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Posted in thread: Dogs on 01-15-2017 at 03:10 AM
From today's brew.. She gets a little scoop of spent grains every time I brew, and she loves
it. She's so smart, she knows when the sparge is almost finished, and she starts to beg for it
at that poin...
Posted in thread: The Great HBT Stogie Thread on 01-15-2017 at 03:05 AM
I had this little treat whilst brewing today. It turned out to be quite a nice little stick..
It was gifted to me by a good friend, Tony Casas who founded a cigar review site called
Posted in thread: Lebkuchen on 01-15-2017 at 02:59 AM
Bump for 2016.Hopefully I'll get to making the lebkuchen this weekend! Maybe I'll be able to
squeeze in the candied orange tonight.I guess I missed this post. Did you make them? My batch
this year was...
Posted in thread: Crooked bottle caps on 03-01-2016 at 01:37 AM
Well, did they seal well? I am having the same issue, but with sparkling wine!I re-capped them
all with different caps. I tossed the bag of caps in question, and I never had problems ever
Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 11-21-2015 at 05:13 AM
Sorry for the crap photo.... This isn't my mead. It is actually a Capsicumel with red chilli
from India that a good friend made. Very nice! Fresh honey in the aroma. The flavor is sweet
honey with ora...
Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 11-17-2015 at 02:50 AM
I'll play along.. 1.5 year old Blackberry Melomel.
Posted in thread: Fixing my apricot golden strong ale on 11-16-2015 at 09:53 PM
Yes. I suppose that's another option. It will leave me with a LOT of this particular beer.
Which is great if the beer is good. :-)It may not necessarily take a full 5 gallon batch
(assuming that is th...
Posted in thread: My first Cyser on 11-16-2015 at 02:30 AM
Should be tasty. I make a cyser every year with the Sparkling Pumpkin Cider from Aldi's... I
really just buy it for the cool fliptop bottles, but may as well do something with the cider.
Posted in thread: Fixing my apricot golden strong ale on 11-16-2015 at 02:24 AM
I think it would take a good amount of back sweetening to make that level of sourness go away.
Possibly another situation where the solution would be worse than the problem. Have you tried
Posted in thread: Screwed Up Fermentation? on 11-16-2015 at 01:56 AM
Yeah, it's in the beer. May or may not taste too good now. I just use dry airlocks when I crash
my better bottles. On my buckets, it isn't a problem, since the lids don't seal well.. I'm with