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Forum: Wine Making Forum 04-25-2010, 10:31 PM
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Posted By bottweiser
I think the politically correct term for GF is...

I think the politically correct term for GF is SWMBO.


:off: Who was the original SWMBO? Check out the Rumpole stories by John Mortimer.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 04-24-2010, 07:21 PM
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Posted By bottweiser
I'm glad the plastic juice bottles worked out for...

I'm glad the plastic juice bottles worked out for you. How long do you think they will last? I would be interested to hear how the Apfelwein ages in the plastic and whether the bottles will hold...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 04-23-2010, 11:31 PM
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Posted By bottweiser
My first batch of Apfelwein has about 3 more...

My first batch of Apfelwein has about 3 more weeks in the fermenter, but I made it with two cans of juice concentrate in addition to the 2 pounds of dextrose. I also have a half batch made with 2...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-23-2010, 05:38 AM
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Posted By bottweiser
Based on the conversion factor of .6 pounds of...

Based on the conversion factor of .6 pounds of extract = 1 pound of grain, I figure you need 3.6 pounds of DME and 2.4 pounds of pure wheat extract. You don't want to steep CaraPils because it has...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-22-2010, 04:28 AM
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Views: 133,190
Posted By bottweiser
I think I'm in love.

I think I'm in love.
Forum: Stout 04-19-2010, 04:02 PM
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Posted By bottweiser
Yeah I'm definately going to try it out. I will...

Yeah I'm definately going to try it out. I will cut back the black patent, and I'm thinking about adding coffee.
Forum: Stout 04-19-2010, 02:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,754
Posted By bottweiser
I've never done a partial mash. Do these grains...

I've never done a partial mash. Do these grains need to be crushed before steeping?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-19-2010, 01:11 AM
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Posted By bottweiser
I'm thinking about using 3-liter soda bottles...

I'm thinking about using 3-liter soda bottles when my first batch is ready for bottling. Has anyone experimented with long-term aging in those?

PS thanks for being the guinea pig I hope it works....
Forum: Wine Making Forum 04-19-2010, 12:44 AM
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Posted By bottweiser
I just assembled a half-batch using 2.5 gallons...

I just assembled a half-batch using 2.5 gallons apple juice, 2 pounds of light brown sugar, and the Montrachet yeast. In other words, with twice the recommended amount of sugar. I've seen...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-18-2010, 10:53 PM
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Posted By bottweiser
I would use one of their kits but disregard the...

I would use one of their kits but disregard the instructions. Someone on this thread earlier pointed out mrbeerfans.com which will tell you how to use a mr. Beer kit to brew quality beer.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 04-18-2010, 07:11 PM
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Posted By bottweiser
I made 7.5 gallons so far. 16,471 + 7.5 =...

I made 7.5 gallons so far.

16,471 + 7.5 = 16,478.5
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-17-2010, 09:16 PM
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Posted By bottweiser
That's awesome, I wish I had a Benderater! Too...

That's awesome, I wish I had a Benderater! Too bad I lack the expertise, talent, equipment, and time to make one. Someone should get a patent and start mass-producing those.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-17-2010, 05:50 AM
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Views: 793
Posted By bottweiser
that's the best thing I ever saw!

http://www.asciimation.co.nz/bender/nobubbling.jpg

Not sure where to post this but I'm sure Bender has turned many people into Beginning Brewers. Wish I had a Bender!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-17-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 32,553
Posted By bottweiser
That was a great article it makes me feel better...

That was a great article it makes me feel better about the polycarbonate water-cooler bottle I have my Apfelwein in. Basically it seems to say that the latest studies indicate that only harmless...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 04-17-2010, 03:01 AM
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Posted By bottweiser
Awesome that's just what I wanted to hear! I...

Awesome that's just what I wanted to hear! I just bought a couple Better Bottles that should arrive in 10-14 days, so I was going to rack my apfelwein into one of them when they arrived. But based...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 04-16-2010, 02:40 AM
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Posted By bottweiser
This thread is a beast! I was reading earlier...

This thread is a beast! I was reading earlier posts and people thought it was long back when it was just 30 pages. If Edwort wasn't famous before, he sure is now!

I made a batch today using the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-14-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By bottweiser
Well I certainly don't want my beer to taste...

Well I certainly don't want my beer to taste awful. I think I will cold-brew it and add it to the wort after boiling.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-14-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 32,553
Posted By bottweiser
disaimer: the "studies" I found were linked to...

disaimer: the "studies" I found were linked to from kegkits.com, which is trying to sell you water-cooler bottles for $11 and claims they are comparable to Better Bottles.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-14-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 32,553
Posted By bottweiser
I don't think #7 is necessarily bad especially...

I don't think #7 is necessarily bad especially when it comes to water bottles. Even though #7 is the recycling code for miscellaneous plastics, most if not all bottled water companies use...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-14-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By bottweiser
Awesome thanks for the great info. I think I will...

Awesome thanks for the great info. I think I will do the coffee, drop the patent down to a quarter pound or less, and skip the Irish moss. I have some really nice coffee..I just need to do some...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-14-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By bottweiser
black malt, coffee, irish moss: Questions

I'm planning a partial-mash based on Tim's Irish stout recipe. It calls for 1 pound roasted barley, 1 pound crystal malt, and 1/2 pound black malt. I picked up a pound of each and I don't really...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-13-2010, 02:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,339
Posted By bottweiser
Ok now that I've looked at these posts and...

Ok now that I've looked at these posts and actually Searched some old threads I think I will get a bucket from HD or Lowes for my first non-Mr Beer brew. I think they have 6-gallon buckets at...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-12-2010, 05:03 AM
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Views: 3,641
Posted By bottweiser
How did that recipe turn out??

How did that recipe turn out??
Forum: Stout 04-12-2010, 02:24 AM
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Posted By bottweiser
Maybe he meant the brown sugar?

Maybe he meant the brown sugar?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-11-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,339
Posted By bottweiser
I checked out US Plastics..their bucket...

I checked out US Plastics..their bucket description says "Pails and lids are made of high-density polyethylene and meet NMFC, FDA and UFC requirements." Does that mean they are food-grade?
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