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Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 04-26-2013 at 01:21 AM
Just bottles 6 cups of jasmine rice with red yeast rice added. It also happens to be my last
day of law school classes (and all classes ever)! So on that note...cheers!Congratulations!
Which state's b...
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 04-19-2013 at 01:41 AM
The cookie sheet thing may have presented an opportunity for contamination. I leave mine in the
stock pot to cool, then I use my washed hands to stuff the rice into the jar. I rinse after the
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 04-19-2013 at 01:24 AM
I could use some. Let me describe my process. I soaked 2 cups of Jasmine rice for ~12 hours,
rinsed well and steamed it with 2.5 cups of H2O. I allowed it to cool to ~80 F on a cookie
sheet. I sprinkl...
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 04-16-2013 at 01:46 AM
Has anyone in the Pittsburgh area been able to find the yeast balls locally? I'd like to get it
started but don't want to drive around all over looking for it. Thanks in advance!I haven't
Posted in thread: Andes Mint Chocolate Stout on 04-06-2013 at 07:25 PM
I have no patience for bottle conditioning. This spent 13 days in my closet after 2 weeks
fermenting.It very green, but I think it will be brilliant in 2-3 months. There's no head
retention, but great...
Posted in thread: Carboy Headspace on 03-25-2013 at 05:03 PM
Last summer I tried my hand at making a peach wine from scratch. I was trying to make a 3
gallon batch. When I racked the wine off the lees, I wound up with considerably less than 3
gallons. I wound u...
Posted in thread: What's your go-to brand for wine kits? on 03-25-2013 at 03:37 PM
I make Island Mist Fruit Wine Kits because that is what SWMBO likes. If you prefer a higher
ABV, try adding between 3-5 lbs. of white sugar at Step 1 (before adding the bentonite).I only
order from La...
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 03-25-2013 at 12:20 AM
I ordered mine here
Posted in thread: Andes Mint Chocolate Stout on 03-21-2013 at 02:56 AM
I was planning to carb this beer to ~2.0 - 2.1 vols, but I might bump it up based on what I'm
reading here. For those of who bottled this beer what was your Target carbonation volume?
Posted in thread: My Basement Bar Build! on 03-13-2013 at 10:45 PM
Gorgeous. Really nice work.