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Posted in thread: Wooden Barrels on 10-11-2011 at 06:31 PM
awesome. thanks for all the input.
Posted in thread: Wooden Barrels on 10-05-2011 at 05:22 PM
I'm not sure how much it matters, but some softwoods have resins that can have harsh flavors.
Another thing to watch out for is that some tress that come from orchards will soak up the
Posted in thread: Wooden Barrels on 10-05-2011 at 04:17 PM
Fruit wood seems like a good idea.I was going to use it for fermentation, secondary and aging.
Thanks for the input. We will test it with water first of course.
Posted in thread: Wooden Barrels on 10-04-2011 at 10:13 PM
A buddy of mine is interested in making some wooden barrels for his home and asked if I wanted
him to try and make one for fermentation.What woods would be interesting? I was thinking spruce
Posted in thread: Entered a beer at the County Fair on 09-19-2011 at 07:09 PM
I picked up my score sheets today, judged by two groups, similar comments. This is not a AHA
competition, but still graded within its fruit beer category.Aroma: 3 of 4 points, light,
Appearance: 2 of ...
Posted in thread: Entered a beer at the County Fair on 09-12-2011 at 04:07 PM
I don't know all the specifics of the score, but I have a second place ribbon. I'm super
stoked. I will have to wait until the fair is over to see the score sheet I suppose, so in a
couple weeks I'll ...
Posted in thread: Entered a beer at the County Fair on 08-09-2011 at 09:43 PM
Thanks! I will post up what the beer scores. I should know by the 9th of September. Paper work
had to be in by today, and beers dropped off at the LHBS on the 23rd - 25th of August.
Posted in thread: Entered a beer at the County Fair on 08-09-2011 at 07:45 PM
I entered it as a fruit beer. If I had entered it as a Kolsh, some poor judge might have a
heart attack and call Germany on me :D super excited, I don't know what to expect at all. I
plan on going to...
Posted in thread: Entered a beer at the County Fair on 08-09-2011 at 07:08 PM
I've been brewing for about three years, made some good beer, and a couple great beers and one
really crappy beer that I can't drink and I can't seem to bring myself to pour out.Anyway, I
made a beer,...
Posted in thread: Bottling Wine? on 06-15-2010 at 11:26 PM
I'm thinking about making some wine this summer. Can I bottle wine in 22oz beer bottles? Or do
they need to be corked bottles? I have a place to store them in the basement on their sides.