Last Activity:12-11-2013 11:42 AM
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Posted in thread: best spices for a Christmas brew on 11-11-2013 at 01:59 AM
Cinnamon, orange peel, ginger, all spice, mace, cloves and star anise.I made a tea with them
and added at bottling.Came out so good! Just had a Southern Tier 2XMAS ale that tasted a lot
Posted in thread: Why clear vs cloudy cider. on 10-29-2013 at 10:44 PM
Chickened out and pasteurized my cider before completely carbonated today.Sparkling but not
like beer. Was afraid of bottle bombs. :o
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 10-26-2013 at 05:46 PM
After reading this entire thread. :DI thought I would give this a try. I make beer and just
finished Caramel Hard Cider.So one "standard" by the recipe waaaaaaay back on the first page of
this old and...
Posted in thread: Why clear vs cloudy cider. on 10-19-2013 at 10:10 PM
Update on my cider journey. You can see I decided to go clear.
Posted in thread: Show us your cider in a photo!!! on 10-19-2013 at 07:06 PM
Cleared and at FG.
Posted in thread: Splitting Batch on 10-19-2013 at 12:06 AM
New to cider making first batch.I have a batch of the now famous Caramel Apple Cider from this
forum ready to bottle.Not sure if I want carbonated or still cider. So I want to split a batch
1/2 and 1/...
Posted in thread: Hop stand on 10-18-2013 at 07:31 PM
Isn't this the same concept as a Hopback? Only using your brew kettle as the vessel?Hot wort (I
know 180 degrees) and hops in a closed vessel.Just saying, not looking for flames. :)
Posted in thread: Why clear vs cloudy cider. on 09-28-2013 at 04:27 PM
I am only an hour away from Bellwether Hard Cider. Maybe I should do a road trip and taste some
cider so I know what mine should taste like this being my first batch.
Posted in thread: How many of your kids can brew beer? on 09-26-2013 at 03:23 PM
My 9 year old helped me some with one a couple of brews ago. Not sure if I will get that to
happen again anytime soon. My 2 and 4 year olds like to try and help much to my distress! My
oldest not only...
Posted in thread: Why clear vs cloudy cider. on 09-25-2013 at 09:42 PM
OK I guess I will clarify it with some pectic enzyme.I will do the post fermentation method
since it is 4 days into fermentation.Thanks for the feed back.