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Posted in thread: Masstoberfest 2015 on 08-04-2015 at 11:22 PM
You SO need to move.Trust me, if I was going to move the last place I'd choose would be close
to Detroit. It's right up there with Baltimore on my list of favorite cities to try to avoid.If
I move, I ...
Posted in thread: Making cider without a press on 08-04-2015 at 11:16 PM
I used to always do it "the redneck" way until I got a press. That is, freeze the apples (so
when they thaw they are easier to smash up), and then smash them by hand. I put them in big
mesh bags (from...
Posted in thread: Masstoberfest 2015 on 08-04-2015 at 10:28 PM
Hey Yoop,We have a travel nurse from the UP working here for the summer. Nice enough kid but
he's kind of awkward. Never saw overall scrubs before. Anyways, he flew home this past weekend
for a weddin...
Posted in thread: lost instructions-which kit do I have? on 08-04-2015 at 12:20 PM
what could I do if I wanted to make it hoppy like an IPA? put the hops in towards the end of
the boil?You need some bittering hops at 60 minutes, to balance the sweet malt. But yes, but
most of the ho...
Posted in thread: Countdown to Armegeddon: Will Yooper's post count break the internet? on 08-04-2015 at 12:13 PM
Oh, no! Maybe I should just shut up? Wait. What am I thinking? I don't know if I can! :drunk:
Posted in thread: Another am I stuck? on 08-04-2015 at 12:00 PM
No I have not dumped the yeast yet. Thinking I may just harvest and repitch the same yeast to
see if that will get it going?No, as yeast is microscopic and there should be plenty in
suspension. I'm re...
Posted in thread: More questions from a newbie on 08-03-2015 at 11:27 PM
I hate fermented molasses/brown sugar as it just tastes terrible to me. I don't love molasses
anyway, but once the sugar is fermented out it's even worse. My favorite ciders use no added
Posted in thread: primary to secondary to bottle on 08-03-2015 at 11:24 PM
What about just leaving it in the primary until done and then bottling in the 1 gallon.For the
in bottle fermentation (after adding sugar), don't you bottle and then close the tops?In the
video at the...
Posted in thread: Plum wine on 08-03-2015 at 11:21 PM
Yooper...I have a 3 gallon patch in the carboy now, secondary...been in there 3 weeks and is
slowwwwly clearing....still hazy looking. Any tips to help it clear? Looks like with my
schedule, it will n...
Posted in thread: dry hopping in a keg on 08-03-2015 at 12:04 PM
Any IPA isn't going to have 'in your face' hops aroma after 6 months. Hops aroma fades
relatively quickly.I dryhop in the keg, and usually keep the keg at room temperature three days
or so before chil...