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Old 01-14-2009, 02:43 PM   #31
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Seeing as you go the glass jugs, you'll probably want to find smaller stoppers. LHBS near there?
Yeah, I'll just have to make a trip up there sometime I guess. I'm gonna try the rest of my universal stoppers and just see if maybe the one I had in my hand at the time was just big or something.
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Old 01-19-2009, 01:56 PM   #32
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I just bought 3 gallons of that Whole Foods unfiltered juice in the glass jugs and it was totally worth it. I can't get 1 gallon carboys at the LHBS for under $5 so $7 for a gallon of high quality juice plus a carboy is a deal. I bought a 3 gallon better bottle and emptied all three gallons into it w/ 1/2lb of extra light DME and champagne yeast, a little weaker than Apfelwein but should be along the same lines. I also bought 3 lbs of clover honey and now have a gallon of mead going in one of the glass jugs along w/ the 3 gallons of cider. Now its all waiting. I'll prob split the cider into the other 2 gallon jugs so I can experiment w/ additives too.

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Old 01-27-2009, 11:17 PM   #33
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Anyone buying cider in the philadelphia area. Boyertown to be exact? having a hard time finding anything.

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Old 02-15-2009, 04:06 PM   #34
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Any ideas on where to get a stopper for these from somewhere other than a mail order or LHBS? Home Depot?

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Old 02-18-2009, 04:57 AM   #35
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Anyone buying cider in the philadelphia area. Boyertown to be exact? having a hard time finding anything.
dunno about the metro area but there's a whole foods on South Street in the touristy area that should carry it
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Old 02-18-2009, 03:24 PM   #36
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Any ideas on where to get a stopper for these from somewhere other than a mail order or LHBS? Home Depot?
So I'm thinking like a 3/4 - 1 inch OD tube might just fit right into the neck and use it as a blow off tube?
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Old 02-20-2009, 05:18 AM   #37
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I just bought 3 gallons of that Whole Foods unfiltered juice in the glass jugs and it was totally worth it.
JohnnyC, did you do anything w/ the 3G? I've got one running for three weeks, and shows no signs of clearing... patience, being a virtue, is in short supply.
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Old 02-20-2009, 01:09 PM   #38
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It's only been 3 weeks, give it more time.

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Old 02-20-2009, 02:24 PM   #39
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dunno about the metro area but there's a whole foods on South Street in the touristy area that should carry it
There's also a whole foods at 20th St & Pennsylvania Ave, up near the Parkway. I've got 5 gallons of this juice making the transformation into Apfelwein right now!
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Old 02-20-2009, 04:41 PM   #40
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I used this for a batch of Apfelwine started in November, and it is still cloudy. Not like it was new, but certainly not anywhere near clear. I don't really mind since I generally make apfelwine for personal consumption and not for sharing, but I was considering using some sparkaloid to help clear it. Any thoughts?

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