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Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 12-22-2013 at 04:10 PM
Yeah, one by one they fell into the neck and I reached in with my fingers and grabbed a bit of
rind with my fingers and worked them out one by one. *yuck*. Not the fun part of brewing. But
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 12-21-2013 at 10:52 PM
Mine tastes pretty good. Spicy; didn't expect that. But after 3 1/2 months mine is *nowhere*
near as clear as every-one elses. And I'm still unsure how to clean the swollen orange wedges
out of the ca...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 12-21-2013 at 10:48 PM
Wash orange well to remove any pesticides and slice in eights --add orange (you can push em
through opening big boy (emphasis mine) -- ...) In an amazing lack of foresight, it didn't
occur to me to as...
Posted in thread: All Grain questions on 11-25-2013 at 03:42 PM
However I have been wondering when I researched all grain why I couldn't just soak malts in my
brew kettle and go from there and not using malt extract?You need to convert the sugars in the
Posted in thread: Carbonating in bottle with sugar cubes? on 11-25-2013 at 03:28 PM
Well, I tried sugar cubes. I'll test them on thanksgiving.First thing... sugar cubes are too
big to fit into the neck of the bottles. Had to shove 'em in. Have to admit, not having to
prime was kind o...
Posted in thread: Two different packages of priming sugar! on 09-03-2013 at 01:16 AM
Ooh. ... I would have advised if the recipe didn't mention it, don't use it. But no harm in
adding it at the end of boil for an extra boost. What kind of beer was it and what was the
Posted in thread: Belgian Ale Kit Has No Grains on 09-03-2013 at 01:11 AM
The kit should come with an ingredients list. Specialty grains are not a requirement. What was
the name of the kit and where did you buy it from?What grains should there be? That's entirely
up to the ...
Posted in thread: Uping the anty on 09-02-2013 at 04:46 PM
Hi was wondering if anyone can help me. I'm brewing coopers draught and using brew enhancer 1
but want to make a batch of rocker fuel, possibly 8-9% lol??And your question is....?
Posted in thread: How much water to boil? on 08-30-2013 at 09:41 PM
Ah...That makes sense. I didn't understand the question. The answer is, with boil off it will
take an extra gallon or so more or less.
Posted in thread: How much water to boil? on 08-30-2013 at 07:19 PM
I think you missed the part where the OP wrote that he already had 5 gallons of water on hand
and asked how much additional water might be needed to compensate for boiloff.Umm.... I got
that but I thi...