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Posted in thread: Common methods to raise the ABV on 10-18-2013 at 02:32 AM
D**N. I just reread your original post, and saw the mention of 'all grain'. So now I assume
when you mentioned 'Brewer's malt' you are talking grain? Post the recipe, and it will be
easier to help out...
Posted in thread: Common methods to raise the ABV on 10-18-2013 at 01:26 AM
Have to ask , how big of a batch are you planning? In a 5 gallon batch, 6lb LME by itself will
yield somewhere around 1.044 OG and 4.5% ABV, depending on the yeast. 12 lb LME will give you a
1.089 OG ...
Posted in thread: Common methods to raise the ABV on 10-17-2013 at 11:34 PM
All,Just as the subject states, I have an all grain recipe that I would like to raise the abc
slightly, from 4.00 to say 6-8 ABV. I used I brewmaster and from the new recipe I created, the
only way I ...
Posted in thread: Fruit flies on 10-16-2013 at 02:41 PM
I always add a handful to my fermenter before putting the airlock on. First, it will warn
others that certain doom is upon them for entering the fermenter, and second, it gives my beer
a smoother, mor...
Posted in thread: Fruit flies on 10-11-2013 at 08:57 PM
I get them all the time in my airlock when I ferment in my basement in summer. They are
attracted to co2 coming from the airlock. You would be surprised by how many we probably eat in
Posted in thread: Syracuse Area Brewers? on 10-11-2013 at 01:57 PM
Hello All,I am in Camillus, New York and looking for a good crowd to get together and brew
with.I have been brewing for a few years, mostly in the winter months and accrued several
recipes under my be...
Posted in thread: Fruit flies on 10-11-2013 at 12:55 PM
I'd like to add that I'm a sanitize FREAK, and I still had the problem. I have a fly trap too
but it's their decision to go to the ferm bucket or the trap, unfortunately.Lol, I'm probably
going to get...
Posted in thread: What are racking canes made up of? on 10-11-2013 at 05:24 AM
Is that just a check valve on the end of a hose, or is there more to it? Because if that's all
it is, I'd rather get a STAINLESS check valve, on a SILICONE hose. Then the only plastic
equipment I'd s...
Posted in thread: What are racking canes made up of? on 10-11-2013 at 04:46 AM
I have a friend that had one of them, we used it to transfer a batch to secondary. That thing,
brand new, would not keep the vacuum going and we wound up just using the hose. See if you can
Posted in thread: What are racking canes made up of? on 10-11-2013 at 04:43 AM
But your self an auto-siphon w/ a good length of flexible tubing. It'll save you time and make
racking much simpler! Worth every Penny.I have a friend that had one of them, we used it to
transfer a b...