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    #3 Linda's GF Lemonade #1 - Bottled 3/12/11, #5 Linda's GF Cider #1 - Bottled 04/10/2011, #7 Linda's Hard Raspberry Lemonade #2 - Bottled 05/07/2011,

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  • Posted in thread: First Mead on 03-09-2012 at 03:20 AM
    This is for my wife who has Celiac and loves sweet booze drinks

  • Posted in thread: First Mead on 03-09-2012 at 02:27 AM
    One issue I may have is my Primary is a 1.75 gallon fermentor (1.5 gallon for use with .25 for
    head room)So I have to use a 1 gallon and a half gallon for secondary since I only have one of
    the 1.75 j...

  • Posted in thread: First Mead on 03-08-2012 at 07:47 PM
    So I was debating about adding puree of Blue-berry and Pomegranate fruit to the Mead when I
    made it.Do you think it will loose the fruitiness?I know the Raspberry Lemonade I made lost all
    the raspberr...

  • Posted in thread: First Mead on 03-08-2012 at 05:45 PM
    Ya, when I made hard Lemonade and hard cider using champagne yeast I got blow-out in my air
    lock. This yeast seems to me just as active but lower in the fermentor so the Krausen is not
    there like cham...

  • Posted in thread: First Mead on 03-08-2012 at 04:40 PM
    On March 4, 2012 I made up my first Mead, hoping will be done for X-mas 2012.Today Looking at
    this at 6am today it is steady small bubbles like a champagne glass with the bubbles rising all
    over the f...

  • Posted in thread: Doppelbock + Barley wine = Doppel Wine? on 03-02-2012 at 07:13 PM
    Why not use a lager yeast? If you like it you should start it in the next couple months so it's
    ready for christmas this year.Was worried about the ABV tolerance from the lager yeast. What I
    have avai...

  • Posted in thread: I'm looking for a good SMaSH recipe with light LME and cascade hops. on 03-02-2012 at 03:24 PM
    I did a nice "Lite" ale that I plan on making again for summer3.3# Golden light/Pale LME2.5oz
    Cascade Whole hops (one bag from co-worker)0.5oz cascade pellets (use up what I had left from
    another reci...

  • Posted in thread: Doppelbock + Barley wine = Doppel Wine? on 03-02-2012 at 03:12 PM
    One of my favorite beers is Barley wine, I also love Bock and Lager beers.I really would like
    to do a Barley wine that is more a German version not English or American style since I love
    the German ho...

  • Posted in thread: Gluten free vs normal... on 11-19-2011 at 10:18 PM
    I really like to use Lager yeast, the beer seems creamier and more like a real beer.Granted
    only made a few, but doing a Pils or Lager seems to work well with sorghgum (fermenting and
    conditioning bel...

  • Posted in thread: GF Orange Honey Ale - Shock Top Clone on 11-13-2011 at 05:17 AM
    I thought you should not use distilled water since it has nothing in it and the ferment process
    needs some minerals in the water?Filtered water is fine since is not 100% like distilled