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  • Posted in thread: Confession Time on 01-20-2016 at 04:07 PM
    Missing Grommet Mystery: In my last post, I mentioned pushing the airlock grommet back through
    the lid and it ended up in my Black IPA. So black, in fact, I never did find it...Could it have
    dissolved...

  • Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 01-18-2016 at 01:34 AM
    I use a home made fermentation chamber (check my sig) for 2 LBK's at a time

  • Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 01-14-2016 at 01:17 PM
    I don't necessarily name by fermenters, but I have them marked. That way if I get an infected
    batch I know which one had that rolling through additional brews in case it happens again in
    the same ferm...

  • Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 01-11-2016 at 07:27 PM
    When I was making the Mr. Beer kits they where typically done at 2 weeks max. Then 3 weeks in
    the bottle. Which kit was it? Unless you are using 2 cans worth of extract I don't see why it
    would take l...

  • Posted in thread: Winemaking Idiot - Assist Please on 01-09-2016 at 11:28 PM
    So I found the sister site winemakingtalk.com and found a recipe for dragons blood. Combining
    that and somewhat of the super sugar method i did 2x 15oz bottles of lemon juice, 1x 3lb bag of
    triple ber...

  • Posted in thread: Winemaking Idiot - Assist Please on 01-08-2016 at 01:11 PM
    Thanks for the insight. I decided Ill probably pick up a bucket and a 3g carboy and start will
    wines ok with an ambient 70 degree temp, that way I dont have to worry about cooling for now

  • Posted in thread: Winemaking Idiot - Assist Please on 01-07-2016 at 12:57 PM
    Thank you all for the assist. Time for some trial and error!

  • Posted in thread: Winemaking Idiot - Assist Please on 01-07-2016 at 02:54 AM
    skitter, a closet, or basement, or anywhere in your house which doesn't have wild temperature
    swings will work. I'm certainly not saying temperature control isn't important, but you can
    still make a p...

  • Posted in thread: Winemaking Idiot - Assist Please on 01-06-2016 at 11:34 PM
    If you're going to use the Alexander's Muscat concentrate, There is a recipe on the can. I
    suggest on your first batch, you follow that recipe and just learn the process. As far as extra
    equipment goe...

  • Posted in thread: Winemaking Idiot - Assist Please on 01-06-2016 at 08:35 PM
    Hi skitter.. Wine is far simpler to make than beer but with wine (perhaps more than with beer)
    you need to really respect the yeast. That means you can put away your clocks and your calendar
    and simpl...

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