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Posted in thread: freezing mead on 01-28-2013 at 01:52 PM
Never done one of my meads. Did brew an Eisbock last year-froze 25%. Resulted in a very tasty
10% ABV bock. Mouthfeel was a little thin- would try a ^ mash temp next time. Was supposed to
bring out mo...
Posted in thread: Yakima Valley hops on 12-01-2012 at 01:56 PM
I have bought ALOT of hops from them- never been disappointed!
Posted in thread: Making a glass carboy shatterproof? on 11-28-2012 at 05:24 PM
I use a cobination of web holders I made myself or the milk crate transport method. They are an
inherent danger, but for long term storage, nothin beats glass. Just a note to ponder.... My
LHBS had "t...
Posted in thread: Dec 21 2012 Who has Plans??? on 11-27-2012 at 12:51 PM
The wife and I plan to be on a beach in southern FL- I brewed an English Barleywine 2 yrs ago
for that date- plan to have a bottle with me that night..
Posted in thread: Natural Keg Carbing Advice on 11-09-2012 at 09:41 PM
I krausen some of my belgians in the keg for carbonation. I have used a cheap heating pad + a
folded towel under the keg to help keep warm in winter months that works well- of course, the
Posted in thread: Sulfur or Rotten Egg Aroma on 11-09-2012 at 09:37 PM
If you still have smell post transfer- if you keg, you can do a CO2 wash by flushing thru out
post and venting thru pop off valve. If u bottle, might have to let it set for awhile.... I
agree with abo...
Posted in thread: Belgian Brother Golden Strong on 11-09-2012 at 01:34 PM
Safale S-33 claims to be for belgians including trappist style. Not that I've ever used it.I
have used S-33 several times- would be good choice in dry yeast. Currently have a HopManna
clone and it fer...
Posted in thread: Frustrated. Need some encouragement... on 11-03-2012 at 02:39 PM
Problems bottle to bottle is a post fermentation problem- most likely. You said you pour
hydrometer sample back into fermenter. That's probably not a wise idea- with your small
batches, I would invest...
Posted in thread: Gusher Experience on 10-26-2012 at 11:58 AM
I have only done the dishwasher thing once, and produced a red ale with same characteristics. I
keg now, which is alot easier. When I do bottle, its high gravity beers. I take prewashed
bottles, run t...
Posted in thread: What's the highest abv I can reach? on 09-18-2012 at 04:28 PM
BTW- that was for an 11 gal batch!