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Posted in thread: The best bottles for bottling. on 02-09-2016 at 12:07 AM
The 22 oz ones.
Posted in thread: Does anyone else ignore their water? on 12-25-2015 at 11:56 PM
Only bought water once and that was my 1st 5 gal batch.It was a hassle and extra expense so
tried our deep well water and everything came out fine.After getting some brewing
experience/knowledge I exa...
Posted in thread: Longest Hopstand on 12-25-2015 at 08:58 PM
Looks like todays brewing of a 5.5 gal. galaxy extra pale ale (extract kit) is going to sit on
the hopstand until the outside air (30 F) cools it enough to dump in the plastic fermenter
Posted in thread: Favorite IPA on 12-23-2015 at 05:25 PM
I keep going back to Morebeers Columbus IPA .There are two versions actually, one is all
columbus hopsand the other uses magnum hops for bittering, i like both.Price is decent too and
free shipping wi...
Posted in thread: How Many Gallons of Mead 2015 Edition! on 12-20-2015 at 01:00 PM
Had one bee colony depart the hive late this year, they just left, so got some free honey and
started a 5 gallons batch of Traditional Mead . 987+5 = 992
Posted in thread: Still cider carbonation failure on 12-11-2015 at 04:41 PM
I forgot to mention cold crashing this 5 gals. cider for about 1 1/2 days before bottling.Could
it be the yeast are not very plentiful after cold crashing and it may take a month or more
before any ap...
Posted in thread: Still cider carbonation failure on 12-10-2015 at 06:36 PM
Did you hydrate the sugar and mix it in with the cider before bottling? If so, then try giving
it some higher temps for a another couple weeks as suggested. Maybe even bring the bottles
upstairs if po...
Posted in thread: Still cider carbonation failure on 12-10-2015 at 06:27 PM
Put it in a room near a radiator. Try to get the temp closer to 70 deg. I usually use 3/4-1 cup
per 5 gal.Yeah i knew i wasn't using the recommended amount of sugar but didn't really want
Posted in thread: Still cider carbonation failure on 12-10-2015 at 06:18 PM
Can you return the cider to a carboy and pitch a little yeast and then rebottle?Too much
trouble, its not that important for a few bubbles
Posted in thread: Still cider carbonation failure on 12-10-2015 at 06:17 PM
that should have given you aprox 2 vol/CO2. How long has the cider sat in
primary/secondary?This cider started fermenting in mid september, about 3 mos ago,