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Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 12-13-2013 at 01:57 AM
So I just harvested the results of 5 lbs of dry Jasmine rice that I inoculated with one package
of vietnamese yeast balls and about a cup of RYR that I soaked in warm water for about an hour
or so. It...
Posted in thread: Other grains? on 11-20-2013 at 04:27 AM
So reading through the Trad Rice wine thread above I was blown away by how simple the method
is. I started reading wikipedia to learn more about Red yeast rice and koji, etc. Anyway, the
article on Ch...
Posted in thread: Marzipan aroma? on 10-31-2013 at 06:40 PM
I'm Alive! Takes more than a little cyanide to kill me.
Posted in thread: Marzipan aroma? on 10-30-2013 at 06:21 AM
So... I'm drinking my first taste of most recent cider and there's a distinct almond/marzipan
aroma that while pleasant is pretty unexpected. My process was pretty simple: 4 gallons of
Motts apple jui...
Posted in thread: Bacillus Coagulans selective media? on 08-09-2013 at 11:57 PM
So GTs has Bacillus Coagulans and Saccaromyces Boulardii in it, and I want to selectively
culture the BC - does anyone know if BC can eat Maltodextrin? I use a maltodextrin starter to
culture Brett ou...
Posted in thread: Hops in Missouri on 01-28-2013 at 05:12 AM
I've been growing Cascade, Chinook, Glacier, Centennial and some unknown hop in containers for
about 3 years just over the border in Kansas. Our zone isn't a problem at all, Hops are hardy
to zone 3 a...
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 12-30-2012 at 04:27 PM
The raspberry and Lindeman's Cassis (blueberry) I am planning on using in two recipes I am
developing called "Framboozle" and "Cascetious".Not to nit-pick but Cassis means black currant,
Posted in thread: Did I make an O'Doul's style dopplebock? on 12-20-2012 at 10:21 PM
It's a Christmas Miracle? Or a sign of God's Wrath, he's taken away the gift of fermentation
prior to the coming judgement. If it's even higher tomorrow, we'll know. ( A temp change could
account for ...
Posted in thread: Teamaker Hops in Lambic? on 12-05-2012 at 08:58 PM
So I was just reading about the Teamaker hop, a super low alpha, high beta acid hop bred for
the tea/herbalist market. (Rhizomes are available!) That sounds a lot like the profile for aged
Posted in thread: Not a fan or Willamette in gluten free on 12-05-2012 at 08:50 PM
Well, I don't mean to say that Willamette is gross in all applications, I don't care for it,
but lots of professional breweries use it (because it's cheap) It's derived from Fuggle, which
I think has ...