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11-10-2009 8:30 AM


  • Walnut Creek, CA
  • To make cool ciders, and various fermented juices (maybe schnapps (german style)
  • Golfing,Drinking
  • Financial Analyst
  • Andrei Obolenskiy
  • anything but rap.
  • The Black Swan
  • New to brewing, and I don't drink beer. I am making some cider with gallon glass jars filled with unfiltered organic juice from whole foods.
  • Various fermented juices, schnapps (german style)
  • Male
  • Married


  • Posted in thread: **NEW noob Recipe ** on 11-09-2009 at 04:03 PM
    So, you listed 2 juices but only included one in your instructions. Did you use the apple or
    the cranberry, or both?oops! sorry about the ommision of the cranberry/rasberry juice. after
    adding the oth...

  • Posted in thread: **NEW noob Recipe ** on 11-08-2009 at 04:43 AM
    Hey Guys, Sometimes a noob can come up with some ideas, and I had the ah ha last week. This is
    a total experiement but I wanted to share my fun, and keep a status report on the product.

  • Posted in thread: Did I just screw up? on 11-08-2009 at 04:32 AM
    I just crashed mine too, and it was kind of dry (I think the sugar helped) and had a bite to
    it. I filled it last night leaving the small part to the top of the bottle, and then let them
    sit out from ...

  • Posted in thread: Did I just screw up? on 11-06-2009 at 10:26 PM
    Be careful about using plastic root beer bottles. Although they are nice and brown, it is VERY
    difficult to get rid of the rootbeer smell and they can impart a taste on the final product. I
    bottle som...

  • Posted in thread: Did I just screw up? on 11-03-2009 at 12:05 AM
    I guess i should have used the common sense with that one! Dishwasher no-sanitizer yes!So I
    have the second bottle going since yesterday. I took out 1/3 gallon from the cider bottle, and
    added cranber...

  • Posted in thread: Did I just screw up? on 11-02-2009 at 03:19 PM
    Proper sanitation drastically reduces your chances of a bad batch. I don't see a problem using
    the store jug as a primary, but I'd highly recommend a bung and airlock. The plastic wrap
    method works du...

  • Posted in thread: Did I just screw up? on 11-02-2009 at 04:10 AM
    I am doing about the same thing but on the cheap. I bought a glass on gallon jar of pasturized
    unfiltered organic apple juice from whole foods. I went down to the local brew store and spent
    5 bucks on...