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    ABOUT ME

  • Missoula, MT
  • Secondary 1: 5 gal Blackberry Mead (~12%)
    Secondary 2: 3 gal Barleywine (10%)
  • Maple Barleywine (2011)
    Cider (2009)
    Mead (2011)
  • Male
  • Single

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Starter brew rig from costco... on 06-10-2011 at 10:05 PM
    So I found this online (haven't seen one in person), and it looks like it might be a cheap way
    in for some who are looking for a starter brew rig. Would need some tweaking but might be a
    decent way in...

  • Posted in thread: Orange Blossom or Avocado Meads on 05-06-2011 at 05:00 AM
    So after a bit of a brewing hiatus (been moving too much the past 2 years), I think I am at a
    point where I can do a mead batch again. I have a line on avocado or orange blossom honeys and
    was wonderi...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 01-27-2010 at 07:35 PM
    Let's do the math here...15,376 gallons x 8.34 lbs/gallon = 128,312.72 lbs of
    apfelwein128,312.72 lbs x 1 ton/2,000 lbs = 64.15636 tons15,376 gallons x 1 drum/54.5 gallons
    (incl. a bit of headspace) =...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 01-27-2010 at 07:27 PM
    I guess I'll add my overall total... All fresh pressed, with no sugar added, but basically the
    same.15,492 + 56 = 15,548

  • Posted in thread: blood orange mead?? on 01-15-2010 at 12:24 AM
    Never done a citrus mead so cant speak to the recipe but the blood oranges will make for a neat
    color. I grew up on citrus groves and I definitely miss having those available. As for the
    orange blosso...

  • Posted in thread: Priming Sugar on 11-04-2009 at 09:42 PM
    I use 2/3 cup raw blond cane sugar for 5 gal batches and just work it out from there for larger
    or smaller batches. Stir into just enough boiling water to dissolve the sugar then add to the
    bottling b...

  • Posted in thread: it smells terrible - problem? on 11-03-2009 at 05:25 AM
    Smells somewhat sulfuric/rotten egg-like? Probably "rhino farts" as they are called which is
    perfectly normal (albeit unpleasant) for cider. It should go away with time.

  • Posted in thread: Blueberry Melomel help on 11-02-2009 at 03:48 PM
    I wouldn't recommend putting the bag into the carboy as it will be a pain to get out. Also you
    will want to rack from your bucket into that carboy so don't feel bad about having it. Having a
    6.5 gal a...

  • Posted in thread: Cider funk on 11-02-2009 at 03:40 PM
    Just bottled batch 4 of 6 of this years hard cider and found 2 yellow jackets that snuck in
    when we were pressing the cider. The cider did have a somewhat funky smell but nothing atypical
    of a young c...

  • Posted in thread: Blueberry Mead - thoughts and questions on 10-23-2009 at 05:31 PM
    My recipe was as follows for a 5.5gal batch:2lb 4oz Blueberries12lb Clover Honey3tsp Yeast
    NutrientRed Star Pasteur Red yeastI crushed the blueberries before they went in, then funneled
    them into the ...

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