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Forum: Wine Making Forum 07-17-2014, 10:33 AM
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Posted By BillyBock
Thanks all for the info! Looks like I'm going to...

Thanks all for the info! Looks like I'm going to order some more yeast. Still undecided as to which one to use, but it's a good thing packets are cheap.

WVMJ - based on stepping up some one...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 07-15-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By BillyBock
Thanks for all the info! I'll have close to 25#...

Thanks for all the info! I'll have close to 25# of berries when I finish picking, maybe more. From what I've been reading, I was going to do 25# of berries with about 8 to 10# of corn sugar. I have...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 07-14-2014, 05:25 PM
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Views: 692
Posted By BillyBock
Best way to extract juice from blackberries?

Greetings! New to wine making, but have brewed beer for a couple years. I recently stumbled upon a whole mess of wild blackberries (black caps). I was wondering what method is best for extracting the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-19-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By BillyBock
Sounds to me like it was something on bottling...

Sounds to me like it was something on bottling day. Personally, I wouldn't have stepped up the ferm temps the way you did, but you verified it tasted good and according to your hydro readings, it...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-12-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By BillyBock
I do enjoy watching a good krausen! :)

I do enjoy watching a good krausen! :)
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-11-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By BillyBock
Jinx!

Jinx!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-11-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By BillyBock
Looks fine to me. Normal krausen. The green is...

Looks fine to me. Normal krausen. The green is just hop particles that are suspended in the foam. Keep on fermenting!!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-21-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,708
Posted By BillyBock
New Glarus Moon Man is the nectar of the...

New Glarus Moon Man is the nectar of the gods.........
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-02-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,560
Posted By BillyBock
I drink it all. The yeasties are tasty! And...

I drink it all. The yeasties are tasty! And nutritious!

Never thought I'd turn into a beer snob, but I laugh on the inside when somebody tells me they like "different" beers, like Blue Moon or...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-24-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 716
Posted By BillyBock
Nope. Use your modified hop schedule and you...

Nope. Use your modified hop schedule and you will be fine!:mug:
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-24-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By BillyBock
Yep, it's ruined. Ship it directly to me for...

Yep, it's ruined. Ship it directly to me for proper disposal. :)
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-24-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 815
Posted By BillyBock
Yeah, it should be 1/2 to 3/4 cup of sugar per 5...

Yeah, it should be 1/2 to 3/4 cup of sugar per 5 gallon batch.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-24-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By BillyBock
+1 Forget about that sucker for at least 6...

+1
Forget about that sucker for at least 6 months.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-24-2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,774
Posted By BillyBock
Twins at Target Field = $7.75 to $8.75 for premo...

Twins at Target Field = $7.75 to $8.75 for premo brews. (Surly / Fulton / etc.)
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-24-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By BillyBock
Unrelated to beer, but I did this to a customer's...

Unrelated to beer, but I did this to a customer's car once when I was a mechanic. Drilling a broken bolt for the radiator, broke through and directly into the A/C line. pppppffftttttt.

I guess...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-24-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By BillyBock
Don't need 'em. A lighter will do. Or a picnic...

Don't need 'em. A lighter will do. Or a picnic table. Or a dollar bill.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-19-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,414
Posted By BillyBock
GearHead. I like to make things. And I like to...

GearHead. I like to make things. And I like to make them better than anybody else. Also, after all the investments, I will be able to make good beer for cheap. It will take a couple years to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-18-2012, 02:04 AM
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Posted By BillyBock
Probably a wise decision.

Probably a wise decision.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-10-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By BillyBock
Do it. And then send me a bottle. I'll drink...

Do it. And then send me a bottle. I'll drink anything once.....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-06-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By BillyBock
Put them in and turn heat off. Leave until wort...

Put them in and turn heat off. Leave until wort reaches pitching temp. Filter out hops while pouring into fermentor or just leave them in there. Leaving them in there will not impart any more...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-24-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 718
Posted By BillyBock
Sounds like you need a LHBS. I've done the same...

Sounds like you need a LHBS. I've done the same thing, too. But I just placed another large order to justify shipping cost and it helps to have a buddy that brews who just happens to need supplies....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-13-2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By BillyBock
On brews that I use Nottingham, I'll pitch it dry...

On brews that I use Nottingham, I'll pitch it dry into around 75F wort and then stick it in my closet that is 65F. Having it in the 70s probably caused some off-flavors, but, like Dougan said, you...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-13-2012, 03:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By BillyBock
Your good. Airlock activity is not a measurement...

Your good. Airlock activity is not a measurement of yeast activity. That hydro reading of 1.024 looks good for a 9 day primary. Let it sit in the secondary for a few weeks and then bottle it up. I...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-13-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 693
Posted By BillyBock
Get three carboys with blowoffs going! (trust...

Get three carboys with blowoffs going! (trust me, it's an awesome sound)
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-13-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 95,218
Posted By BillyBock
I have 3 carboys full, but a better bottle and...

I have 3 carboys full, but a better bottle and bucket empty still. Need to brew tomorrow!
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