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Posted in thread: Rooibos or Honeybush mead? on 06-22-2012 at 12:44 AM
Going away for two months but planning on making a big batch of mead when I get back. Recently
ordered some loose leaf rooibos. Love the stuff. Planning on getting some honeybush as well.
Posted in thread: Pretty Things -- Our Finest Regards on 01-16-2012 at 03:16 AM
I've enjoyed quite a few of Pretty Things' brews. This English-style barley wine is no
exception. I have very little to compare it to. Have only tried one other barley wine
(something at the CBC once ...
Posted in thread: Sorbate without Sulfite? on 01-14-2012 at 02:43 PM
Ahhhh thanks very much!
Posted in thread: Sorbate without Sulfite? on 01-14-2012 at 02:29 PM
It's been three days so er, bump. Why is sulfite often added along with sorbate? What are the
risks in excluding it?
Posted in thread: Sorbate without Sulfite? on 01-11-2012 at 09:52 PM
Is it possible to add sorbate without adding sulfite to a cider in order to prevent a restarted
fermentation? Is there a reason not to do so?Thanks!
Posted in thread: Skyrim and Mead on 12-30-2011 at 08:55 PM
I used to want to make a Skyrim mead like all of you. Then I took an arrow to the knee.
Posted in thread: Aging in Growler? on 12-30-2011 at 08:06 PM
The beer that had turned was an ale (this one specifically: Titan Ale - Watch City Brewing Co.
- Waltham, MA - BeerAdvocate ) that tasted undrinkably sour. I don't know how long it'd been
since it was...
Posted in thread: Aging in Growler? on 12-30-2011 at 02:10 PM
Thanks for all the helpful replies! I was cold crashing to get the remaining yeast to drop, not
to stop fermentation. This is the first time I've made something from unfiltered juice and
didn't trust ...
Posted in thread: Aging in Growler? on 12-28-2011 at 01:02 AM
Made a cider. Nothing scientific. Bought a gallon of unfiltered, spiced cider from Trader
Joe's. Added approx 1 1/2 lb of honey. Fermented in the original container. Used Lalvin D47
yeast. Cold crashi...
Posted in thread: New Brewer -- Aging Question on 10-12-2011 at 03:13 AM
So I've racked it to a gallon jug. That was some time ago. The grav was definitely less than 1
and when I took a little taste it seemed like the ABV was substantial. My plan now is to age it