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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients Yesterday, 10:30 PM
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Posted By Husher
Just clarify, you just want to add zest, not the...

Just clarify, you just want to add zest, not the fruit part right? Adding the fruit would be very bad. Basically the yeast east the sweetness leaving a harsh acidic flavour. Adding the zest is the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-03-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 239
Posted By Husher
Don't shake it! That's how you oxidise things!

Don't shake it! That's how you oxidise things!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-29-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By Husher
Yeah maybe but I only used pumpkin spice, not any...

Yeah maybe but I only used pumpkin spice, not any other ingredients. Maybe the spice does something. Oh and they were pre hopped malt kits so I didn't add any hops at all.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-29-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By Husher
And with regard to the hydrometer? Well Usually...

And with regard to the hydrometer? Well Usually I bottle after the keeping the primary for 6 weeks or more, and then using secondary for 2-3 months. This time I racked after 3 weeks and it's the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-29-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By Husher
ok, here are a few responses; The smell? It...

ok, here are a few responses;

The smell? It smelled bitter. Had a sip and there was a bit of astringency. And bitterness. And some funky flavours from the pumpkin pie spices. Which apparently...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-28-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By Husher
So is this how you make bottle bombs?

I made few few mistakes here.

First I bought some coopers kits (real ale) that had expired 6 months earlier for 10 bucks each. I figured I'd just use them as the base of a pumpkin spice ale.
...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-27-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By Husher
Coopers and blackrock 'lager' kits are actually...

Coopers and blackrock 'lager' kits are actually ale kits that have been hopped to taste like a lager. But it's not lager. But it is beer though.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-27-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By Husher
I use a secondary on my beer for months. 3-6 of...

I use a secondary on my beer for months. 3-6 of them. No issues with carbonation. However I've made 3-4 batches of applewine I've carbonated. It never really gets that carbonated when compared to...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-19-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By Husher
Don't these things expand when the bottle's on...

Don't these things expand when the bottle's on their side and the cork is wet?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-19-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By Husher
Mixed Wine bottles require different sized corks?

I made a batch of Mead for a buddy, who also supplied used wine bottles for bottling. Thing is, it would appear that 3 of them are different and appead wider in the neck than others I'm used to. ...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-14-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,221
Posted By Husher
Kewl, that's what I needed to hear, thanks

Kewl, that's what I needed to hear, thanks
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-14-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,221
Posted By Husher
I'd just like to point out that the guys in the...

I'd just like to point out that the guys in the article I read were in prison, having prison brew which I'll assume is around 8% ABV, and they got the botox. Plus I did rack onto the blueberries...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-13-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,221
Posted By Husher
botulism! What are the odds?

Ok, I went with that title to get lots of view.

I brewed an apple wine and racked onto some blueberries I boiled. Had a few sips of one (really good!), while coming across an article on the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-11-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 935
Posted By Husher
What no arm hair?

What no arm hair?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-10-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 935
Posted By Husher
Yes and it inspired a similar thread. pretty fun...

Yes and it inspired a similar thread. pretty fun read near the end where we were mostly just coming up with horrific names for whatever crawled out. Basically at the last minute a stream of sweat...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-10-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Husher
Oh yeah, that's right. I added half the bag to a...

Oh yeah, that's right. I added half the bag to a 12 litre batch of apple wine.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-10-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Husher
Do not use brown sugar unless the recipe calls...

Do not use brown sugar unless the recipe calls for it! I made this mistake at the suggestion of craigtube on a coopers kit. It was horrible. Craigtub has a lot of usefull info on equipment and...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-10-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By Husher
What Film? I don't see anything in the carboy...

What Film? I don't see anything in the carboy that looks remotely suspicious. I've done 4 batches of apple wine, with one in the basement with some cider mixed in for flavour this time. Looks...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-10-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By Husher
Mind you, you should probably have the boil...

Mind you, you should probably have the boil produce a hot break before proceeding with hop additions. so says the palmer.

http://www.howtobrew.com/section1/chapter7-2.html

I forgot to mention...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-10-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By Husher
I do LME and steeping grains on the stove top. ...

I do LME and steeping grains on the stove top. From what I understand (and I could be wrong), the only real difference between a heavy boil and a 'mild' boil, is the rate of evaporation since once...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-06-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By Husher
Carastan is only 40 Lovibond, and has a nutty...

Carastan is only 40 Lovibond, and has a nutty toffee-ish flavour. I once mistakenly made a pale ale with it and LME, (subbed for crystal). NOT an appropriate mix. It's appropriate in nut browns,...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-06-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By Husher
I'm just wondering if to much Carastan would even...

I'm just wondering if to much Carastan would even stand out in a porter. It's not like it's a pale ale.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-06-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By Husher
I messed up the grain bill, but will it matter?

I was brewing a honey porter. Thing is, I bought the grain a few weeks before I brewed. And for some reason the brew shop sells everything by the kilo, so if I need 200 grams, they charge be for...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-05-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,561
Posted By Husher
Well here's my two cents; I bottle...

Well here's my two cents;

I bottle exclusively in swing top (AKA EZ-Cap/ AKA grolsch Type) bottles. Some are actual grolsch bottles from the 1980s with porcelain caps. Most are used hacker...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-01-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Husher
I'm relatively new to grain brewing. I'm...

I'm relatively new to grain brewing. I'm migrating from kits to grain and LME. the few grain experiments I've done have been great. Even if it has some pucker, It's better than the kits. It's a...
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