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Posted in thread: Lookin' to get a close recipe to Red Oak on 01-31-2012 at 04:04 AM
Thanks for the suggestion - tried it and liked it. Perhaps even better than Red Oak, but it's
been a while since i had one.
Posted in thread: Lookin' to get a close recipe to Red Oak on 12-30-2011 at 05:54 PM
I'm not really a beer fan (joined while trying to make cider), but Red Oak is about the only
beer I've ever tried that I really liked. I'm just a stones throw away now, and even a couple
towns over it...
Posted in thread: Blackberry Wine: Any Good? on 08-27-2009 at 01:00 AM
Never made it myself, but maaaaan I love Blackberry wine. Stuff is dangerous, sweet, blackberry
and almost no alcohol bite to the stuff I tried. (Duplin - it's 100% blackberry, not blackberry
Posted in thread: Cider First taste.... not bad (white wine flavor) on 08-20-2009 at 01:00 AM
Saw another thread mention elevated fermentation temps were connected with esthers & fruity
flavor (in beer, not desirable). What about fermenting cider warm? Any experience with that?
Posted in thread: Questions about "Growing" your Own Beer. on 08-16-2009 at 11:47 PM
I live in a farming community. That looks too much like real work for a hobby.
Posted in thread: Swedish n00b on 08-16-2009 at 08:31 PM
Yeah - the distribution of alcohol when I was in Sweden surprised me - for a country that's
fairly liberal about alcohol, it sure was hard to find any. Here in NC you can buy beer & wine
at the grocer...
Posted in thread: Cider First taste.... not bad (white wine flavor) on 08-15-2009 at 02:53 PM
Sparge? whats this? I'm not set up for making beer. Graff will have to wait until I can spend
money on equipment I guess.
Posted in thread: Cider First taste.... not bad (white wine flavor) on 08-14-2009 at 01:54 AM
Ok - tomorrow is another trip to the homebrew store for an autosiphon. Tried to be delicate but
just made a mess. If it doesn't get infected it will be because of the yeasts and not from my
Posted in thread: Ants-elwein on 08-13-2009 at 09:33 PM
Does it need to be in a pentagram or will a circle do?
Posted in thread: Ants-elwein on 08-13-2009 at 11:06 AM
The chalk line sounds almost like vodoo, but it does make sense. The bring back baits work
wonders too. Kills the whole colony.