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Posted in thread: Adding sliced apples to cider during fermentation? on 04-29-2016 at 05:30 PM
Maybe I'm too ghetto? Walmart great value apple juice with the right spices have won me best of
show in the past.
Posted in thread: Working on Schofferhofer Grapefruit clone recipe on 03-25-2016 at 09:05 PM
This thread is old but in case anyone is interested, I have found great success in using Simply
Grapefruit in a 3.5%ABV all grain wheat beer recipe. Here is the product: It can be hard to
find but d...
Posted in thread: Official Broken Hydrometer Count on 03-08-2016 at 06:13 PM
2150My first hydrometer lasted 7 years. I've broken at least five in the last three years.
Posted in thread: first lager! on 02-24-2016 at 05:58 PM
Lots of opinions on when to do the diacetyl rest. I wouldn't set a hard number of days you are
going to hold at 50. IMO, try to start raising the temp when you get 3/4 of the way to what you
Posted in thread: Cheap hydrometers!!!! on 02-20-2016 at 03:35 PM
Maybe I'm becoming more carless as I get older, but I swear the bsg hydrometers seem like they
are getting more fragile all the time. My first hydrometer lasted around six years. The last
three have b...
Posted in thread: OG for a mead starter? on 02-15-2016 at 05:45 PM
Someone else with more experience with mead will hopefully chime in, but I would venture to say
yeast is yeast, and stick to about a 1.040 gravity for starters across the board. Make sure you
Posted in thread: NHC 2016 - Registration Open on 02-02-2016 at 06:33 PM
Anyone know the judging dates per location for 2016? I don't want to get stuck waiting a whole
extra month by sending my entries to St. Paul!
Posted in thread: First lager recipe on 12-30-2015 at 02:55 PM
Pro brewer friend of mine uses w34/70 at least for some of his lagers. I'd have to confirm what
he uses in his maibock, but he just won bronze for it at the GABF. Don't feel like you're
Posted in thread: First lager recipe on 12-29-2015 at 03:31 AM
Brewed this version with a coworker (this was his maiden brew voyage). He took it to his family
Christmas party, and it went over very well!
Posted in thread: First lager recipe on 12-29-2015 at 03:25 AM
I've been working on my vienna lager recipe lately... for 5 gallons it goes something like
this:6.5 lbs Vienna Malt2 lbs Munich Malt4.0 oz Melanoiden Malt 1.0 oz Carafa II dehusked Mash@
152.0 F 60 mi...