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Posted in thread: good cider yeast on 09-19-2014 at 12:54 AM
I just started 3 5gal batches (local orchard sells bulk dump unpasteurized cider for $3.50 a
gal :rockin: ). One with S-04, one Notty, and one with BRY-97. Never used BRY-97 before. It
took off the sl...
Posted in thread: Bottle bomb prevention on 09-12-2014 at 02:33 AM
I've never heard of carbing by shooting for gravity level. Seems like it would be wildy
unpredictable. Calculate the amount of priming sugar to add based on the size of the batch and
vol of CO2 desire...
Posted in thread: New Trick or New to me? Aerate with Recirculating Arm on 08-25-2014 at 08:26 PM
I thought you shouldn't aerate while wort is hot or even warm (anything greater than 80* F). I
believe this is call HSA (Hot Side Aeration). I think it makes the oxygen bond with compounds
that will l...
Posted in thread: New Trick or New to me? Aerate with Recirculating Arm on 08-23-2014 at 01:58 AM
I use the white plastic mash paddle that comes in all those brewing equipment kits. I cut the
end of the handle off and the shaft just barely fits in my drill. While I am running cold water
Posted in thread: Making cider taste like apples on 08-18-2014 at 04:07 AM
I am new to all this cold crashing?Cold crashing just means throwing it in the fridge. In this
case, it can be used to suspend the yeast from carbing past the point you want. Using the
method I mentio...
Posted in thread: Making cider taste like apples on 08-18-2014 at 12:34 AM
Agree that sweetening with frozen concentrate is best. But first, stabilize the dry cider with
k-sorbate, and probably some k-meta to prevent re-fermentation. You will end up with
uncarbonated cider w...
Posted in thread: Disaster Brew on 03-31-2014 at 11:58 PM
[ame] me of this guy lol
Posted in thread: Switching to All Grain and need advice on equipment! on 03-14-2014 at 02:50 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vyz_zT_glDM could give this method a try, costs $30 for a
custom sized bad to fit you cooler...
Posted in thread: Switching to All Grain and need advice on equipment! on 03-14-2014 at 02:36 AM
The hops spider uses a nylon bag to contain the hops during the boil. Check the DIY section for
examples. Many use an insinkerator flange a hose clamp and a few threaded rods. Keggles can be
Posted in thread: Switching to All Grain and need advice on equipment! on 03-14-2014 at 01:46 AM
take a look at a metal braid(eg bazooka screen or water hose) instead of a false bottom. i've
found i get better efficiency with the braid. it is also much cheaper.I don't use any false
bottoms and do...