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Posted in thread: SG for Port? on 10-09-2014 at 02:50 AM
I did not stop the wine in time and it fermented out so my only option is to back sweeten. per
your advise will probably use a juice. next time will be more vigilent with when to fortify and
Posted in thread: SG for Port? on 10-08-2014 at 10:02 AM
thank you this is what I thought but decided to check beofre the weekend when I commit myself.
as a brewer before wine I was going to use corn sugar but I have also read that grape juice and
Posted in thread: SG for Port? on 10-08-2014 at 02:36 AM
this might be a stupid question to ask now but hope somebody can help. I am making my first
true port and will be fortifying it soon. are there any general guidelines for back sweetening
the wine to a...
Posted in thread: Favorite Rye Whiskey on 03-28-2014 at 02:05 AM
Dad's Hat a western PA style rye distilled in a craft Eastern PA distillery in the tradition of
the old PA ryes. very goodKnob creek for an easy to find rye. read a lot about Angel Envy a
Posted in thread: Small Batch Fermentation Container on 12-18-2013 at 12:49 AM
3 gallon better bottles are great or this for 2.5 gallons brewdemon conical fermentor can be
pushed to 3 gallons but it is closethey are a little expensive but work great
Posted in thread: Shelf life of an open bag of hops on 10-05-2013 at 11:16 AM
So i am cleaning my beer fridge and have a giant bag of hops varying from 4 oz fuggles
purchased in 09 never opened to centennial 2 oz purchased in 11 resealed in the mylar. To a
scattering of 0.5 to ...
Posted in thread: Belgian golden ale with cocoa nibs on 09-30-2013 at 08:31 PM
How much of the chocolate came through on the one u had?just enough to give a light chocolate
pleasant aftertasteso will probably go with one oz in 2.5 gallonsas you said earlier I can
always add to ...
Posted in thread: Belgian golden ale with cocoa nibs on 09-30-2013 at 12:43 AM
it will be a golden chocolate ale will leave out the belgian. if its gold.
Posted in thread: Belgian golden ale with cocoa nibs on 09-29-2013 at 11:46 AM
had some brewed by someone else last year and was fantastichad asked twice for the recipe but
no go and I do not want to be a pest so am using Northern Brewers kit for the base I want a
little more th...
Posted in thread: Belgian golden ale with cocoa nibs on 09-28-2013 at 04:06 PM
am planning on a belgian golden ale with nibs in secondary for Christmas. it is a 2.5 Gallon
batch . I have 4 oz nibs but was thinking 2 oz. and save the other two for a stout or porter.
or would it b...