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Posted in thread: No Bubbles...NO problems! on 09-29-2016 at 04:28 PM
found the leak! The lid had a crack.
Posted in thread: Saison Spiced Cider on 09-25-2016 at 06:37 AM
Have you thought about trying it with an actual Saison yeast?LOL...Good point...I have been
thinking of using Danstar's Belle Saison or Fermentis' BE-256 Abbey Ale
Posted in thread: No Bubbles...NO problems! on 09-25-2016 at 06:25 AM
I am loving the responses...I think the most helpful is that O2 will effect my beer.I will
still come back to RDWHAHB and maybe fix the leak.
Posted in thread: No Bubbles...NO problems! on 09-23-2016 at 10:19 PM
I just thought I would share...I have been brewing for 5 years and never had a batch NOT
produce enough Co2 to make bubbles in the airlock...until my last batch. This was my second all
grain BIAB usin...
Posted in thread: Scorching, from what? on 05-19-2016 at 12:23 AM
Thanks for the replies.I am leaning towards the element being too hot when I put the LME in.
There was a part of the element that didn't have scorching on it. It was covered by the a 1" ID
Posted in thread: Scorching, from what? on 05-18-2016 at 06:59 AM
So I brewed my first batch with my 2000W/120v set up. It's just a basic set up that I made to
get the E-kettle process started. I drilled a one inch hole in the side of my 7.5 gallon
aluminum brew pot...
Posted in thread: Peppered Strawberry Cider on 03-15-2016 at 03:30 AM
This sounds interesting...I think you are on the right track. In my experience flavors go a lot
farther in a cider since the flavor of ciders are not as strong as beers. I would speculate
that the pep...
Posted in thread: Whisky and Oak for cider on 03-15-2016 at 02:48 AM
What kind of experiences are out there with using oak and/or whisky in the secondary for a
cider?I am thinking of going the Graham's English Cider, I feel that the acid and tannins would
pare well wit...
Posted in thread: Minimum Diastatic Power Reference on 12-26-2015 at 10:43 PM
I have spent a few hours looking for a scientific reference on the minimum diastatic power
needed for conversion of starches. There is a reference on Wikipedia that says 35 degrees
lintner is needed f...
Posted in thread: Dry-hopped cider on saison yeast on 09-23-2015 at 12:07 AM
So I ended up pitching 3 gallons of Honeycrisp; 2 gal. 3 apple blend and 1 gal. mango nectar. I
pitched on top of my traditional non-spiced saison yeast cake (belle Sasion) that had sterling