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Posted in thread: kettle size for 3 gallon batches on 05-22-2016 at 09:21 PM
i have 8 gallon but sometimes find myself wanting a 10. An occassional 90 minute boil and a
once in a while 6 gallon batch (to split into 2 kegs) makes that happen. I never thought I
would do a double...
Posted in thread: Rush a Saison? on 05-22-2016 at 07:04 PM
I brewed a Saison a week ago today with wyeast 3724. OG - 1.048. I kept the temp at 90. I
checked the FG on Friday and it was already 1.008 (recipe predicted 1.013) so I cut the heat
off and it is now...
Posted in thread: anything wrong with putting fruit in primary? on 05-17-2016 at 05:22 PM
I recently tried Ponce, and World Beer Cup Gold medal winning Saison from Quest Brewery in SC
and I fell in love. So much so that I immediately went to LHBS to get the ingredients. Anyway,
I will be a...
Posted in thread: Kegged beer question on 05-08-2016 at 10:19 PM
I made a stout that I wanted to age until August but company came and I went ahead and tapped
it early. There is over half of it left in a 3 gallon keg. If I just shut the CO2 off and close
the valve ...
Posted in thread: bourbon that had oak cubes in it on 04-20-2016 at 05:11 PM
I soaked some oak cubes in bourbon 1.5 yrs ago and ended up with some leftover bourbon. The
cubes sat in it for probably couple a months. I assume I could just use this for my next
bourbon barrel aged...
Posted in thread: Mixed-Berry on 04-13-2016 at 04:16 PM
~~Ingredients~~10# Sugar2 cans cherry pie filling1 can blueberry pie filling4 containers frozen
grape concentrate1 gal cranberry juice1/2 tbls nutrient1/2 tbls energizer1 tbls pectic
Posted in thread: I would like advice using Nelson Sauvin hops on 04-11-2016 at 11:54 AM
this is what i ended up doing for 3.5 gallons...3.5# vienna.5 sugar.5 c60.5oz NS @ 30.5 @ 202 @
10around 4% ABV and 70 IBUgonna DH with 1oz in the kegused 1056 yeasti'll find out what i got
in a few w...
Posted in thread: Reusing old bottles on 04-09-2016 at 04:45 PM
a word of caution...if you keep reusing bottles the neck will eventually break. I even have a
bench capper and had one break while opening. I have no idea how many times that particular
bottle had bee...
Posted in thread: I would like advice using Nelson Sauvin hops on 04-09-2016 at 04:39 PM
I have read that NS is an interesting hop that can mimic a white wine. I have used them before
but I also had some Galaxy in the mix and don't recall any white wine flavor. That beer was a
4%ABV made ...
Posted in thread: refractometer on 04-07-2016 at 06:10 PM
i regularly use a refractometer when making beer and i have just recently started making wine.
The meter is pretty accurate with beer but I am not sure of the readings i get with wine. The
last batch ...