Last Activity:07-23-2012 10:03 AM
Posted in thread: SG question on 05-05-2012 at 01:39 AM
Making hard lemonade. OG was 1.09. Just took a reading and it was originally 1.04. A few
minutes later, the reading was 1.045, then 1.05. Why is this happening? Is that normal? Should
I take the first...
Posted in thread: Scottish Ale - questions on 04-18-2012 at 01:02 AM
3.3 Amber LME1 Amber DME4 oz Caramel grain4 oz smoked grain4 oz choc grain1 oz roasted barley.5
oz bittering hops.5 oz aroma hops
Posted in thread: Scottish Ale - questions on 04-17-2012 at 09:19 PM
I bought a kit to make Scottish ale. FG as-is comes in at just under 4. I would like to kick it
up to 5. I am assuming that I only need to add some fermentable sugar to the mix. About how
much would I...
Posted in thread: Lemonade on 03-23-2012 at 09:39 PM
Making a hard raspberry lemonade and want to add a hint of basil flavor. Best way to do that?
When to add?
Posted in thread: Help!!! on 03-23-2012 at 08:25 PM
These are some great ideas. How/where do you get the favors to do this? I would imagine you
would have to make a 'tea' of sorts to flavor as to not cloud the wine.
Posted in thread: Help!!! on 02-16-2012 at 07:16 PM
I am thinking about doing something other than fruits. Maybe like rosemary or basil - just a
hint. Maybe another spice or herb. It's for an Italian Fest contest an I want it to stand out.
I started a ...
Posted in thread: Help!!! on 02-10-2012 at 02:21 PM
Here is the scoop. The Italian Festival in Memphis is a huge deal and it's hard to get on teams
and into booths. Friends of friends heard I make wine and beer and they asked me to be on their
Posted in thread: Hard Lemonade on 07-13-2011 at 04:48 PM
I've got 5 gallons that is ready to bottle. I want to carbonate it (bottle conditioning). Can I
use table sugar for the primer sugar and how much should I use?
Posted in thread: Hard Raspberry Lemonade on 07-01-2011 at 07:23 PM
Have decided to carbonate this. Can I use regular table sugar for the priming sugar? If so, how
much would recommend for gallons of lemonade?
Posted in thread: Hard Raspberry Lemonade on 06-27-2011 at 04:01 PM
Still fermenting nicely. Ended up being a seal issue. 1.085 OG. Gravity on 6/23, 1.070. Gravity
6/26, 1.055. Still debating on whether to carbonate or not - maybe 1/2 and 1/2. Using a priming