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  • Just starting out with brewing.

    I have no taste for beer or most wines. Cider and Mead are about the only fermented drinks I care to consume.
  • Sport Climbing,Drag Racig and now Home Brew
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  • Delerium, Die Krupps, Jakalope, Weird Al, KMFDM, blah blah blah I have weird tastes in music and eve
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  • Not listing so as not to feed the trolls
  • It sounded fun.
  • More cider and perhaps some mead
  • A one gallon variation of the Sepentine Cider from the recipie database.
    Also one gallon of what I think is a Cyser that I have high hopes for.
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  • No name for it yet, was my first brew. about 2 months old and maturing quite well. Currently tastes like Ace Apple, only better.
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  • Posted in thread: Funky cinnamon cider on 01-18-2014 at 12:21 AM
    I've stopped using cinnamon in my primaries because of that. I have had horrible luck with it.
    Usually I have to wait months before the stench settles with the lees. And then it's terrible
    to finish a...

  • Posted in thread: Show us your cider in a photo!!! on 10-29-2013 at 02:22 AM
    3 gallons of strawberry-kiwi cider and 5 of a ginger apple cider. I have another 5 in an ale
    pale of a pineapple apple cider, but who want to see a big white bucket.156845

  • Posted in thread: PAA (Pineapple apple apple) on 10-28-2013 at 03:42 AM
    Pineapples are cheap at Costco right now and you just gave me a great idea!

  • Posted in thread: Unexpected Wild Yeasties...Or So I Think... on 10-27-2013 at 01:49 AM
    Hello everyone, I picked up some fresh pressed cider yesterday from a local orchard and was
    planning on making a few different batches. I pitched the appropriate amount of campden in two
    of the batche...

  • Posted in thread: 5 Day Sweet Country Cider on 10-10-2013 at 01:10 AM
    I loved this stuff so much last year that I’m making many more gallons this fall. I am
    however having issues trying to figure out how to get it in a keg and stop the fermentation. I
    can’t ...

  • Posted in thread: Commercial Hard Ciders on 09-26-2013 at 03:39 AM
    Crispin’s artisanal releases are typically good. There are a couple stinkers, but most
    are really good.

  • Posted in thread: Bottle Bombs! on 06-07-2013 at 06:09 PM
    WHAT!?!? Don't toss it all! Go get a bar tender style bottle opener and start gently relieving
    the pressure. A normal bottle opener will work too, but it's easier to deform the cap by
    accident. You do...

  • Posted in thread: Removing plastic labels? on 02-18-2013 at 01:42 AM
    Good ol' soap and water then hit them with a magic eraser. The magic eraser works wonders for
    getting all of that gunk off!I just discovered using the Magic Eraser a week or two ago. I'm
    never doing a...

  • Posted in thread: Angry Orchard on 02-08-2013 at 11:58 PM
    Just picked up some new AO release called Elder Flower. I'll take a reading on it tonight and
    post the results.

  • Posted in thread: hard cider on 02-03-2013 at 08:30 PM
    The consistently highest sugar content apple I've come across in my research is a French cider
    variety called Médaille d'or. Been known to go above 1.100/13.5% ABV in the right conditions on
    a good ye...