and it tasted perfect so I wanted to stop
fermentation. I ad...
Posted in thread: Simple countdown timer (panel mounted) on 07-07-2012 at 10:55 AM
that???Exactly! A bit on the high end for cost, but they match the Love controllers I have,
so I am ordering 2 of them right now. Thank you! :mug:
Posted in thread: Simple countdown timer (panel mounted) on 07-03-2012 at 03:07 AM
I've done a search on here for a solution, but all I found were open threads from 2-4 years ago
with no resolution... I'm looking for a simple timer to add to my brutus build control panel
for hop add...