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Posted in thread: Oak chips on 11-15-2013 at 11:05 AM
Anyone have a range for cost of oak barrels? Do most Home brew stores carry them? Or special
Posted in thread: Oak chips on 11-13-2013 at 07:47 PM
Recently was at a wine tasting and I tried a delicious red wine that was aged in oak chips. So
I came here to do some research. Either my search is not working correctly or there's not much
info on it...
Posted in thread: Freezing grapes on 10-05-2013 at 03:25 AM
It's harvest season and I've already got more grapes than I have fermenters. I have thought
about freezing a bunch to make more when the fermenters open up. Thoughts? Will freezing them
be a bad idea?
Posted in thread: Gravity help please on 04-27-2013 at 10:37 PM
How did you get your cider to stop fermenting at 1.014? Did you add some unfermentable
sugars?It wasn't completely done that's just where I decided to stop it. I took two gravity
readings and they wer...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 04-25-2013 at 07:41 PM
So I just bottled this up yesterday it's my first try. However, the cinnamon didn't mix well
and it looks terrible with huge stringy floaters. What did I do wrong, any ideas? It does taste
Posted in thread: Gravity help please on 04-24-2013 at 05:25 PM
Actually backsweetening with a syrup mixture that is just brown sugar and cinnamon and also
some cans of apple juice concentrate.
Posted in thread: Gravity help please on 04-24-2013 at 04:08 PM
Just wanna make sure I'm calculating this correctly. My cider OG was 1.064 and my FG is 1.014.
If my calculations are correct I'm sittin at about 6.4% ABV. So, if I back sweeten until I get
a reading ...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 04-21-2013 at 05:37 PM
Absolutely dying to Brew my Ocktoberfest and also a cream ale but I have to wait for my brew
partner who can't seem to find the time.
Posted in thread: Washed some yeast, what can I use it on? on 04-19-2013 at 03:50 AM
I was under the impression that wine yeast cannot be effectively washed and re-used, as the
high-alcohol environment greatly decreases their viability and vitality (from
White/Zainasheff's "Yeast" boo...
Posted in thread: Washed some yeast, what can I use it on? on 04-19-2013 at 03:49 AM
nice buddy!Sorry man I didn't mean disrespect, just wasn't the most useful advise. Also that
name!?!? So off putting haha.