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Posted in thread: schmirnoff anyone? on 03-30-2011 at 11:03 PM
It's a fermented malt beverage. I don't think there is any vodka in it.In the US it's fermented
malt beverage, in Europe it's a bottled mixed drink with vodka.I think it might be illegal to
Posted in thread: Cider infected -- campden to the rescue? on 03-29-2011 at 11:48 PM
You need to purge the SO2 from the k-meta.:mug:Just pull the gas release on the keg when it's
hooked up to my CO2 tank?
Posted in thread: Cider infected -- campden to the rescue? on 03-28-2011 at 01:27 AM
Well, I campden'd it on Wednesday and kegged it today.I took a pull to see how it tasted and
it's not good :(Some reason the cider picked up a really awful aftertaste that wasn't there the
last time I...
Posted in thread: Cider infected -- campden to the rescue? on 03-24-2011 at 03:39 AM
My cider that I started fermenting in November was coming along so nicely... yesterday it had a
brilliantly clear color and I sampled it and it tasted awesome.Apparently I wasn't clean enough
with my ...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 03-07-2011 at 07:36 PM
I have some cider that I started fermenting in November that I'm about to get around to
bottling(long conditioning, can't hurt, right? :)) and I want to backsweeten and
pasteurize...One thing I'm conf...
Posted in thread: Anyone sucessfully done a JK Scrumpys clone? on 03-07-2011 at 07:31 PM
Fresh juice, wheat yeast eg WLP380 and a bit of brown sugar, ferment cool and crash or bottle
pasteurize at 1.015 to 1.020 will get you pretty close.I assume bottle carb for a few days,
then bottle pa...
Posted in thread: Screwed up bottling after 1.5 year primary on 11-09-2010 at 07:27 PM
If they aren't carbed in 2-3 weeks at 70F, then adding yeast is your best bet. You can store
the open packet, but only for a few weeks, as the yeast is hygroscopic and will absorb moisture
from the ai...
Posted in thread: My efficiency is HORRIBLE!! on 11-09-2010 at 04:43 PM
I only have about 10 brews under my belt, but I'm getting better thanks to this site! Everyone
here rocks and the site has helped me out tremendously!! Now . . one last question before I
leave . . . s...
Posted in thread: What sized pots should I get? on 11-08-2010 at 09:40 PM
you really want to know why i want to do small batches? i'm testing out my stovetop to see how
fast i can get 5 gallons boiling it's been 48 minutes with 2 burners cranked up and it's still
not at a r...
Posted in thread: Screwed up bottling after 1.5 year primary on 11-08-2010 at 09:27 PM
Thanks, I moved them up to my 70 degree upstairs, we'll see what that does. I tilted one of the
bottles and it does have some sediment at the bottom, not sure if it's just dead yeast falling
out of so...