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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
    bucket.Temp is...

  • 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
    much carbona...

  • 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,

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