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Posted in thread: Chancellor Grape Variety on 09-11-2012 at 09:22 PM
What recipe did you use, esarkipato? I'm getting 70 lbs of Chancellors on Saturday, but I can't
find much recipe-wise. Also, any ideas on cutting down on the sulphur production?
Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 05-26-2011 at 11:17 AM
I could use one of these!
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Mead on 06-22-2009 at 04:51 PM
Rack again onto 1 lb of buckwheat honey I have a question about this. I assume I'm just adding
1 lb of Buckwheat honey to the carboy when I rack the mead. However, the recipe calls for a
total of 2 l...
Posted in thread: Hard Cider - To heat or not to heat, that is the question. on 02-22-2009 at 06:33 PM
Thanks all. That's helpful. I've heard all sorts of opinions. What I was looking for was the
"why" of heating vs. pasteurization.
Posted in thread: Hard Cider - To heat or not to heat, that is the question. on 02-19-2009 at 07:25 PM
I'm making a batch of hard cider from juice that was pressed locally and frozen, but never
pasteurized. I want to hear what people think about Camden tablets vs. pasteurizing (160
degrees for 15 mins ...
Posted in thread: when are hops/grain too old? on 07-05-2008 at 10:47 PM
Thanks for the input. I ended up tasting a bunch of my old grain. Some of it was VERY dry and
bland, even though it was a chocolate malt. I'm assuming that because it was missing the
bitterness I expe...
Posted in thread: 5 gal. or 3 gal. boil better? on 07-04-2008 at 09:58 PM
Thanks all. I'm going to get supplies tomorrow. So, I'll try teh 5 gal and see what happens!
Posted in thread: 5 gal. or 3 gal. boil better? on 07-04-2008 at 01:28 PM
I have a chiller and I've never used a kit, so sounds like the consensus is 5 gal. boil, huh?
Posted in thread: when are hops/grain too old? on 07-04-2008 at 03:02 AM
I extract brew with specialty grains and I have a tendency to save all my extras. Is there any
way to tell if grain or hops are too old? I always seal them well and put them in the
fridge/freezer, I j...
Posted in thread: 5 gal. or 3 gal. boil better? on 07-04-2008 at 02:58 AM
I recently purchased a 36 qt. aluminum turkey fryer. So, I have enough room to boil all 5
gallons of wort. Is it better to boil all 5 gallons or boil only 3 and add water at the end?