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Old 07-23-2011, 06:08 AM   #1361
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i know it cant support he bitterness, but i have been thinking it oculd be good with a really nice hop nose that could complement the apple, i might try it on the next batch

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Old 07-23-2011, 09:03 PM   #1362
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Just finished brewing this. I had an OG of 1.060. I pitched US-05 at 62 degrees after hydrating in water. I used .5 oz cascade hops (5.5% AA) and .5 pounds crystal 120, because I used a cheapo apple juice.

I put 4 gallons into my 5 gallon glass carboy, and 1 gallon into a 2 gallon bucket. I'm planning on adding a couple cinnamon sticks to the one gallon batch after about 2 weeks, and leaving it for 1 week. I *may* put a bit of nutmeg or allspice too, but probably not.

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Old 07-24-2011, 04:18 AM   #1363
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you did the blowoff and split it?

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Old 07-24-2011, 04:48 AM   #1364
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you did the blowoff and split it?
Yeah. I realize I probably didn't have to use the blow off, but I had the assembly ready and on hand. Ya never know.

Any suggestions on the spice addition for the 1 gallon test batch? Anyone try spicing the graff with good/bad results.

I'm amazed that the wort is holding at 66 degrees in my 75 degree room. I put a wet shirt over it, so maybe that's helping.
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Old 07-24-2011, 10:32 AM   #1365
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if you put it in a little thing of water an wrap the shirt so its touchin in th wate a little, itll wick it an keep it wet too

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Old 07-24-2011, 02:28 PM   #1366
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if you put it in a little thing of water an wrap the shirt so its touchin in th wate a little, itll wick it an keep it wet too
Yeah, I didn't have time to rig up a swamp cooler yet. If the temp gets too high I'll probably do it today while I bottle my mild ale.
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Old 07-27-2011, 01:20 AM   #1367
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How many Volumes of CO2 are you using for this? Or how much sugar?

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Old 07-27-2011, 03:34 AM   #1368
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So, rather than make a new thread, does anyone know what happened to Brandon? He hasn't had activity on this site for over a year.

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Old 07-27-2011, 03:43 PM   #1369
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How many Volumes of CO2 are you using for this? Or how much sugar?

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I treated it like a weisbeir. I think it wound up being ~.25 lbs of sugar. I can look it up in my log when I get home.
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I treated it like a weisbeir. I think it wound up being ~.25 lbs of sugar. I can look it up in my log when I get home.
Thanks, I appreciate it! When I checked the Priming Calculator, they had cider down for 2.25 volumes of CO2 (I think), but I wasn't sure if I should treat this as a normal cider in terms of carbonation or not.
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