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Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Rye IPA on 08-15-2011 at 03:41 PM
Haha that is weird. Whats crazy is that I had all my grain measured out and put in my grinder,
when somehow the small table it is on tipped over, spilling my grain all over the floor.
Luckily my floor...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Rye IPA on 08-14-2011 at 09:40 PM
Brewed this today, smelled great going into the primary. Got better effciency than I expected
and ended up at 1.070. This was my first ever rye beer, looking forward to drinking it!
Posted in thread: Cherry wine help please on 08-14-2011 at 04:05 PM
The cherries were crushed thoroughly, and let to steep in their juice for a day, while a
campden tablet and pectic enzyme were added. Then we drained the bag, and put the bag into
another pot with 1/2...
Posted in thread: Cherry wine help please on 08-13-2011 at 08:32 PM
Well pitched the yeast this morning. The cherrys by themself yielded about 1.075 with about
1.5gals of juice. Where we went wrong though, was calculating the amount of sugar needed. We
added about 8 p...
Posted in thread: Cherry wine help please on 08-13-2011 at 03:29 AM
OK thanks, I will go a little lower ABV. Will back-sweetening it once I am about to bottle it
lessen the harshness?
Posted in thread: Cherry wine help please on 08-13-2011 at 12:15 AM
I will be adding sugar and water tommorow. I'm curious as well, a slight taste when chrushing
the cherries was SUPER sweet. Like sickly sweet. My guess of the OG without any sugar added
would be aroun...
Posted in thread: Cherry wine help please on 08-12-2011 at 09:43 PM
Hi, new to winemaking, been a homebrewer for about 3 years now.I just picked 25lbs of sweet
cherries (VERY sweet, almost black in color and oh so delicious) and was going to make some
wine with it. I ...
Posted in thread: harvest season is here, what are you making from fruit? :) on 08-12-2011 at 09:39 PM
Just picked 25lbs of cherries for some cherry wine
Posted in thread: Sewing hop bags on 08-09-2011 at 03:49 PM
For some reason my LHBS doesnt sell any hop bags besides those muslin ones. I don't like using
those ones much more than a couple times, and so I was thinking of replacements.Obviously I
could just or...
Posted in thread: Is this infected? on 07-13-2011 at 02:52 AM
Looks like leftover yeast rafts to me. Could be wrong though. I've never had yeast rafts hang
around for that longI hope its not infected, because I have some similar looking floaties in my
IPA thats ...