Spike Brewing 12.5 Conical Fermenter Giveaway - Enter Now!

Home Brew Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 228
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: goodbyebluesky82
Forum: Wine Making Forum 08-28-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,682
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
If its dry yeast, just rehydrate with warm water...

If its dry yeast, just rehydrate with warm water like the instructions usually say. Never had a problem with it.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 08-28-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,682
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
1. Adding more sugar will just make it drier and...

1. Adding more sugar will just make it drier and higher ABV, but no flavor.

White grape (usually from niagra grapes) and even apple juice can be a very neutral but flavorful base to add berries to...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 08-28-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,921
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
Just an update- This was quite tasty when I...

Just an update-

This was quite tasty when I sampled it. It had been stabilized, sweetened a bit, and sitting in a gallon jug awaiting bottling for a few weeks. So in all it was ready to be...
Forum: Mead Forum 08-16-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
Thats awesome. My recent Pyment using 1118 had an...

Thats awesome. My recent Pyment using 1118 had an OG a tad higher than that, and I had to cold crash and stabilize to keep it around 1.020 and it tastes harsh and probably will for a year. Maybe...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-12-2010, 12:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 440
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
at what point is Crystal Malt cloying?

Just curious what other people's take on this is. I have used .20 to .25 pounds 120L Crystal per gallon, in a cider (basically a full pound or just over for a 5 gallon recipe) to try and get some...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 08-05-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,921
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
Trader Joe Blackberry Crush wine...

a search turned this old thread up http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f25/blackberry-crush-into-wine-60992/ so I know I'm not the only one who had stood in the juice aisle of a Trader Joe's and eyed the...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-02-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
Wow guys. Thanks for pissing on my parade. JK. ...

Wow guys. Thanks for pissing on my parade. JK.

I know a Civil Engineer, she said it got boring sitting in front of a computer all day. But I do that already, and have deal to with people's #%$%...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-02-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
Ha! I used to drive forklifts, yes. I've just...

Ha! I used to drive forklifts, yes. I've just never updated my info on HBT. Heck, I went practically a year without even logging in while I stopped brewing for a bit. Geez, my profile even said I was...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-02-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
anyone in mechanical/architectural drafting or an architect?

Just thought I'd ask if anyone was, or has been in these fields on the forums.

I'm 27. I have no college degree. I am currently working for ______ insurance company. It is entry level, but we are...
Forum: Mead Forum 07-27-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
3 weeks later this recipe is still bubbling but...

3 weeks later this recipe is still bubbling but much less frequently, and is around 1.020. I sampled the hydrometer, and it is *hot* and sweet. The flavor itself was not terrible, but it was...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-26-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 823
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
Based on that amount of corn sugar, theres really...

Based on that amount of corn sugar, theres really no way all of them could be bulging unless it had not reach FG before bottling, i.e. not done fermenting yet.

Since you say it is only a few of...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 07-26-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,438
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
Technically not kill the yeast, but just inhibit...

Technically not kill the yeast, but just inhibit it from restarting fermentation. Fermentation would have to be essentially "done" and have a stable FG to use the camden and sorbate before...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 07-25-2010, 02:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,438
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
1 Gallon recipe 1 gallon Welch's Red Grape...

1 Gallon recipe

1 gallon Welch's Red Grape juice (red, not the concord)
1 pound of sugar
Lalvin D-47 yeast



Ferment til done, stabilize with sorbate and camden, then back sweeten with more...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 07-24-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
Well, since no one else has replied I will chime...

Well, since no one else has replied I will chime in.

6 pounds of berries total, with maybe 3-4 pounds would make for a nice SG. I would add 1-2 pounds first, check SG, then add more to your...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-24-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
ugh, headache...

I had a Unibroue La Fin Du Monde 750 ml all to myself last night. I didn't feel that toasted then but, man have I had a headache last half the day now today.

Is it the residual sugars in a strong...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 07-22-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
Has anyone here used the portugese model? Its 17...

Has anyone here used the portugese model? Its 17 bucks at LHBS and as long as I can use a size 9 cork to age a mead/win over a year I won't mind breaking a slight sweat to cork them. A floor capper...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 07-21-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
What are most people doing for corking?

This thread got me to thinking about what my plans are for corking bottles once I bulk age the brews I have going.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f25/can-i-cork-without-corker-146078/

So what are...
Forum: Mead Forum 07-20-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
*update* This has been going strong, constant...

*update* This has been going strong, constant bubbles from the airlock every 1-2 seconds for its first week in primary, and 1/2 inch of steady krausen. Smells awesome with the red grape juice!
Forum: Cider Forum 07-14-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
If it is fairly clear and done fermenting at 3...

If it is fairly clear and done fermenting at 3 weeks, then bottle it. You can give it another week or so in the primary if you need to before bottling though. Anything over a month and I'd rack it...
Forum: Mead Forum 07-14-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
This will be an experiment. If it stops short of...

This will be an experiment. If it stops short of dry, I will stabilize and not backsweeten at all. (I wanted it a bit sweet).

I will upDate a few months from now I suppose on how it is coming...
Forum: Mead Forum 07-14-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
Sorry, it's 1 gallon recipe. It's about 4/5 of a...

Sorry, it's 1 gallon recipe. It's about 4/5 of a gallon right now but was planning on topping the gallon jug on up. Just leaving some space for krausen right now.

It's Lalvin 1118. And the...
Forum: Mead Forum 07-14-2010, 04:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
how much is too much?

I started a mead tonight with 3 pounds clover honey, and 48 oz of red grape juice, and pitched Lalvin 1118 yeast.

Could the yeast poop out and leave it sweet, ferment it to dry, or ferment to 18%...
Forum: Mead Forum 07-14-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
Exactly how much honey was 'too much' honey?? I...

Exactly how much honey was 'too much' honey?? I just started a mead with 3 lbs honey and 46 oz. juice for a 1 gallon batch. Now a bit worried it might stick. I was already using L 1118 though.
Forum: Cider Forum 07-12-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,509
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
How long was the cloudy batch in the fermenter?...

How long was the cloudy batch in the fermenter? What yeast did you use? Chunks of yeast that settled out once it was bottled seems to indicate it could have used more time in the primary (or...
Forum: Cider Forum 07-11-2010, 03:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,509
Posted By goodbyebluesky82
Dead yeast won't hurt you but you still don't...

Dead yeast won't hurt you but you still don't want to consume it. It does weird things to a lot of people's digestive systems.

You could pour from the bottle into a glass to drink it and then you...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 228

 
Forum Jump