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Forum: Mead Forum 02-11-2013, 10:54 AM
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Posted By mikebux
I have not tried it yet. Been on a beer kick...

I have not tried it yet. Been on a beer kick lately and have to restart my gbp, due to neglect ..? If someone tries it before me please let me know how it turns out....
Forum: Extract Brewing 10-03-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By mikebux
Ok thanks...

Ok thanks...
Forum: Extract Brewing 10-02-2012, 11:35 PM
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Views: 316
Posted By mikebux
Is there a specific type of primer that would be...

Is there a specific type of primer that would be used in a " true" English ale... I don't want to over sweeten the ale... Any idea what the traditional primer that would be used??
Forum: Extract Brewing 10-02-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By mikebux
Propper priming solution for an english ale ??

Making an English ale from an extract kit put together to be similar
Ar to northern brewers innkeeper ale.. I will be ready to tootle next week and was wondering of anyone coulD steer me in the...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-26-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By mikebux
Got ya Well it is fermenting away. Seems to...

Got ya

Well it is fermenting away. Seems to be doing its thing...

It's covered and airlocked and bubbling so I will keep an eye on itself let her sit for a week or so and see where the grav...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-26-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By mikebux
This is from white labs on the yeast I used......

This is from white labs on the yeast I used... FAQ


I have used White Labs Liquid yeast on two separate occasions. WLP002 for a brown ale and WLP004 for an Irish stout. Using one vial in 5...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-26-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By mikebux
Thanks... That's why I'm asking before I...

Thanks...

That's why I'm asking before I screw it up... I know there is a ton of knowledge on this site...

.glad they made it easier to post pics now too...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-26-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By mikebux
77195 This is a pic of the wort with yeast...

77195

This is a pic of the wort with yeast pitched aprox 21 hours ago..

SEEMS TO BE DOING ITS THING.



77197
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-26-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By mikebux
Stir during begining of fermentation?

Just brewed my first batch of beer yesterday. Used innkeeper ale recipe from northern brewer. Used what grains my local home brewer supply had that were comparable and used 1 lb of honey that i...
Forum: Mead Forum 05-30-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By mikebux
Ginger beer plant to ferment ??

As anyone tried to use gbp to ferment a mead?? Been using it to make ginger ale w honey and it ferments quite well,, gonna tri it w a mead and wondering if anyone has tried this yet..
Forum: Soda Making 05-24-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,169
Posted By mikebux
If you are asking me, I couldn't tell ya if there...

If you are asking me, I couldn't tell ya if there is a difference , I went on line and searched how to grow your own gbp, followed the instructions or recipe or however ya want to look at it, and it...
Forum: Soda Making 05-17-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,169
Posted By mikebux
Figured I would attempt to grow my own Gbp , ...

Figured I would attempt to grow my own Gbp ,

Took some fresh ginger root, peeled it and diced it up real fine...

Used a small ball jar and put the diced ginger in it

Boiled up some tap...
Forum: Mead Forum 04-10-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 753
Posted By mikebux
Ordered a kit from northern brewer website....

Ordered a kit from northern brewer website. Standard med sweet mead kit. Instructions w kit tells ya what equip ya need, which you can get at your local brew supply. Follow the instructions...
Forum: Mead Forum 03-14-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By mikebux
. Bottled the melomels last night, they seemed to...

. Bottled the melomels last night, they seemed to have developed a nice flavor on their own....stuffs only two months old and it tastEs pretty darn good. This is my first try tho so I can imagination...
Forum: Mead Forum 03-13-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By mikebux
About to bottle.... Whats that citric acid blend that came w my sweet mead kit?????

O I need to use it on the melomels we parted out of the 5 gallon batch... 2 1 galloners.... And 3 straight up honey and water... What will it do? The fruit gals taste pretty good without it.......
Forum: Mead Forum 03-06-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By mikebux
Makes sense. Prob gonna pick up some un drilled...

Makes sense. Prob gonna pick up some un drilled stoppers . but what you did sounds good too.. Will try that out also... A friends father sucks down a gallon a week or so of wine in those gal glass...
Forum: Mead Forum 03-06-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By mikebux
I like that electric tape technique , that's...

I like that electric tape technique , that's straight up redneck engineering ... And will work just fine I am sure... Good idea...
Forum: Mead Forum 03-05-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By mikebux
Question bout screwtop glass gallons???

Can the 1 gal glass screwtop wine bottles be used for aging by filling w final product mead, that is done fermenting for at least a month, no bubbles in mead what so ever, and just rescrewing the top...
Forum: Mead Forum 02-23-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,386
Posted By mikebux
Ok..... So we used the technique described by the...

Ok..... So we used the technique described by the brewingmedic, Minus the lemon Juice. Worked wonderfully.. Thank you. Within 24 hours the must was headlong into a strong fermentation . Thanks guys...
Forum: Mead Forum 02-19-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,386
Posted By mikebux
A good way for prepping dry lalvin yeast for pitching???

STarting up my second 5 gallon batch tommorrow. 16 lbs of honey,, water... Using 71b 1122 yeast ....first batch was kit ordered and came w wyeast sweet mead yeast... Can't remember the number......
Forum: Mead Forum 02-15-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By mikebux
Ok... Thanks.... Will do....

Ok... Thanks.... Will do....
Forum: Mead Forum 02-15-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By mikebux
When adding potassium sorbate...???

WHen adding potassium sorbate ....will it dissolve on its own into the mead?? Or should it be mixed after it is dropped in?? Can we dissolve on side in water and then add. Not wanting to stir if...
Forum: Mead Forum 02-06-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,459
Posted By mikebux
Had a feeling it might be a controversial issue,...

Had a feeling it might be a controversial issue, the guy at my local brew supply said they leak air, something like that... Figured I would thro it out there before I start buying carboys when I have...
Forum: Mead Forum 02-06-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,459
Posted By mikebux
Use of plastic drinking water carboys?

Can the plastic drinking water carboys( 5 gallon ones ) be used as secondary fermenters and / or for clarifying ??
Forum: Mead Forum 02-03-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,250
Posted By mikebux
First timer chiming in here.... Ordered a sweet...

First timer chiming in here.... Ordered a sweet mead kit from northern brewer supplies online... Five gallon batch.... Boiled nothing , as. The recipie instructs... Been in primary for 9 days now,...
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