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  • Posted in thread: Ever infuse spirits yourself? on 08-20-2014 at 02:57 PM
    I've made a few infusions with fruit and rectified spirits (Everclear etc) and vodka, while
    trying to get back to my roots a bit. My family is Polish, and these are called "nalewka."My
    Dad told me a s...

  • Posted in thread: Can't put back valve on auto-siphon - help! on 06-28-2014 at 02:36 PM
    I will revive this old thread because I had my flapper valve pop off lat night while trying to
    clean a little stubborn trub from the inside. I plan to just place the flapper valve on top of
    the plunge...

  • Posted in thread: Simple Hefeweizen on 05-16-2014 at 02:24 PM
    Yeah, my OG was 1.045. I reckon yours was higher because of the extra DME? Does yeast tend to
    ferment to a certain level, or is it only able to do a certain amount. For example, if your OG
    was 1.051 a...

  • Posted in thread: 15 Minute Cascade Pale Ale on 05-13-2014 at 08:24 PM
    Just brewed this today! Fingers crossed it turns out well. Hoping to bump it up to a two gallon
    batch next time if it does.Sent from my iPhone using Home BrewLet me know what you think of it!
    Mine has...

  • Posted in thread: George Washington's Small Beer on 05-13-2014 at 05:46 PM
    Sitting drinking an uncarbed bottle from batch one thinking that actually it is very good,
    bubbles would help but thinking maybe I would try this again, although it hasn't cleared I
    think cold crashin...

  • Posted in thread: George Washington's Small Beer on 05-13-2014 at 05:44 PM
    So after letting half of the batch carbonate (I did a very light carbonation on it) and sit for
    a couple weeks, it's actually not all that bad. My seemingly extreme hops addition somehow
    ended up real...

  • Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 04-23-2014 at 11:34 PM
    I'm sampling some of this that I started in December. I didn't mess with it, except a few
    shaking attempts to get the fruit to fall, which only a few raisins did. I think this actually
    helped, as the ...

  • Posted in thread: 15 Minute Cascade Pale Ale on 04-20-2014 at 03:27 PM
    Hi,I brewed this beer last year and loved it! I have some hop left overs from my last brew:-
    Amarillo (2 oz)- Simcoe (2.5 oz)- Warrior (2.75 oz)Any suggestions on a good combination/scheme
    of the abov...

  • Posted in thread: 15 Minute Cascade Pale Ale on 04-20-2014 at 02:23 PM
    Upping it to an IIPA sounds great but I would be concerned with dms and maybe other issues with
    such a big beer and a short boil.It's been conditioning for a few weeks now in the bottle, and
    I had it ...

  • Posted in thread: Carbonation Drops vs. Priming Sugar... on 04-02-2014 at 06:05 PM
    I like to dial in the carbonation level, for example the carbonation level of an ale might not
    be what I want in a porter or stout. So mixing my own priming sugar is the way I like to go.For
    anything ...

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