Brewers, Mazers, and Winemakers


Brewers, Mazers, and Winemakers

..oh my! Make your own mead, wine, or beer? Then join up.

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Started by CountryBoy. Last reply by CountryBoy Dec 13, 2015. 4 Replies

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Comment by ZP Stanley on February 29, 2016 at 8:36am

Makes sense.  Thanks, Brad!

Comment by Vendetta on February 26, 2016 at 3:33pm

Going to be brewing up some "Grapefruit IPA" this weekend!

P.S. - Sorry I missed your last post Christopher. How did your reindeer spit turn out this year?

Comment by Brad on February 26, 2016 at 3:06pm


The best idea I can come up with is to use a large collapsable plastic jug. (Boxed wine)  Unfortunately, you need to keep the wine under an inert atmosphere to prevent oxidation so once you tap the keg time is against you.  A container with flexible sides would allow you to replace the displaced volume from the outside of the container instead of within as a pressurized keg needs to.


Comment by ZP Stanley on February 3, 2016 at 4:38pm

Does anyone know... is there a way to throw wine in a keg and pour it without using compressed air?  I hate washing and sanitizing bottles and would like to avoid it if possible.


Comment by Christopher Kaffer on November 23, 2015 at 6:31pm

I just finished my annual "Reindeer Spit" this is one of my favorite times of year!
Comment by Vendetta on November 3, 2015 at 4:08pm

I just threw a batch of "Brickwarmer Holiday Amber Ale" into the fermenter last night.  Hoping to have a nice batch in time for the family Christmas party!

Comment by Christopher Kaffer on April 14, 2015 at 3:31pm
I've been brewing beer for a few months now. I am thinking about doing a cider. Any words of wisdom?
Comment by Gentleman Engineer on April 14, 2015 at 1:34pm

I have undertaken brewing previously. However, of late my intentions do stray towards that of meads.

Comment by Christopher Kaffer on March 18, 2015 at 11:37pm

What is your expected ABV?
Comment by Dakota Caraway on March 18, 2015 at 11:30pm

Made three, one gallon batches of mead using two different honeys and two different methods.  Here goes nothing!  Racking will be done 2-3 weeks from now. Hopefully I'll have some glass gallon jugs ordered and ready until then.


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