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Posted in thread: Lots of Firsts this Weekend on 10-24-2016 at 07:32 PM
Well in a few batches you can upgrade to a cheap propane burner and a wort chiller. Congrats on
your weekend of firsts!! There will be many more for a few more batches.
Posted in thread: Super cheap mason jar vacuum sealing for hop storage on 10-22-2016 at 05:55 AM
374419Here is that same pump and those are adapters for mason jar lids, I found an article a
few years ago that showed using mason jars. I have been doing this for a few years now and
works great. Tha...
Posted in thread: Old keg, skunky beer, bad? on 10-22-2016 at 05:43 AM
I found a 15.5 gallon keg for $50. Seller just told me that there is some skunky beer left in
it. Is that going to be a problem if turning into a keggle? Will it be easy enough to clean it
Posted in thread: PLEASE let the Northern Brewer buy-out be a hoax! on 10-21-2016 at 02:53 AM
I saw this thread when it started and since I don't buy much from them i didn't really feel the
need to think too much about this but then I got an email about 14.92 kits and since I just
moved I thou...
Posted in thread: Sparkling Harvest Honey Mead/Cider on 10-15-2016 at 04:00 PM
Here is a video on how to do a mead and it could be ready by thanksgiving, I followed it and
had drinkable mead in 6 weeks but was really good after 6 mos. https://youtu.be/IwjAZI86bOoIf
your trying f...
Posted in thread: Trade a baby for brewing? on 10-08-2016 at 11:31 PM
I think having more kids is one of those things that you don't really know if it's what you
truly want until they are here and then it doesn't matter what your doubts were cause when they
are right in...
Posted in thread: I hate bottling... on 10-01-2016 at 05:58 AM
If you use a 18gallon bin it will fit 2+ cases of bottles to soak overnight for your batch.
Also I would recommend recruiting some help, when people would ask me if they can come over to
check out a b...
Posted in thread: Our first brew day! on 09-28-2016 at 07:03 AM
I don't think you have an issue with your first batch, if the Gravity was truly that high I
would let that one sit for another month before trying it again. This is the hardest part!
Being very excite...
Posted in thread: Cranberry Splash Cider on 09-27-2016 at 05:28 AM
You could just hear up the corn syrup and apple juice concentrate then right? I'm just trying
to simplify the process, I've made cider and mead and I haven't done it this way which is why I
asked the ...
Posted in thread: Cranberry Splash Cider on 09-27-2016 at 03:48 AM
Stovetop pasteurization- I mix them all in a pot, and bring it up to 160 F and hold it there
for a good ten minutes while monitoring the temp with a candy thermometer. After ten minutes I