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Posted in thread: Gluten Free Wicked Messenger Wit on 01-06-2011 at 12:42 PM
Ahh - my apologies for not getting an update sooner! So, the beer has a pretty heavy citrus
taste, but steeping the quinoa pre-boil seems to help a bit with body and head retention
(though I read some...
Posted in thread: Gluten Free Wicked Messenger Wit on 12-21-2010 at 06:58 PM
Bottle carbing now...going to test it when I get back from Boston on the 29th...can't wait!!!
Posted in thread: Ruh roh! Too hot?! on 12-08-2010 at 12:01 AM
Just took a hydrometer reading of 1.024; which puts the ABV around 10.4%! w00t! Thanks
everyone!!! Any suggestions on how much longer to leave it in the carbouy?
Posted in thread: Gluten Free Wicked Messenger Wit on 12-04-2010 at 06:58 PM
w00t! Finally got all the ingredients together! Only subsitution we made was that we're using
grains of paradise instead of corriander because the GFGF doesn't dig on the corriander. Right
now, we're ...
Posted in thread: Ruh roh! Too hot?! on 11-26-2010 at 10:36 PM
Alright - well, I added 5t to the must and aerated Wednesday night. There is definitely some
activity now...and not the thick, slow bubbling that I noticed after the first week, but closer
to a slower...
Posted in thread: Ruh roh! Too hot?! on 11-23-2010 at 05:27 PM
I didn't give the yeast any nutrients or make any additions (only what I listed). I might be
able to test the pH, but not readily. But, I can get my hands on some of the yeast pretty
Posted in thread: Ruh roh! Too hot?! on 11-23-2010 at 01:03 PM
The gravity started at 1.098 (which is 1.102 corrected for 95F); last night it was 1.074 at
66F. At first, I saw bubbles coming up, but I haven't really seen them since (they were kind of
in this susp...
Posted in thread: Ruh roh! Too hot?! on 11-23-2010 at 01:12 AM
So, I took my first stab at making mead about a month ago...even found a local apiary and got
some good honey at a decent price. Recipe is as follows:10lbs Orange Blossom Honey5lbs Clover
Posted in thread: Gluten Free Wicked Messenger Wit on 11-18-2010 at 03:46 PM
Interesting; I think I might give roasting some quinoa a shot. I was reading up on malting it,
but that is a different process, right? To steep here, what I'm really looking for is something
Posted in thread: HBT Comp- Gluten Free Category on 11-18-2010 at 03:11 PM
Freakin' awesome! :rockin:I'm still a little green for GF-brewing, but great to hear!
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