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by homemade12
Mon Mar 31, 2014 6:23 pm
Forum: Recipe Development
Topic: american scotch
Replies: 25
Views: 2034

Re: american scotch

plaz if never played with beer i would be lost with what you said but got it,, and ty. reason i dont play with beer can buy good beer nearly same price and ya dont waste 30/40 or more trying small batch... plus if i screw up i can dump it all in 1 pot and make vodka or apple pie.. mess up a beer ,, ...
by homemade12
Fri Mar 28, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Yeasts, Enzymes, Fungi, Nutrients
Topic: hi temp wisky yeast
Replies: 7
Views: 863

Re: hi temp wisky yeast

have not used bakers in about 4 years . im in deep south 2 big probs here temp and humidity 1 gives yeast hell and other breeds bacteria and some of the most rank wild yeast and the most persistent you can find.. from doing this a few years i found,, bakers would work but ,, i have to OD mash with b...
by homemade12
Fri Mar 28, 2014 5:59 pm
Forum: Yeasts, Enzymes, Fungi, Nutrients
Topic: hi temp wisky yeast
Replies: 7
Views: 863

Re: hi temp wisky yeast

ty woodshed have used wl065 on pot still good chit ,, but looking the best ,, what are stats on the DADY i have not found them on this site as far as temp,fusel oils,esters ect. im not looking no more tonight had job that got me up 2 am est its now 10est and i drove 7.5 hours round trip so im dead t...
by homemade12
Fri Mar 28, 2014 5:46 pm
Forum: Fruits & Vegetables
Topic: orange shine
Replies: 20
Views: 2703

Re: orange shine

oranges long way away but if i have any free time i will get truck load of tangalos and do test when season. they have the lagest amount of sugar lowest acid and ez to peal pith
by homemade12
Fri Mar 28, 2014 5:17 pm
Forum: Yeasts, Enzymes, Fungi, Nutrients
Topic: hi temp wisky yeast
Replies: 7
Views: 863

Re: hi temp wisky yeast

Optimum Ferment Temp.65-70°F for white labs,,,,, i was hopin for something in the high 80s ,, i do not ferment in house and temps are already in low 80s here.. above ground wine cellar is in works but not there yet after done 76 is perfect
by homemade12
Fri Mar 28, 2014 5:11 pm
Forum: Recipe Development
Topic: just wanted to share latest experiment and i love it
Replies: 3
Views: 1019

Re: just wanted to share latest experiment and i love it

lol im low on both but in past i have done also that and love it ..try to play with specialty malts from brew shop. its not cheap but it makes things interrestin on taste... i have never been a beer maker ,, mostly wine but learning taste of beer makers malts. in distiling as in beer making its most...
by homemade12
Fri Mar 28, 2014 4:59 pm
Forum: Yeasts, Enzymes, Fungi, Nutrients
Topic: hi temp wisky yeast
Replies: 7
Views: 863

hi temp wisky yeast

im looking for a wiskey yeast that can handle summers down south but all so keep taste ,,i have found many that ferment but taste gets stripped,.... ty for any help
by homemade12
Fri Mar 28, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Recipe Development
Topic: american scotch
Replies: 25
Views: 2034

Re: american scotch

sulpher prob but im guessin its the grain type and water type.. between the 2 they can. but as far as boiling i would do ,, may have to airate but have had had 2 bad batches cuz malt and everything was washed with san star except grain,,, im boiling from now on,,, lot of wasted time plus about 25 bu...
by homemade12
Wed Mar 19, 2014 7:09 am
Forum: Grains
Topic: sprout removal on malt
Replies: 17
Views: 1428

Re: sprout removal on malt

i wanted to do it wet
by homemade12
Wed Mar 19, 2014 7:08 am
Forum: Grains
Topic: sprout removal on malt
Replies: 17
Views: 1428

Re: sprout removal on malt

corn,,, have 5 sacks of sweet corn dried from last summer
by homemade12
Fri Mar 14, 2014 6:29 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: has any one used distilers malt
Replies: 11
Views: 679

Re: has any one used distilers malt

your right or i had type o and was way off but your still closer ending was 1.013 and right again it foamed like my mouth at the strip club... ;(
by homemade12
Fri Mar 14, 2014 6:17 pm
Forum: Fruits & Vegetables
Topic: orange shine
Replies: 20
Views: 2703

Re: orange shine

plz send me recipe,, im in state known for oranges and cant get it right.and fill a few pick ups for free.. normaly i just add gin basket and some peels
by homemade12
Fri Mar 14, 2014 6:11 pm
Forum: Fruits & Vegetables
Topic: orange shine
Replies: 20
Views: 2703

Re: orange shine

what type of orange? and yeast? plz let me know
by homemade12
Fri Mar 14, 2014 6:09 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: potato vodka,,(iknow im going to catch hell)
Replies: 22
Views: 1595

Re: potato vodka,,(iknow im going to catch hell)

just typeing potato and recipe yes a lot on hd amoste all say "waste of time or why waste time" and "its hard". its been done 100s of years and potato and wheat to me make some of the smoothest vodka. if i wanted ez i would buy a bottle or 16 pounds of sugar. im more less looking for some one with e...
by homemade12
Wed Mar 12, 2014 6:41 pm
Forum: Recipe Development
Topic: american scotch
Replies: 25
Views: 2034

Re: american scotch

have not checked this thread for a long time ty for all the good info.. byw damn jimbo your still around? i have not been on distilling sites for years and not seen that name in years.. how ya been ? also is mason still around?... i spent 2 years working in bahamas and had no time for hobby.. good t...
by homemade12
Wed Mar 12, 2014 6:30 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: potato vodka,,(iknow im going to catch hell)
Replies: 22
Views: 1595

Re: potato vodka,,(iknow im going to catch hell)

i know dirty its just the volume,,, 30 pounds of mashed taters per 10 gal? i plan on ag for convert maybe a pound or so of distiler malt .. im just looking for something to work from.
by homemade12
Wed Mar 12, 2014 6:13 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: potato vodka,,(iknow im going to catch hell)
Replies: 22
Views: 1595

Re: potato vodka,,(iknow im going to catch hell)

i was trying advanced search but>>>>> Sorry but you cannot use search at this time. Please try again in a few minutes. also with reg search i can not find a recipe.. i found a lot of ppl complain and had probs with spuds but thats it
by homemade12
Wed Mar 12, 2014 6:03 pm
Forum: Fruits & Vegetables
Topic: orange shine
Replies: 20
Views: 2703

Re: orange shine

i live in the land of oranges making shine or wine out of oranges is a pain in ass. the acidity is the main prob. i have used calcium chloride flakes and calcium carbonate. the best results have been from tangerines and tangelos.. both way lower in acidity that reg oranges... still all a pain to get...
by homemade12
Wed Mar 12, 2014 5:25 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: potato vodka,,(iknow im going to catch hell)
Replies: 22
Views: 1595

potato vodka,,(iknow im going to catch hell)

im probly going to catch hell but....im looking for a potato vodka recipe,,the reason is my garden went nuts on the potato end this year. have 200 pounds in racks of pine straw now and have probly another 200 coming... i never had a harvest like this and dont want to waste it. i have even gave a bun...
by homemade12
Wed Mar 12, 2014 3:51 pm
Forum: Grains
Topic: sprout removal on malt
Replies: 17
Views: 1428

Re: sprout removal on malt

not to mess your thred up but what temps you keepin them in to go so fast?
by homemade12
Wed Mar 12, 2014 3:50 pm
Forum: Grains
Topic: sprout removal on malt
Replies: 17
Views: 1428

Re: sprout removal on malt

that is a nice set up prairie.. would love to see thread on it
by homemade12
Tue Mar 11, 2014 7:03 pm
Forum: Mashing, fermenting, flavoring and aging related hardware
Topic: Using a Keg as a Big Old Pot
Replies: 47
Views: 61116

Re: Using a Keg as a Big Old Pot

how do you seal bowl to keg? may have missed it.. i have tried this on half keg and failed
by homemade12
Tue Mar 11, 2014 6:47 pm
Forum: Grains
Topic: sprout removal on malt
Replies: 17
Views: 1428

sprout removal on malt

is there a fast and effective way to remove sprouts from a malt? im looking to home made tumbler or am i just best hand shaking it on a screen? i dont plan tpo dry
by homemade12
Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:22 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: has any one used distilers malt
Replies: 11
Views: 679

Re: has any one used distilers malt

ty corene that is the malt and you are right on the unfementable sugars after ferment i seen .it started with a 1.053 sg ended with 1.023 so still in 8.3% range guesstamateing. cooking it this weekend so will let you know it taste a lil sweet out of fementer taste and smelles great! thinking of taki...
by homemade12
Sat Mar 08, 2014 6:42 pm
Forum: Recipe Development
Topic: just wanted to share latest experiment and i love it
Replies: 3
Views: 1019

just wanted to share latest experiment and i love it

made this a few runns.i dont know what to call it but for now its exp#31. all flaked grains from brew shop except malt and i have never put any oak to it yet and oldest aged is 6 months. im thinking light toasted oak, but it never last. my mash bill is 35% corn 25% rye 25% wheat, the other 15% is 10...
by homemade12
Sun Mar 02, 2014 7:49 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: has any one used distilers malt
Replies: 11
Views: 679

Re: has any one used distilers malt

ty rock this was not a standard 6 row will get name next time i go. i have used domestic 6 row for years
by homemade12
Sun Mar 02, 2014 6:41 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: has any one used distilers malt
Replies: 11
Views: 679

Re: has any one used distilers malt

lmao cuz i ask about off taste of a malt that converts faster than any 6 row i ever seen?you worry about me being safe. i will let this got to you not reading or just knowing it all
by homemade12
Sun Mar 02, 2014 6:08 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: has any one used distilers malt
Replies: 11
Views: 679

Re: has any one used distilers malt

your so niccceeeee
by homemade12
Sun Mar 02, 2014 5:49 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: has any one used distilers malt
Replies: 11
Views: 679

Re: has any one used distilers malt

PS brew shop said it can almost convert ant thing.. rice?
by homemade12
Sun Mar 02, 2014 5:48 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: has any one used distilers malt
Replies: 11
Views: 679

has any one used distilers malt

has any one used distlilers malt? i found this stuff at a new brew shop today did test at 40 min and 50 had full conversion in about 53 min :esurprised: .. used it on a 40% flaked corn 40% flaked wheat mash bill used this malt like any 6 row i done b4. is there any off taste leaving it on grain for ...