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Posted in thread: Aerating with blade blender & Whirlfloc on 04-09-2014 at 03:03 AM
I first started using a stick blender to crush the fruit in my first batch of blueberry wine.
I've also used it to help blend extract that wouldn't dissolve when boiling sugars for my last
batch of ci...
Posted in thread: Aerating with blade blender & Whirlfloc on 04-08-2014 at 09:29 PM
Thanks for the reply on this, a kind of weird question to be sure.I bottled that brew, and it
is definitely settling out in the bottle, and really a powdery yeast on the bottom. Oh well,
the recipe ta...
Posted in thread: Aerating with blade blender & Whirlfloc on 04-01-2014 at 06:23 PM
Folks,I don't usually concern myself with getting my ales perfectly clear, if they clear well,
fine. If not, no biggie.However, I just bottled an ale and I was curious about how cloudy it
Posted in thread: Carbonating In Bottles. on 03-25-2014 at 01:54 AM
Not an expert here, but I do seem to get consistent bottle carbing. Consistent headspace? I
always use the same size bottle, and leave the same headspace, too, which is important. I
usually have a par...
Posted in thread: Bottling Tips for the Homebrewer on 03-21-2014 at 06:52 PM
Folks,Looking back on this long and great thread at the different subjects covered:[*]A great
informative post from Revvy, as usual! I also like to bottle my beers.[*]Usually I allow about
10 days for...
Posted in thread: Do people taste differently? on 03-12-2014 at 05:50 PM
In the field of wine tasting there are similar descriptions too, including cat piss aromas, and
even in good/expensive wines, too.Scott
Posted in thread: Help! I aerated wrong! on 03-10-2014 at 10:01 PM
I've always pitched after aerating, and then shook a bit more to mix it in thoroughly. The last
few brews I've been using a stick blender to aerate, and I kinda wondered if whirling blades
would harm ...
Posted in thread: Grain Mill... Cereal Killer or Barley Crusher MaltMill? on 03-10-2014 at 09:39 PM
I was also comparing these two, and ended up with the Cereal Killer mainly because of the use
of ball bearings rather than sleeves.The mill is mounted into an old cabinet with an old but
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 03-10-2014 at 09:06 PM
I never seem to know when I'm gonna brew until it happens!Brewed a Marzen style ale yesterday,
and was bubbling away already this morning. :mug:Scottie
Posted in thread: "Marzen" beer: AKA "Oktoberfest"? on 03-10-2014 at 04:28 PM
Let us know how it turns out. Being a newbie, I'm far from being set up for lagers. After a
couple more kit beers, I may try my hand at AG, unless there is a good ME kit out there
somewhere. So far, I...