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Posted in thread: Western Wisconsin Brewery/Brewpub Recommendations? on 08-24-2016 at 02:07 AM
we're skipping Madison (and New Glarus) this trip, so it's on the list for next time.Right now
we're thinking Eau Claire, after a stop in Wausau for one day/night to stock up at the Asian
markets and ...
Posted in thread: Turbo Cider Changed Colour on 08-24-2016 at 02:01 AM
Time changes the pigment in wine in my experience- bright pink fruits drop color and will be
golden in color after the sediment drops out. I've never experienced that with cider but I've
never added b...
Posted in thread: Bottling with champagne yeast on 08-24-2016 at 01:54 AM
I have some of the fast pitch yeast starter, would that work?I'm sorry, I have no idea what
that is. I use sugar, water, and dry champagne yeast that is 79 cents. I don't know of any
product that repl...
Posted in thread: Coopers Lager, Smells Funny and Tastes Vile on 08-24-2016 at 01:33 AM
In my experience, your results with the Cooper "lagers" is typical. I never once made a
drinkable beer with one of those kits, or with their yeast. I quit brewing a long time because
I thought that I ...
Posted in thread: beer in keg taste flat on 08-24-2016 at 01:11 AM
One of my keg i used priming sugar but i added the keg in the fridge so that is my first
problem there. And yes after 2 week i added under co2 at serving pressureOk, in order for 10
psi to be right fo...
Posted in thread: alcohol content question on 08-23-2016 at 11:01 PM
Just out of curiosity, how much did you use for how big of a batch? I'm working on some cider
now, same yeast and very close SG. My Gravity reading was 0.994 after 6days in primary. That
stuff is craz...
Posted in thread: Post your weight gain on 08-23-2016 at 12:47 PM
I was in the middle of grad school when I started. Weight has dropped steadily with the
reduction in stress and more time to eat better.With a handle like "bruteforce", I don't
exactly see you as a sk...
Posted in thread: Bottling with champagne yeast on 08-23-2016 at 12:43 PM
The easy way is to make your priming solution, cool it, and stir in a package of champagne
yeast. The packages are 6 grams, I believe. Then rack the beer into it and bottle.The idea is
that champagne ...
Posted in thread: Where in the world is EdWort? on 08-23-2016 at 02:14 AM
I was in Bee Cave last spring, and I suddenly pulled out my phone and didn't have his number,
just an email. Darn it. Next time, I need to plan in advance!
Posted in thread: Western Wisconsin Brewery/Brewpub Recommendations? on 08-23-2016 at 02:12 AM
We want to do a 3 day (ish) road trip next month. I am familiar with Milwaukee area brewing
"things" but we are thinking about going a bit west and going to places like Pearl Street.Do
you have any re...