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Posted in thread: Mead in Clear or Brown Bottles on 09-01-2014 at 01:01 AM
Yeah that's a real stumper. My prime suspect would be oxidation, I have never been happy with
the seal I get with flip tops. They work great for short term storage -- I use mine as 1L
growlers -- but ...
Posted in thread: I love no sparge brewing... on 06-27-2014 at 03:37 AM
For those of you who are using this method, I'd like to have your feedback --How are you using
my method -- e.g. BIAB, like my setup, single big mash tun with 100% mash volume, etc.Are your
Posted in thread: Berliner Weiss on 06-27-2014 at 03:30 AM
Moving to keg shouldn't be a problem. The main idea is to let the lactic acid bacteria consume
all of the sugars they can before introducing them to the yeast -- and bacteria are a bit slow,
Posted in thread: Berliner Weiss on 02-16-2014 at 05:12 AM
If you don't want to use a commercial sour culture for this, you can do the following, which I
have tried and it worked *very* well:Start with some weak wort around 4*P (1.016). A few
tablespoons of D...
Posted in thread: Irish Red (1st place HBT comp) on 02-14-2014 at 05:08 AM
I don't recall if anybody has reported the results of using lager yeast with this recipe,
though. I think brewing it in a hybrid style, either with say, Scottish Ale yeast (1728, etc),
or like an Alt ...
Posted in thread: Slanting yeast on 07-13-2012 at 01:04 AM
I tried this for the first time today, and everything SEEMED to go as planned, but now I am
left to wait and pray for ten days....I did notice that after letting the agar sit (slanted)
for 24 hours it...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Mead on 07-13-2012 at 12:51 AM
I'm really enjoying this mead. I need to make some more of it!
Posted in thread: Irish Red (1st place HBT comp) on 07-13-2012 at 12:49 AM
Glad y'all are enjoying it.... Yes I just said y'all. I've lived in Texas that long now. :DThe
Mexican Lager yeast version totally kicks @$$.... it's definitely one of my favorite homebrews
I've made ...
Posted in thread: NHC pre-conf gathering at Naked City? on 06-15-2012 at 02:04 PM
:rockin: :rockin: :rockin: :rockin:'nuff said...
Posted in thread: Cool Brewing Giveaway! on 05-29-2012 at 11:23 PM