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Posted in thread: Fermentables vs Non-Fermentables on 12-05-2009 at 12:54 AM
Yeah you could easily cut that in half. Crystal adds some carmelized sugars that will give a
sweet toffee flavor. If your shooting for a dry tasting beer then this is not what you want a
ton of.Let's ...
Posted in thread: Fermentables vs Non-Fermentables on 12-04-2009 at 11:35 PM
I'm still thinking it is those 2 pounds of crystal malt. That is a lot for a 5 gallon
Posted in thread: Fermentables vs Non-Fermentables on 12-04-2009 at 06:07 AM
Crystal malt extract doesn't ferment. (Even if it is you that extracts it.) If you used 2
pounds of crystal malt, the extract from it is going to remain as unfermentable sugar.Go back
to your LHBS, an...
Posted in thread: Is my 2L flask heat safe? on 12-04-2009 at 06:00 AM
Clarno, it should be labeled as towhat kind of glass it is. Pyrex, Kimax, and a few others will
work. Google the brand name, and if it is borosilicate it is OK.steve
Posted in thread: Prickly Pear Mead Pics on 05-27-2009 at 06:26 AM
Brandon, who is your LHBS?I hope it isn't Jeffy's place.steve
Posted in thread: "Mead" from Molasses? on 05-24-2009 at 06:24 AM
Steve, at the least, it will be drinkable.As our Founder is fond of saying;R.DW.HAHB. (Relax.
Don't worry. Have a Homebrew.) Yes, in my book, Charlie Papazian rates right up there, with Al
Posted in thread: hey from az on 05-24-2009 at 04:02 AM
The only one I know of is Brewers Connection out in Tempe but any potential savings you'd eat
up in time/gas getting there.The major problem with BC, is that the owner, Jeff is an @$$HAT! I
Posted in thread: Prickly Pear Mead Pics on 05-24-2009 at 03:47 AM
Where do you pick up prickly pears? Are they a local thing, I have never seen any.Well, around
here, it's not so much "find" them, as it is "avoid" the stickery bastages!But, their fruit
does make goo...
Posted in thread: "Mead" from Molasses? on 05-24-2009 at 03:37 AM
How does lighter fluid taste anyway?I thought I would drop in and add my two cents.I posted an
inquiry and a 1st time mead (?) formula I used. I hesitate to call it a recipe because I was
Posted in thread: ROOT beer and yeast question on 10-04-2008 at 12:41 AM
And, it's still going to do some fermenting, even in your fridge. Drink it pretty quickly. A
couple of months should be OK.Oh, plastic bottles are safer, but they still can pop. Won't blow
glass all o...