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Posted in thread: Who here has made a home brew with maple syrup? Advice? Lessons learned? on 05-07-2014 at 09:24 PM
kill the yeast via Campden tabs after your beer is fermented out. Mix in desired level of
Maple, and keg. You wont lose the flavor due to fermentation. easy.
Posted in thread: Cranberry Wine on 12-30-2013 at 02:16 PM
Rambunctious - Funny to hear you say you are going for Coopers Hawk Cranberry wine......thats
why i loggedo n today. Ive been brewing for 10 years abut havent made a wine.My wife loves the
Posted in thread: Southern Tier Pumking Clone?? on 10-02-2013 at 07:21 PM
There is pumpkin pie extract in pumpking, dont believe me. I am using it in gdlaws recipe with
great results and my local brewery is now using it. If you knew their exact grain bill/ mash
Posted in thread: 1 yr old still cider carbed in the bottle? on 10-02-2013 at 02:49 PM
I made 5 gals of cider with fresh pasteurized cider from a local farm last September. Put it in
a carboy with 2lbs sugar dissolved, and topped it with a packet of cote du blancs yeast. It
Posted in thread: 5 Day Sweet Country Cider on 09-26-2013 at 08:21 PM
I made a batch of this last year and still have a case left, it's better and less tart with
age. Just fyi. If you're going to make something to age, though, make some apflwein with cote
de blucs yeast...
Posted in thread: Southern Tier Pumking Clone?? on 09-26-2013 at 08:12 PM
Wish I would have realized this beforehand :(You'll probly end up with a good beer, but it
won't be as close to pumking as you'd like. Been there. Here's the deal, I've done alot of
pumkins and I wish...
Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 09-26-2013 at 08:00 PM
I bottled this today with a little extra coffee and it seemed a little too bitter... will this
mellow in the bottle after a month or so?It'll mellow out big time with age...if your OG came
in above 80...
Posted in thread: Fermentis dry yeast users on 09-24-2013 at 08:06 PM
Follow me with this.10^0 = 1.6 x 10^0 = 6.A 6 with 0 zero's after it.6 x 10^1 = 60.A 6 with 1
zero after it.So 6 x 10^9 would be a 6 with 9 zeros after it.That's 6 billion.I don't know how
to make thi...
Posted in thread: Southern Tier Pumking Clone?? on 09-24-2013 at 07:43 PM
After years of making Pumkin ales i strongly urge you to not add the spices the last 5,
fermentation is really going to alter their purpose. (they'll taste slighlty different and be
less potent).Add t...
Posted in thread: Rapture Russian Imperial Stout on 09-24-2013 at 06:00 PM
FYI an easy alternative yeast option is using 2 packets of 04 - It finishes sweet and works
fast and clean in big stouts. I've had alot of success with it, more so than 05 in this style.