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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-28-2008, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,612
Posted By JNJC
Thanks for the replies. I sort of stayed away...

Thanks for the replies. I sort of stayed away from transferring to a bottling container because I figured that it would just introduce another risk of infection.

I do have two fermenters and more...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-27-2008, 03:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,612
Posted By JNJC
Bottling Sugar Dispenser

Hi Folks,

Do any of you know of a product for quickly dispensing the correct amount of sugar into the bottles when bottling. I usually bottle into the 350ml bottles so for each brew I have 60+...
Forum: General Techniques 05-27-2008, 02:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By JNJC
Sorry if this is a stupid question, but are you...

Sorry if this is a stupid question, but are you suggesting I use the refrigerator as a heat source ? Should I stack them behind it or something like that ?
Forum: General Techniques 05-26-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By JNJC
Are you saying here that if I have an insulated...

Are you saying here that if I have an insulated chamber that I won't need to supply an external heat source, the fermentation process will generate enough heat to keep things at the right temperature...
Forum: General Techniques 05-26-2008, 02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By JNJC
Winter Carbonation

Hi Folks,


Last night I opened a beer that I bottled about three weeks ago. It was as flat as a lizard drinking (and very sweet)... I reckon what has happen is that it's getting cold this side...
Forum: Extract Brewing 05-15-2008, 01:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,583
Posted By JNJC
So if I have a kit that says add 1Kg brewing...

So if I have a kit that says add 1Kg brewing sugar, do I just add 1Kg of Malt Extract instead ? Will this effect the alcohol content ?
Forum: Extract Brewing 05-15-2008, 12:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,583
Posted By JNJC
I am surprised at this. Every beer I've done so...

I am surprised at this. Every beer I've done so far has had dextrose in the recipe. My home brew shop has a recipe sheet listing how to combine their kits with other ingredients to make certain...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-09-2008, 02:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,531
Posted By JNJC
Thanks for the replies. I think I'll give this a...

Thanks for the replies. I think I'll give this a shot anyway and I'll let you know how it goes. I have to admit my gut instinct is that this is going to taste a bit "odd" at best, but you never...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-09-2008, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,531
Posted By JNJC
Ultimately I think I will do it with my own wine,...

Ultimately I think I will do it with my own wine, but for the initial tests I thought the store bought stuff would be a quick way to test things out...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-08-2008, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,531
Posted By JNJC
I was sort of thinking of this as a gift idea. A...

I was sort of thinking of this as a gift idea. A bottle of ready to heat mulled wine....

My main concerns are:

1) If I put a store bought wine into a fermenter will it go "off" ?
2) If I add...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-07-2008, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,531
Posted By JNJC
Mulled Wine Idea

I posted this on the recipes forum and got no takers so I'll give it a try here....


I am new to home brew so forgive me if the following seems like a daft idea....

I was making some mulled...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-28-2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,290
Posted By JNJC
Update

Just thought I post a quick update to this thread. Over three weeks have passed since I bottled and I am glad to report that nothing exploded and a quick taste of the beer suggests that the batch...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-17-2008, 03:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,096
Posted By JNJC
All is right with the universe

Hi Guys,

Thanks for the replies. This morning the patient, or at least it's air lock, is bubbling away as per usual (I know you have said that lack of bubbles is not necessarily a sign of...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-16-2008, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,096
Posted By JNJC
Excessive heat, have I killed the yeast

Hi Guys,

I put a beer kit into my fermenter last night. I have fitted a heating element with a thermostat into the fermenter and I have it set to maintain the temp. at about 24 degrees. When I...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-11-2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,585
Posted By JNJC
Thanks for great advice. I got myself one of...

Thanks for great advice.

I got myself one of these babes last week and have just finished my first bottling with it. Saved me buckets of time (and water which is important her in drought effected...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-10-2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,290
Posted By JNJC
Hi Guys, I didn't have anything accurate...

Hi Guys,

I didn't have anything accurate enough to weight the sugar and the priming measure doesn't say what the volume is. The best I could come up with was to fill the measure with water and...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-10-2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,290
Posted By JNJC
I used a priming scoop. I bottled into 375ml...

I used a priming scoop. I bottled into 375ml bottles so I used the smaller side of the measure. When I get home this evening I'll weight a scoop and post the weight.

IF these things turn out to...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-09-2008, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,290
Posted By JNJC
Have I Created A Monster?

I was bottling the other day when I ran out of ordinary white sugar. I decided to use caster sugar as this is just a finer sugar right ?

Today (4 days later) something just dawned on me, have I...
Forum: Mead Forum 04-09-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By JNJC
Thanks

Thanks for all the replies. I have a feeling if I start messing with it I may just end up making matters worse and using ingredients that might be best used in batch no. 2. Plus the neighbours...
Forum: Mead Forum 04-08-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By JNJC
Thanks for the replies, When you say "back...

Thanks for the replies,

When you say "back sweeten" what do you mean? Should I transfer half to another fermenter and sweeten there ? If so any idea how much honey I would need to add to stop it...
Forum: Mead Forum 04-08-2008, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By JNJC
Beginner - Basic Mead Tastes a bit dry

Hi Guys,

I decided to experiment with trying to make mead. I tracked down a rhubarb mead recipe off the web somewhere and gave it a shot. The recipe was along the lines off:

1Kg Honey
5L...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-28-2008, 04:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,585
Posted By JNJC
In that case I think I'll shelve this project,...

In that case I think I'll shelve this project, give the "Starsan" method a try and get back to trying to come up with a quicker way to fill the bottles :)

Is Starsan a brand name ? Is there a...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-28-2008, 01:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,585
Posted By JNJC
I am pretty new to home brewing after receiving...

I am pretty new to home brewing after receiving the kit as a gift. It came with a container of "Brewchlor" which I presume is some sort of brewing bleach. The instructions on the bottle read along...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-28-2008, 12:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,585
Posted By JNJC
Yea, it would be good to hear if anybody out...

Yea, it would be good to hear if anybody out there is using their dishwasher to sanitise the bottles, could save me having to try and re-invent the wheel...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-28-2008, 12:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,585
Posted By JNJC
I had thought of the dishwasher idea (I normally...

I had thought of the dishwasher idea (I normally put the bottles in the dishwasher as I use them, before storing them) but would a normal cycle really sanitise the bottles ? I reckon if I put the...
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