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Posted in thread: Help me out of this mess! on 09-10-2014 at 11:14 PM
OK, I have 60 lbs of pears (that were cleaned, sliced, destemmed and then frozen) that I mashed
up for a 5 gallon batch of wine.I poured the juicy mash into straining bags figuring I could
Posted in thread: Cider time in Michigan yet? on 09-10-2014 at 09:14 PM
I'm heading back up to my home state of Michigan for a weeklong visit. It's getting to be about
that time whete I start my cider batches and experimentations. I'll be in both the Detroit area
Posted in thread: Geek v. Nerd on 09-02-2014 at 03:14 PM
You are able to locate an umlat on a keyboard. What kind of geek does that make you? Especially
since you are from Michigan.That's a rhetorical question? ... what.Ok ... what kind of geek
does it make...
Posted in thread: Geek v. Nerd on 09-01-2014 at 07:12 PM
I'm sure I'm 100% one of these. Appallingly so. I don't know which one because I can't get down
with the etymology, but rest assured I'm out of control one of them.Maybe you guys can tell me
Posted in thread: How do I get started? on 08-27-2014 at 07:30 PM
... I was just following the recipe in this forum. :)that could have been a recipe for a
5-gallon carboy (?) ... like I say I did not read the recipe on that other thread.For what it's
worth, one of t...
Posted in thread: How do I get started? on 08-27-2014 at 07:25 PM
So I should add more juice? I think I have a little bit more in my fridge that I could add. I
was just following the recipe in this forum. :)Yep. That should be fine.If you had much larger
an amount t...
Posted in thread: How do I get started? on 08-27-2014 at 07:08 PM
Kimmy ...An early tip on your photo ..... you had ought to take action by the end of your
primary ferment (that is, by the time things stop bubbling so much) to reduce the amount of
"headspace" ... th...
Posted in thread: How do I get started? on 08-27-2014 at 06:46 PM
I appreciate all the info. And after doing hours of my own research, as well as info from this
site, I did go out and purchase a 6 gallon carboy, bung, airlock, yeast specific for cider,
Posted in thread: How do I get started? on 08-27-2014 at 05:54 PM
One last thought ...As the Original Poster mentioned being motivated to make cider after having
liked the flavor of a commercial brand ... on the 2 pages of posts in the following thread
there is some...
Posted in thread: How do I get started? on 08-27-2014 at 04:46 PM
Not sure I agree. JOAM is unique in that you MUST follow the directions precisely - including
the use of bread yeast - The one thing that following Joe's recipe will NOT do is help you
understand a si...