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Posted in thread: Good Morning Magpie (Mulberry Mead w/ Coffee) on 07-15-2016 at 03:31 AM
I'll have to see if we can get that down here near Philly. Do you get any color contribution
from grinding? I didn't get any color from the whole beans which is nice. I entered my coffee
mead in a com...
Posted in thread: Good Morning Magpie (Mulberry Mead w/ Coffee) on 07-14-2016 at 01:51 AM
Did you use more coffee grinds for the cold brew? Or same amount you would with hot brewing?The
beans were in the keg for about a week. I just tasted it every day until it was a little more
than I wan...
Posted in thread: Good Morning Magpie (Mulberry Mead w/ Coffee) on 07-13-2016 at 07:15 PM
So are you brewing the coffee first, then adding it? I tried to "dry hop" a mead with 8oz of
whole beans. It tasted great at first, but the coffee is fading quickly.
Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 07-13-2016 at 06:35 PM
Meads tend to finish below a gravity of 1.000 unless the yeast craps out from being above its
alcohol tolerance. So yes, most commercial meaderies back sweeten. For example, Moonlight
Meadery tends to...
Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 07-06-2016 at 07:47 PM
Did you check the pH? I've had issues due to low pH. Using some potassium bicarbonate to raise
the pH did the trick for me.Edit: Sorry, I was replying to cosmo's fermentation issues
Posted in thread: Double Simcoe IPA Recipe on 03-27-2015 at 05:23 PM
BeerSmith is well worth the $25 or whatever and can scale it to any size for you :)Glad to hear
it went well! I'm brewing a Victory DirtWolf clone tomorrow. Only live about 30 mins from
Victory but it...
Posted in thread: Double Simcoe IPA Recipe on 03-25-2015 at 09:46 PM
brewing this up in a few hours when I get home from work any additional tips other than the
following?1. 60 Minute Mashing at 1532. 90 Minute Boil w/ OP Hop Addition Times & Corn Sugar
Addition at las...
Posted in thread: Double Simcoe IPA Recipe on 03-17-2015 at 09:35 PM
I'd go with 67-68F for this beer
Posted in thread: Whirlpooling technique on 02-03-2014 at 03:12 PM
Weezy, thanks for the reference. I have that issue of BYO but apparently I missed that article.
Since I don't have a thermometer on my brew kettle, I'm not sure how long it remains above 175.
So it se...
Posted in thread: Whirlpooling technique on 02-03-2014 at 11:27 AM
I just got a new 10 gallon system 2 months ago & I've been getting this bitterness that I just
don't like. I changed too many techniques at once when I transitioned to the new system so it's