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02-18-2011

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    ABOUT ME

  • a novice homebrewer... but extremely passionate about good booze... be it ciders... whiskeys... stouts... whatever the medium as long as it's amazing and creative.
  • Rockstar in training!
    Novice Homebrewer
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  • Lexx Talon
  • Heavy Metal, Industrial, Irish/Scottish/English traditional folk music, Irish/Scottish punk rock
  • Casablanca, The Boondock Saints, Harsh Times
  • Supernatural, Dexter, Burn Notice, Stargate (Sg-1 & Atlantis)
  • Variation of End of Days mead with a vial of my blood in it, Blackstrap Cider, Sweet Raspberry Mel
  • BrewFrick's Panty Dropping Cider (with citrus mod)
  • Pomegranate Sparkling Dry Cider, Basic 6% Semi-sweet cider
  • VERY young dry cider (8.7%)
  • Male
  • Married
  • Tampa Bay
  • FL

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: amazing deals on honey and cider on 04-07-2011 at 08:21 PM

  • Posted in thread: amazing deals on honey and cider on 04-07-2011 at 08:20 PM
    Just figured I'd share some amazing deals I got this week. Walgreens by me (Treasure Island,
    FL) has 2lbs of honey for $3... might wanna check your local stores to see if they have the
    same deal... I'...

  • Posted in thread: strange priming/sweetening ideas... on 04-05-2011 at 07:03 AM
    which is the plan.... the question is whether the preservatives will affect the active yeast...
    so it will either carb up... or remain sweet... depending on the lvl of effect...

  • Posted in thread: strange priming/sweetening ideas... on 04-04-2011 at 07:15 PM
    reading a few threads about Dr Pepper beer... and trying to brew Mt. Dew successfully... I'm
    thinking about doing some experimenting myself.But to avoid issues with preservatives and such,
    I'm thinkin...

  • Posted in thread: carb and sweeten idea for consideration... on 03-20-2011 at 03:54 AM
    yeh... I meant k-sorbate and camden. I was under the impression that it killed the yeast... or
    at least rendered them incapable of eating any more sugars. Interesting... so it doesn't
    actually kill th...

  • Posted in thread: carb and sweeten idea for consideration... on 03-20-2011 at 03:03 AM
    I'm doing several batches of cider... and was going through different concepts for sparkling
    and sweet cider... and got an idea:If we primed a batch... and put it into... say, 2L
    bottles... to carb up...

  • Posted in thread: Fat Basset Black Strap Cider on 03-20-2011 at 02:55 AM
    that's actually what I was thinking about doing... and it'll give me an opportunity to taste it
    with JUST the vanilla tea as well...I've read several versions of this on these forums... but
    am still d...

  • Posted in thread: Fat Basset Black Strap Cider on 03-20-2011 at 02:42 AM
    @LexxTalon, I would just do up a batch with no molasses and blend it with your super-molasses
    version half and half.that's actually what I was thinking about doing... and it'll give me an
    opportunity ...

  • Posted in thread: Fat Basset Black Strap Cider on 03-19-2011 at 07:49 AM
    lol! actually... I divided 16 oz (the size of the bottle of molasses) by 5 instead of the 12 oz
    in your recipe... so yeh... that's my mistake... it's just WAY too much molasses for the batch.
    oops! I'...

  • Posted in thread: I want to make wine from Mountain Dew Throwback on 03-19-2011 at 07:44 AM
    oh... and krausen is just foam.It's produced by the attenuation of the sugars by the yeast...
    and is just a really good indicator as to how well your yeast are doing on the sugars
    provided.You'll see ...

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