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Posted in thread: First batch of wine, yeast question on 09-22-2009 at 03:29 AM
One package of Premier Cuvee will do 6 gallon easily. In future you will knowGood to
Posted in thread: Flavoring Apfelwein on 09-22-2009 at 01:30 AM
I've been tempted to rack a gallon test batch onto a lb of raspberries then backsweeten. Sort
of like Woodchuck only with a little more kick and more raspberry flavor.Please explain how to
Posted in thread: First batch of wine, yeast question on 09-21-2009 at 11:13 PM
Hi all,I've posted some in the beer section but this past weekend I started my first batch of
wine. It is a Selection Chardonnay kit. My question has to do with the yeast. It came with only
one pack o...
Posted in thread: A question about the "mrmalty" calculator on 03-20-2009 at 02:35 AM
Thanks for the replies. Do most of you weigh your DME? The instructions given with the yeast
starter kit gives a volume (1/2 cup IIRC) to 650mL of water. What is the relationship then
between weight a...
Posted in thread: Malt liquor discussion and recipe thread. on 03-20-2009 at 01:55 AM
They don't sell it here on island, but back when I was living in the States, Steel Reserve 211
was one of my favorites. That was before I began to home brew. My taste buds have probably
Posted in thread: A question about the "mrmalty" calculator on 03-20-2009 at 01:26 AM
Sorry if this is a silly question but when using the liquid yeast tab on the Mr Malty Pitching
Rate Calculator, it gives a recommended #liters of starter required. Is this the volume of the
Posted in thread: Stuff in the bottom of my bottles???? on 03-17-2009 at 08:50 PM
Perhaps I am alone in this, but I fearlessly pour the entire contents into the glass. The
'trub' at the bottom is a little hors-d'oeuvre. I do notice however that about an hour after
consumption, I be...
Posted in thread: Yeast starter, no kreusen? on 03-17-2009 at 08:36 PM
I wash my own yeast and make starters from what I've harvested, How does one go about washing
yeast? I've heard about using the trub at the bottom of a carboy as a yeast cake and pitching
the new wort...
Posted in thread: Yeast starter, no kreusen? on 03-17-2009 at 02:06 AM
Ah yes, AFN. That's all we get out here. Not too bad of a price to pay considering all of the
other 'perks'. It kindof stunk not being able to see the commercials on Super Bowl Sunday.
Posted in thread: Yeast starter, no kreusen? on 03-17-2009 at 01:58 AM
Also, what in the world are you doing out on the Kwajalein Atoll? :drunk:Living on a tropical
island...what's not to like about that? Actually, there is a US Army base here with a bunch of