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Posted in thread: My cider tastes like bad wine.... on 09-26-2015 at 04:01 PM
As many others have said, you can have a good cider in a short period of time... but "short" is
also relative. You cannot have a good cider at just 10 days. The last cider I made I didn't
drink until ...
Posted in thread: Yikes! What's going on with my mead?! on 09-14-2015 at 03:53 AM
Look around, someone wrote an article about sour meads on this forum, enticed me.:DI would
definitely buy a bottle of sour mead, but I don't think I'd want to try making one before
trying it out (espe...
Posted in thread: Yikes! What's going on with my mead?! on 09-14-2015 at 03:49 AM
Long after fermentation is complete, there is residual CO2 trapped in the mead. Adding oak
provide numerous nucleation points for the CO2 to go back to gas which leads to pressure build
up. This is on...
Posted in thread: Yikes! What's going on with my mead?! on 09-14-2015 at 01:27 AM
I would put an airlock back on it and keep an eye on it.A sour mead is on my radar, time will
tell;)Although I absolute adore sour beers, I'm not sure how I feel about a sour mead.I'll
leave it as-is ...
Posted in thread: Yikes! What's going on with my mead?! on 09-14-2015 at 01:19 AM
Are you stopping it completely with a rubber bung or do you have it under an airlock?Stopping
it completely with a rubber bung. I stopped using the airlock about 2 and a half months ago.Did
Posted in thread: Yikes! What's going on with my mead?! on 09-13-2015 at 11:29 PM
So I racked my orange blossom mead to tertiary a couple days ago and added 1 ounce of French
oak cubes. Fermentation on my mead finished after 2 weeks (at a final gravity of 0.995) and
there has been ...
Posted in thread: First IPA.. Very Cloudy/Hazy on 09-13-2015 at 12:16 AM
Every beer I have ever dry hopped has been at least somewhat cloudy. I recently made a double
IPA (possibly a triple IPA?) that I dry hopped. It tastes amazing, but it's pretty cloudy. I've
Posted in thread: Too hot to brew? on 09-12-2015 at 11:46 PM
I can totally identify with the OP (I live in the same area).I brewed a few days ago when it
got up to 100 degrees. I sweat A LOT, so I have to be careful not to sweat into my brew kettle
(not that it...
Posted in thread: Heingunitas? Laneken? on 09-11-2015 at 08:24 PM
Lagunitas is among my top 10 favorite craft breweries, and I have never really liked Heineken,
but I personally can't fault them for doing this. If this were a complete buy-out, then I would
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 09-11-2015 at 08:20 PM
+5.5 gallons of my "breakfast brown ale" = 19,302.5