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Posted in thread: Kolsch Dry Yeast on 06-24-2016 at 04:20 PM
Cool, thanks for the info GT
Posted in thread: Kolsch Dry Yeast on 06-22-2016 at 07:28 PM
Its damn near perfection in a glass, that's what it is. My 7th batch is in primary clearing up.
I'm having a really hard time not kegging it right now as summer just officially started. Maybe
Posted in thread: Rhubarb Wine - My First Attempt on 06-16-2016 at 04:28 PM
Yep gravity check is in order. I have been late in racking a few times because I was judging
based on visual activity. Definitely want to be in glass secondary to let it finish up to
minimize air expo...
Posted in thread: Rhubarb Wine on 06-14-2016 at 03:54 PM
I added 5 lbs of strawberries (frozen/thawed 3x) directly to start of primary for a 6 gallon
batch. Whatever I add in for alternative fruit, I remove an equal amount of rhubarb. The
strawberry flavor ...
Posted in thread: Rhubarb Wine - My First Attempt on 06-13-2016 at 01:45 PM
Sounds like all is well. Some sulphur smell is not that uncommon in wine/cider making. 77 is
probably fine for fermenting wine (upper end) Below 70 or so they are harder to start.
Posted in thread: Rhubarb Wine - My First Attempt on 06-09-2016 at 01:43 PM
I'm really thinking that this is going to be great for a summer night. It's been awfully warm
here in Montana the last few evenings, and I can only imagine how good this wine would be
sitting on the f...
Posted in thread: Rhubarb Wine - My First Attempt on 06-08-2016 at 08:16 PM
One trick I picked up from a local brew shop guy was to freeze/thaw the rhubarb 3x to make
sugar extraction easier. First year I tried that I ended up with a high ABV wine. So high that
the yeast went...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2016? on 06-08-2016 at 08:09 PM
10,183 + 6 gallons of Umlaut my Kölsch= 10,189
Posted in thread: Rhubarb Wine on 06-02-2016 at 01:15 PM
I'd stick to Yooper's recipe regarding rhubarb and sugar content per gallon. It flat out works.
Remember that Rhubarb wine is pretty acidic as it is (one of the reasons I like to back sweeten
with a l...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2016? on 05-16-2016 at 05:25 PM
8346 + 6 gallons Belgian Dark Strong = 8352