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Forum: Mead Forum 09-01-2011, 09:02 PM
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Posted By tenchu_11
Aging mead air lock was dry

So i had my mead aging in the secondary for 5 months or so and I haven't checked on it for about 2 weeks since i've been out of town. I checked on it yesturday when i bottled all 6 gallons of it and...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-08-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By tenchu_11
...i read the description to the California...

...i read the description to the California common beer
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/wiki/index.php/Steam_Beer

is it actually crisp and light...pseudo lager...kinda like a kolsch/lager?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-08-2011, 05:41 AM
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Posted By tenchu_11
Fermenting Lagers warm..what would happen?

I only brew ales because i'm afraid of the "difficulties" of laggering. My fermentation area has an ambient room temp of 74F and the floor is usually 62F during the days and 50Fs at night . I'm...
Forum: Mead Forum 05-09-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By tenchu_11
Lavin D-47 great simple dry yeast nice chardenney...

Lavin D-47 great simple dry yeast nice chardenney hint to it...good for something light like meads
Forum: Mead Forum 05-09-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,943
Posted By tenchu_11
clarifying/filtering mead

I've had some habiscus, cinemon & dried orange peel mead fermenting for 2 weeks. Everytime i open the bucket it seems clear until i get some out with my wine theif only to find it cloudy. Most of the...
Forum: Mead Forum 03-08-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,091
Posted By tenchu_11
First flavored mead any tips welcomed.

I live in Alaska so honey is expensive. I managed to get cheap walmart honey (used it on my first mead ferments good). I don't boild my honey, but use hot water to help it dissolve into the liquid. I...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-10-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By tenchu_11
Thinking about joining the beer of the month club good or bad idea?

After watching Everybody loves Raymond re-runs and seeing his parents being so annoyed with their fruit of the month club, I wondered is there a beer of the club month? After a quick and easy google...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-17-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,553
Posted By tenchu_11
I have a glass carboy yet I like to use plastic...

I have a glass carboy yet I like to use plastic buckets. Easier access to my wort if I need to take a temp or gravity reading. You can also use a test tube and store it next to the fermentation...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-17-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By tenchu_11
If it smells good drink it. never try Mr. Beer...

If it smells good drink it. never try Mr. Beer kits though they any good?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-17-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,735
Posted By tenchu_11
36. "Beer shows that god loves us and wants us to...

36. "Beer shows that god loves us and wants us to be happy" -Benjamin Franklin
37. Its the oldest written recipe in the world
38. It makes the people you hate your best friend after 5 or 6 of them....
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-17-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,894
Posted By tenchu_11
very informative thank you for the post.

very informative thank you for the post.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-16-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,285
Posted By tenchu_11
I would disagree, i've used both white labs,wyeas...

I would disagree, i've used both white labs,wyeas and dry yeast some up to 92f when I couldn't cool my wort down enough. Especially with Wheat strains I have pitched in the 90s then put it in my...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-15-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By tenchu_11
Wow you must be some kind of Hemmingway, I...

Wow you must be some kind of Hemmingway, I couldn't of summed it up any better.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-15-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By tenchu_11
When you're ready to slap it. You might have to...

When you're ready to slap it.
You might have to press it against a corner on a table and actually pop it had it puff up in 20 mins. Not sure why some people smack it and takes 3 hours, if you find a...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-15-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,384
Posted By tenchu_11
If you are in the West Coast you should buy some...

If you are in the West Coast you should buy some Alaska Brewing Co. Alaskan Amber and Smoke Porter. I think Alaskan Amber won best beer in the world in 1987 and some other awards. Smoke Porter won a...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-15-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By tenchu_11
I've heard if you wash your bottles with dish...

I've heard if you wash your bottles with dish soap and don't rinse them out good it will kill the head. I put one drop of dish soap in my bottles and clean them out before bottling and rinse them...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-15-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,527
Posted By tenchu_11
Probably worse brew store experience ever was the...

Probably worse brew store experience ever was the first order i've ever made. I called up not knowing a thing and asked "this is my first brew ever do you have any preference what what would be your...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-15-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By tenchu_11
Okay, guess I'll keep it short. I felt that It...

Okay, guess I'll keep it short. I felt that It would be better to be as descriptive as possible guess not. Thanks for the constructive criticism. How common is it for LME to leak?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-15-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By tenchu_11
E-mail I'm planning to send to a homebrew store

This issue was with LME and it leaking out into the protective outer bag. Should I e-mail my concerns or is it expect why else would they double package it. So here is the e-mail I was planning on...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-14-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By tenchu_11
oh yeah i should probably edit that

oh yeah i should probably edit that
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-14-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By tenchu_11
Brewer Yeast tablets for dogs?

So I was shopping online for some anti itch cream for my awesome Black pug "Tequila" and saw the website petmeds.com had brewers yeast tablets for dogs...I have nottyham yeast laying around was...
Forum: Mead Forum 09-09-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By tenchu_11
I'm kinda hijacking my own post but Jezter have...

I'm kinda hijacking my own post but Jezter have you ever tried and make mead with habiscus or hops in it? I have 2 kilos of habiscus guessing I can boil it and add it the liquid in my secondary along...
Forum: Mead Forum 09-09-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By tenchu_11
oh wow yeah you know your mead yeast it was sweet...

oh wow yeah you know your mead yeast it was sweet mead. should i move to a dry mead yeast or cut back on honey. Its not super sweet I think it could be a little drier I don't want it dry..I want it a...
Forum: Mead Forum 09-09-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By tenchu_11
15lb of clover honey the grocery store type...

15lb of clover honey the grocery store type wasn't going to fork out $50 on honey for my first mead. I used Wyeast Yeast smack pack yeast. OG of 1.112 to F.G 1.030.
Forum: Mead Forum 09-09-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By tenchu_11
Want to try and make a less sweet mead any suggestions?

I made a 5gallong batch with 15lb of honey. Its not supper sweet but its more of a dessert wine than a nice crisp mead. I've read some meads have 12lb of honey would that be the way to go? Also this...
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