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Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 12-13-2014 at 05:52 AM
I've known several Brewers and Brewsters. There's a town and school called Brewer not far from
here...it really isn't an uncommon name since brewing was a significant trade when surnames
Posted in thread: The hopefully not obnoxious wood fired brick oven build thread on 12-04-2014 at 05:52 AM
Has code enforcement required this thing to be demolished yet?Sent from my iPhone using Home
Posted in thread: Who's smoking meat this weekend? on 11-28-2014 at 03:14 PM
I hate turkey. I do love bacon. And pork tenderloin.238640Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: The hopefully not obnoxious wood fired brick oven build thread on 11-13-2014 at 02:55 AM
I have no idea what the gauge is. To be honest, I didn't know there where different gauges. I
just grabbed a bunch of pieces off the pile at Lowes based on what would give me the least
waste. I didn't...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 10-13-2014 at 07:19 AM
Yeah this. I've never made any wine but my brother has been making it for a few years and he
says degassing is a normal step in winemaking. They actually sell a tool called a degasser. For
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 10-12-2014 at 08:44 PM
By stirring it after sitting in the primary/secondary where it's been fermenting, aren't you
going to allow too much oxygen into the beer (Oxydization?)? That seems counter-intuitive to
me. I'd prime ...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 10-12-2014 at 02:00 AM
Well, in this case, bottling it seemed to degas it enough. I opened one last night and there
was hardly a hiss and zero carbonation. Had it been in primary for a shorter time, though, I'm
not so sure....
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 10-12-2014 at 01:43 AM
Check with Pappers - he's got a thread here about stovetop pasteurizing homebrew cider .... He
can surely help you with some answers, I'd think.Sounds like you're getting a sparkling wine
.... If that...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 10-11-2014 at 06:29 AM
I couldn't take the risk...I've never had a bottle bomb and I don't intend to. So I popped the
caps and poured everything out.Ok just kidding...I popped one of the caps and there was no
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 10-11-2014 at 01:45 AM
It's your first batch. There have been a number of people respond to the thread who have done
it before, and they've completely passed over what could be a potentially dangerous situation.
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