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Posted in thread: I need a crash course in wine making... ASAP on 08-18-2007 at 01:07 PM
Will this get me there?1. pick grapes2. destem wash3. crush grapes put in bucket4. add campdem
tablets and yeast nutrient5. nextday add yeast and sugar(how much?)6. stir three times a day
for 4 days7....
Posted in thread: I need a crash course in wine making... ASAP on 08-18-2007 at 12:30 PM
I have a bunch of grapes ready to come off of a vine. White grapes. Can someone get me a step
my step, that will get me into the first carboy. FYI... grapes are my dads, he's gone on vaca
left no inst...
Posted in thread: When to take OG, when pitching on a yeast cake? on 06-24-2007 at 01:34 PM
2nd beer is fermenting, but thedeposit at the bottom of the carboy is almost an inch thick.
Should I swirl the stuff once in a while to get it in suspension.
Posted in thread: When to take OG, when pitching on a yeast cake? on 06-23-2007 at 05:42 PM
One more question, what about aerating the beer? Do I shake the sh*t out of it once everything
is in the carboy? Or whould I just wisk the boiled wort once it's hit 80F in the pots?
Posted in thread: When to take OG, when pitching on a yeast cake? on 06-23-2007 at 05:27 PM
I normally take my OG before I pitch my starter? I am pitching onto a yeast cake today, what is
the procedure.Fursther more what is the order of putting wort in the carboy? 2 gallons of
water, then wo...
Posted in thread: Too soon to bottle? on 06-16-2007 at 12:52 AM
I hace a Hefe in the primary. I wanted to bottle and brew another batch tomorrow. The airlock
has no activity, but there is still a very small layer of krausen. OG was 1.58, it's was at 1.2
Posted in thread: Hefe seems dark. on 06-12-2007 at 08:13 PM
The sample I used to get my OG, was pretty dark. Just looking for some guidance on future
brews.I used 5# wheat extract and 3# extra light.Boiled 3 gallons(split in two pots at 1.5
gallons each) with ...
Posted in thread: Hefe Starter has a weird smell? on 06-12-2007 at 08:10 PM
I agree, don't sweat it, yeast pee alcohol and fart co2, nasty when you think about it.Funny I
fart methane and piss fire...
Posted in thread: Did you all have a name for your "brewery" after one batch? on 06-11-2007 at 12:54 AM
Subteranean? kerouac fan?
Posted in thread: When to bottle a Hefe on 06-11-2007 at 12:52 AM
I believe the secondary is used more for clearing. I prefer my hefe to be cloudy, so i bottle
straight from the primary. Check you gravity a few days in a row to see if fermentation has
finished and y...