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  • Posted in thread: Interesting cider "experiment" on 12-01-2013 at 02:16 AM
    I was looking thru this past fall's Zymurgy and I came across an article which basically
    documented a cider brewing contest evaluating the results of different yeasts, the winner of
    which was WLP002/E...

  • Posted in thread: adding grape tannin to mead on 11-22-2013 at 09:29 PM
    How much tannin are people adding to their meads? I've been adding 1/2 tsp to 5 gallons and am
    thinking about increasing. I'm looking to add a little more complexity without too much
    astringency. What...

  • Posted in thread: Tap-a-draft: Old bottles and new taps on 11-11-2013 at 03:32 PM
    Does anybody know if the new tap-a-draft taps fit the old blue bottles? Google has not revealed
    the answer. I have a set of old style taps and bottles, and I'd like to upgrade incrementally
    if possibl...

  • Posted in thread: rack cider onto raw apples? on 10-09-2013 at 05:25 PM
    I'm thinking of racking my cider onto raw apples after fermentation is complete. Theoretically
    to enhance aroma and taste. Has anyone ever done this? How did it come out?

  • Posted in thread: How many Gallons of Mead in 2013 on 10-09-2013 at 12:50 PM
    20 gallon sack mead5 gal rasperry mel5 gal strawberry mel5 gal blackberry mel6 gal bochet5 gal
    pina colada mel5 gal cherry vanilla mel/methso 51 gal or $700 in honey. ouch.

  • Posted in thread: Suck Back Into Carboy on 10-09-2013 at 12:44 PM
    Well you started out with diluted Star San and diluted it further. You are dealing with a pH
    based cleaner with chemicals that are supposed to be non-toxic at low concentrations so you are
    so you are ...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 4632(Dry mead yeast) in sugar on 10-05-2013 at 09:14 PM
    Hey,I am making a 5-gal strawberry wine using sugar as the main fermentable. It was going to be
    a melomel until I decided I'd save the $70 worth of honey for my upcoming bochet.I popped the
    smack pack...

  • Posted in thread: American Standard vs Metric on 10-03-2013 at 01:15 PM
    So do you use American Standard or Metric in your measurements? How far do you take it?
    Obviously this thread is of interest to American brewers more than International folks.Do you
    use ounces or gram...

  • Posted in thread: Medieval Burnt Mead! on 09-27-2013 at 01:17 PM
    Anyone else read this and thought "That post could double for You know you're a homebrewer
    when...." thread?:mug:

  • Posted in thread: I feel like a mad scientist!! on 09-27-2013 at 12:01 PM
    I brew late when I start late, but you've got me beat at 2am. But I could get up at 5am East
    Coast time and be brewing while you're sleeping. Maybe we can organize a 24-hours-of-brewing
    marathon where...

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