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Posted in thread: Oktobersomething--what would you call this and what do you think? on 08-27-2013 at 07:04 PM
If you're starting a lager now, maybe you ought to call it a Novemberfest :DThis is a good
point. Ale yeast it is. I think I can lager without much trouble, but I'll try it on something
else.The real ...
Posted in thread: Oktobersomething--what would you call this and what do you think? on 08-27-2013 at 03:35 AM
I have two goals with this next brew 1) to make something like an Oktoberfest and 2) to use
some ingredients I already have, which I recognize will take it somewhat away from true
Oktoberfest style. I...
Posted in thread: Seal and airlock during primary? on 12-06-2012 at 08:10 PM
Obviously we do this for beer, but I read about a lot of folks that just cover their wine
during primary and don't seal and airlock until secondary. Any opinions or real reasons to do
it one way or an...
Posted in thread: Texas fresh juice supplier? on 12-05-2012 at 06:51 PM
I've been making beer a while, and just bottled my first kit wine, a merlot. Four more (yes 4!)
are fermenting or aging right now, and I'm thinking about trying my hand at something non-kit.
Posted in thread: a veritable zymurgical orgy on 12-01-2012 at 02:30 AM
Tonight was a good night. Between my wife and I:Bottled:5 gal EdWort's Apfelwein4 of 6 gal
Merlot wine (2 gal more transferred to carboys to age on oak cubes)Started:3 gal port wine6 gal
Red Mountain ...
Posted in thread: modifying brewers best american cream ale on 11-30-2012 at 03:49 PM
What was your final gravity? I did not find it to be overly sweet.I didn't measure. I let it
sit in primary for a week and secondary for another 10 days or so, but had to bottle in time to
take to the...
Posted in thread: modifying brewers best american cream ale on 11-29-2012 at 01:17 AM
I just did this one according to the directions. It sucked. I didn't mess it up, it's just too
sweet. In hindsight, I'd add some biscuit malt for flavor and maybe some rice solids to thin it
out a bit...
Posted in thread: Bad smell and taste in wine help! on 11-29-2012 at 01:11 AM
Even old clean sanitized copper pennies, five or six work great, I think pre70 is okay, but
you may want to confirm when copper pennies became primarily zinc.Pre-1982 and about half of
1983 pennies w...
Posted in thread: safale no. 5 on 11-26-2012 at 09:31 PM
also, is it pronounced "safe ale", "sah fah lee", or what?I've wondered the same thing. Anyone?
Posted in thread: Sparkling Peach White Wine, Great Recipe on 11-12-2012 at 06:32 PM
Going to try to convince SWMBO to try this soonest!