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Posted in thread: The HomeBrewTalk 2015 Big Giveaway! on 03-17-2015 at 06:34 AM
In like Flynn
Posted in thread: Rebel Brewer Giveaway! on 11-22-2013 at 06:23 PM
I would gladly pay you Tuesday for a conical today.My yeast are salivating
Posted in thread: 2012 Washington Mead & Cider Cup on 12-10-2012 at 07:06 PM
We ended up with 134 entries for this competition with quite a few coming in from out of state.
The entries are all sorted and waiting for judging next weekend. It will be exiting to see and
Posted in thread: Minimum Cider PH with Ale yeast on 11-30-2012 at 07:55 PM
Thanx for the input Yoop. The sulfites are also a good possibility that I hadn't thought of.
Obviously CvilleKevin has had pretty good luck with beer yeasts so I know it is doable. There
is just not a...
Posted in thread: Minimum Cider PH with Ale yeast on 11-30-2012 at 07:30 AM
Thanx gregbathurst. I have done a few ciders with English Cider yeast and I agree a PH of 3.3
worked nicely. I was curious why the Wyeast 1098 did not seem to work at that PH though, and
Posted in thread: Minimum Cider PH with Ale yeast on 11-29-2012 at 07:27 PM
Well it appears no-one has a firm answer on this one. As it ws getting to be way too many days
without ferment I made up a re-hydrated batch of Lalvin D47 a couple days ago and pitched that.
I had fer...
Posted in thread: Minimum Cider PH with Ale yeast on 11-27-2012 at 09:21 AM
I have a question. My wife and I have been doing some playing around with cider for the last
several months and have had some decent results using English Cider yeast. After reading much
Posted in thread: 2012 Washington Mead & Cider Cup on 10-12-2012 at 09:37 AM
The WA Mead and Cider cup is going to be a fantastic competition. It recognizes the growth in
home made mead and cider making in recent years and gives a place to compete these beverages
clear of the ...
Posted in thread: Am I misunderstanding the functionality of a kegarator? on 08-17-2012 at 08:47 PM
Line length balancing is nowhere near as critical with cider. The reason being is cider will
not foam up the way beer will if the lines are too short. I have run cider at 16-18 psi through
an 8' line ...
Posted in thread: Am I misunderstanding the functionality of a kegarator? on 08-16-2012 at 07:59 PM
The cider should be cold to take the CO2. Then put your 10-12 psi on and wait. In about a week
you should start noticing decent carbonation Might be 10-12 days until you hit the peak
carbonation for t...