Last Activity:12-19-2013 10:19 PM
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Posted in thread: Cinnamon recipes on 12-20-2013 at 04:07 AM
Why not use real cinnamon? Put a very small amount in a coffee filter and pour vodka over it,
or filter through a coffee filter after being soaked in neutral spirits. To me there is a huge
Posted in thread: Effects of Low Temps. on 12-20-2013 at 03:46 AM
Moto? Did you mean "motto" j/k
Posted in thread: Adding Depth to your Cider on 12-20-2013 at 01:47 AM
I would check that out asap! :) Sitting here thinking, I have had many "summer" fruit salads,
that contained both apple and one or more stone fruits, so you should be good to go. Without
Posted in thread: Adding Depth to your Cider on 12-19-2013 at 07:28 PM
I have a small amount of a FAJC batch left from a batch bottled in June. This batch was primed
and when the fermentation got to where I wanted (I thought) I pasteurized it. At first it
really didn't t...
Posted in thread: Something Different on 12-19-2013 at 04:40 PM
I have a 22qt SS pot w/o a valve. I have a Zapap tun, and for me it does a really good job to
lauter and sparge my wort. A while back, I accidentally "over cooled" my wort before before it
went into t...
Posted in thread: Beginners Mild on 12-19-2013 at 03:30 PM
I am concerned regarding an immediate drop in temperature. Dropping the temperature 6 degrees
all at once (overnight) the yeast may fall out. I am curious, why do you want to lower the
temperature @ 6...
Posted in thread: STC-1000 Too Accurate? on 12-18-2013 at 05:20 PM
The first time I used the STC-1000 controller, was the first batch in my freezer. Initially the
heater and the freezer were cycling on/off, about every ten minutes. The wort was still higher
Posted in thread: Propane burner on 12-18-2013 at 04:37 PM
I have to ask, why are you pitching at such a high temperature? Pitching at 75* F, could
possibly get wort up to 85* F during the most critical time , the first three days, and produce
all kinds of of...
Posted in thread: Lessons learned through experience on 12-18-2013 at 02:44 AM
I know an Immersion Chiller has been mentioned, I just built one from some on sale copper
tubing from Home D. I purchased 5/8", for $28.00 as that was all they had on sale at the time.
Major pain in t...
Posted in thread: Lessons learned through experience on 12-17-2013 at 11:32 PM
When I was new, I really didn't understand the whole "sparge" thing and made barely drinkable
beer. As soon as you can, make a lauder/sparge tun, by using the Zapap method to make it on the