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  • brewing,fishing,gardening
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  • Cannon morgan
  • AHA
  • Got into brewing about a year ago, finally got around to getting a kit. Currently set up for 5 gal batches, am building 3 tier system that will handle 10+ gal sessions. Started out with C Papazian , TCJOHB, and twisted tweaked evolved from therern. 3 tier all set up,brew outdoors for lack of space in house. Culture yeast in house .
  • whatever calls to me!
  • Blueberry Sparkling Mead, IPA,Oaked IPA
  • Kolsch
  • Kolsch,Strangebrew IPA
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  • Posted in thread: Blueberry Melomel on 05-31-2013 at 08:32 AM
    Those bottles worked out nicely. There was great acclaim and calls for more mead from all who
    tried it. I have since done another batch that I increased the honey to 10# , and maintained
    the 3# of blu...

  • Posted in thread: Blueberry Melomel on 02-09-2013 at 03:34 PM
    Caution with these bottles , Ive had one that popped . So I would recommend them for still mead
    only. After the one popped I released some pressure from the others.

  • Posted in thread: Blueberry Melomel on 01-24-2013 at 03:06 AM
    Cost Plus has them listed as " glass bottle with clamp stopper"

  • Posted in thread: Blueberry Melomel on 01-24-2013 at 02:58 AM
    I found the flasks at Cost Plus World Market, they have them available online as well. As too
    how long until the sparking melomel will be at its peak,according to the Home Brewers Companion
    it will be...

  • Posted in thread: Blueberry Melomel on 01-23-2013 at 12:03 AM
    I too was surprised by how fast it finished. By the time I bottled there hadn't been any
    positive pressure in the airlock for a week and a half. Hydrometer readings remained stable for
    that time. I th...

  • Posted in thread: Blueberry Melomel on 01-21-2013 at 04:03 PM
    My first attempt at a sparkling melomel. Brewed with 7.5# clover honey, 3# blueberry puree ,
    used dried pastuer champagne yeast. This is primarily for my wife aa she is not into beer. The
    OG was 1.053...

  • Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 10-28-2011 at 03:26 PM
    First shot at a Oaked IPA