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Forum: DIY Projects 07-29-2012, 11:25 PM
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Ouch that's a lot of bottles. And yeah chenwood,...

Ouch that's a lot of bottles. And yeah chenwood, I have been thinking about a board to mount the taps...just haven't gotten the vision for how to present it beyond two by fours holding it up...seems...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-29-2012, 07:52 PM
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Serving Homebrew at a Wedding

Brewing 20 gallons of Homebrew for an upcoming wedding. I will have them kegged in cornies and ready to go.

I have been throwing around idea's on how to "present"/serve the beer... Sure I can just...
Forum: Mead Forum 10-23-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
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Put off bottling day...a looong time

Brewed a batch of nothing fancy dry mead about a year and a half ago. Because of the normal crazy schedule of life I still never bottled it.

It has been in limbo in the Secondary for some time...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-12-2010, 03:12 PM
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Posted By mdf191
aging in kegs

Do beers age and develop in a chilled c02 ed keg? Essentially I would skip a sit in the secondary and use the keg as the secondary.

I have two beers I am hoping to serve for xmas time. They could...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-01-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By mdf191
using wyeast champagne. Normally I chill more but...

using wyeast champagne. Normally I chill more but because of time retraint. I could use to pitch not its at about 93 degrees
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-01-2010, 08:32 PM
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Posted By mdf191
Whats to hot to pitch?

Whats two hot of a pitching temp for a champagne yeast? Anyone no.
Forum: Mead Forum 09-01-2010, 04:16 PM
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Posted By mdf191
Here is the link that explains both the semi...

Here is the link that explains both the semi sweet and the dry mead recipes. The two kits are the same except of the yeast. Which I have the dry champagne one. But like I said in the above post. I am...
Forum: Mead Forum 09-01-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By mdf191
Also not being experienced with mead. What about...

Also not being experienced with mead. What about adding sugar additives.. something that will not ferment out completely. Or will that mess with the traditional mead taste
Forum: Mead Forum 09-01-2010, 04:10 PM
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Posted By mdf191
Right thats what I was wondering. The recipe's OG...

Right thats what I was wondering. The recipe's OG only calls for 1.080-83 which I would assume nearly all wine yeast will not top out before correct? So how do people get semi sweets? Would I just...
Forum: Mead Forum 09-01-2010, 04:03 PM
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Posted By mdf191
I am using roughly 7 lbs of honey...but for a 3...

I am using roughly 7 lbs of honey...but for a 3 gallon batch
Forum: Mead Forum 09-01-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By mdf191
Wyeast choices for Mead

A while back I ordered a semi-sweet northern homebrew mead kit. Kept putting it off to brew for awhile but finally decided to make it. When I went to smack my yeast I noticed they sent me Wyeast 4021...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-31-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By mdf191
Finding Vanilla Beans

Hey fellow brewers, I am currently brewing a beer with Vanilla Beans in it, and I realized I may have some helpful information for anyone who occasionally brews with them.

I used to buy the...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-31-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By mdf191
Yeast Nutrient Substitutes

Are there any good home substitutes for Yeast Nutrient?
I am making Mead today, already smacked my yeast pack. I unfortunately noticed that I have less Yeast Nutrient then I originally thought....
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-25-2010, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By mdf191
Nylon Hop Bag

Bought a Nylon Hop bag today in hopes that it would become a reusable solution to my Muslin bags I normally use and throw away. A Nylon Hop bag is what I wanted right? I can use it in my boil to hold...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-28-2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,158
Posted By mdf191
Thats what I would have thought too. I am sure...

Thats what I would have thought too. I am sure there are some heavy hitting bigger breweries people like out there, but local regional would be key. Just like here in the States. I know the breweries...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-28-2010, 12:29 AM
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Posted By mdf191
His meal was actually complimentary since he was...

His meal was actually complimentary since he was a critic....keep in mind this was his suggestion that he gets a complimentary meal, and we let it slide. Maybe I am wrong but, don't real food...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-28-2010, 12:06 AM
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Posted By mdf191
Haha Any Time!

Haha Any Time!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-28-2010, 12:03 AM
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Actually, The Beer Tasting we created was to be:...

Actually, The Beer Tasting we created was to be: one, an interesting thing to bring people in, and two, a way to talk about and educate people on beer if and only if they are interested. They can...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-27-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 86
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Posted By mdf191
Home Brewer V.S. Snobby food Critic.....we won

I am not from Belgium nor have i been, but I, like many of us, appreciate and have drank and brewed many a Belgian beer. I recently got into a debate with a very snobby egotistical food critic about...
Forum: General Techniques 04-17-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,213
Posted By mdf191
Ok I was going from a long primary...

Ok

I was going from a long primary fermentation directly into my Corny kegs. Am I stupid to be adding Gelatin the day of racking into the kegs. I originally thought it would just clear the beer...
Forum: General Techniques 04-17-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By mdf191
Can anyone give a quick run through of how to use...

Can anyone give a quick run through of how to use gelatin while I am kegging?
Just want to make sure I am doing it right, wouldn't want to end up with a keg full of coagulated beer jello. I just...
Forum: General Techniques 03-26-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By mdf191
gelatin

Can any store bought (obviously plain seasoned) gelatin be used to clarify beer. Or is it a special kind purchased at a homebrew supply. Made a trip to the lhbs to recently to make a run just for...
Forum: General Techniques 02-16-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By mdf191
I was going to use both flaked and malted

I was going to use both flaked and malted
Forum: General Techniques 02-16-2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By mdf191
Brewing with Rye

Going to embark on a brew using rye for the first time. And words of wisdom or good recipes for this kind of style? I know rye can get pretty gummy in the mash, similar to oats (which I have brewed...
Forum: General Techniques 07-29-2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By mdf191
If the wyeast packs have swollen back up over the...

If the wyeast packs have swollen back up over the day as it defrosted and when I shake them I hear the little yeasties bubbling do you think its ok?
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