Brewers, Mazers, and Winemakers

Information

Brewers, Mazers, and Winemakers

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

Members: 260
Latest Activity: May 19

Discussion Forum

Introduction and advice needed on a Weizener

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

New to the group / Chocolate Mint Stout

Started by Keith D. Last reply by Pedro Silva Jun 8, 2015. 3 Replies

Feeler: Man art for your Beer Cave!

Started by Nate. Last reply by Tim Favreau Mar 8, 2014. 2 Replies

Comment Wall

Comment

You need to be a member of Brewers, Mazers, and Winemakers to add comments!

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

ZP,

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.

-Brad

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.

Thanks!

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

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
Nice!!

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.

 

Members (259)

 
 
 

Latest Activity

David F. replied to AdamInTrans's discussion Accountability Group
"AdamInTrans  I'm holding you accountable.  Start the group. "
1 hour ago
David F. replied to James's discussion When can a kid pick his own damn hairstyle?!
"My son goes to a private school which requires no hair long enough to touch the collar and no non-natural hair color.  Beyond that it is his to choose.   Life is about learning to manage choice.  It is our job as parents to give our…"
1 hour ago
george morgan posted a discussion

Straight Razors

Even though I know this question would be more appropriately placed in the grooming topic area, I want to get the opinion of a larger group of guys than may go to the grooming area on a regular basis..........If you use a straight razor, what kind do you use?  I am considering switching to a straight razor and need the opinions of guys who use straight razors on a regular basis.....what kinds do you use......what kinds do you like.....which ones take the most/least maintenance...what kinds of…See More
1 hour ago
Vendetta replied to Steve Dallas's discussion Corporate Stupidity
"I recommend you try a "vesper martini". http://cocktails.about.com/od/ginrecipes/r/vesper_cocktail.htm ;"
2 hours ago
Jack Bauer replied to Dan B's discussion How to negotiate a higher salary?
"The best way to ask for a raise is to show the decision-maker the value that you bring.  It's better to start with a preliminary discussion about what specific benchmarks your supervisor would like to see met.  Then, when you make the…"
12 hours ago
Liam Strain replied to James's discussion When can a kid pick his own damn hairstyle?!
"My 5 year old has not shown any interest except "I don't want to get a haircut" - but not for style reasons. That said, I think if he did care, we wouldn't much. "
12 hours ago
Dan B posted a discussion

How to negotiate a higher salary?

From my previous post, I mentioned that I am currently a temp for a corporation. This past week my boss said they want me in for a permanent position. It looks like I'll be getting hired as a permanent employee. I would greatly want a higher salary though. As a temp I'm getting $20/hr without the benefits. The employees who currently work there started off as temps. I asked around and they said their hourly rate went up when they became permanent employees.My question is, how reasonable of an…See More
12 hours ago
P. Dictus Magister joined Chris O.'s group
Thumbnail

Gentleman Conservatives

A meeting place for gentlemen who believe in Conservative values and principles.
16 hours ago

© 2016   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service