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Posted in thread: Cloudy cider on 11-13-2009 at 06:50 PM
What was your starting gravity and what is it now?
Posted in thread: brahausjoe Chocolate Mead on 11-13-2009 at 06:37 PM
Checked today. Looks as though it has fermented out. Hydrometer reads 0.999! Very harsh alcohol
bite, very faint chocolate taste. OG was 1.121 per hydrometer. Want to transfer to secondary,
Posted in thread: Did I do something wrong or am I just impatient? on 10-28-2009 at 03:16 PM
hmmmI got slapped around a bit the last time I used the words, "kill" and "yeast" in the same
sentence.Fortunately for everyone, hightest and wayneb stepped in with good explanations of
Posted in thread: Question on aging mead on 10-19-2009 at 03:31 PM
Super tough call man.I think I tossed two sticks in mine and I don't especially like cloves so
I don't think I used any of that. If they smell potent to you now, they will be potent in the
mead. Just ...
Posted in thread: LHBS Pet Peeves on 10-16-2009 at 02:47 PM
We're blessed with having a few different shops to pick from and even more if I want to drive
far. Which I won't.My old store was great! The gang there would help with recipes. They've
moved on to oth...
Posted in thread: Scorching!! Agh help plz on 10-15-2009 at 09:45 PM
Cool thx for the advice, btw the style is a cocoa vanilla porter, I think between the vanilla,
cocoa, chocolate malt, and carafe I malts it wont be to noticable but who knows. Oh well live
Posted in thread: Scorching!! Agh help plz on 10-15-2009 at 07:55 PM
What style of beer did you make?It happened to me once but I was making a big porter. I
Posted in thread: Ultra Noob Airlock Question on 10-15-2009 at 07:53 PM
since you are all saying I should fill it with vodka would it be a problem to top it off with
vodka now after it was filled with water the first time?It is not a problem. Also you said
above that you ...
Posted in thread: Question on aging mead on 10-15-2009 at 02:56 PM
It is my opinion that 1 stick and 1 clover per gallon is way too much.Spices have the tendency
to get real heavy real fast.I have a Metheglin that I finally bottled just last weekend. It was
Posted in thread: Cheap way to sanitize wine thief? on 10-14-2009 at 09:10 PM
+1 on the spray bottle.However, why spray the inside? Are you putting back in what you just
took out? Not me. I drink it.I do it as well and always wondered why.