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Posted in thread: Thoughts on Cider on 09-18-2013 at 08:55 AM
Actually looking at the numbers now I don't think I need such a high OG. Looks like with
champagne yeast it would ferment a cider to 6.5-7%abv with an OG of 1.048. That'd be good
enough for me and pro...
Posted in thread: Thoughts on Cider on 09-18-2013 at 08:26 AM
My fiance just started a new job, and her boss also runs an apple orchard! Naturally I'll be
taking advantage of this situation and snatching up a few gallons of pre-sorbate cider. I have
a dozen or s...
Posted in thread: First all grain brew? on 12-11-2012 at 04:17 PM
Sounds solid. Your kettle is plenty large for BIAB. I do 7 pound batches in a 4 gallon pot
without issue. 9 lbs gets a little messy, but is possible. Given that your kettle is twice the
size of mine I...
Posted in thread: First all grain brew? on 12-11-2012 at 03:41 PM
Hello fellow home brewers.After a few extract batches I'm considering skipping partial mash and
heading straight to an all grain brew. I would be using the BIAB method in my 8 gallon kettle.
I gather ...
Posted in thread: Carbonation issues? on 10-12-2012 at 08:27 PM
Feeling a lot better about it now. Got it warmed up about 10 degrees and will give it another
couple weeks and try again. Thanks all!
Posted in thread: Carbonation issues? on 10-12-2012 at 06:25 PM
Will do. Thanks guys. Its gotten colder here in the last few weeks and I think the slight
change may have made it too cold also. I'm hoping more time combined with a warmer place does
Posted in thread: Carbonation issues? on 10-12-2012 at 12:39 AM
So I'm nearing "drinking day" on my first home brew. It was a simple amber ale extract kit from
Midwest. All went well as far as I can see, save for one thing. Today is day 11 in bottle
Posted in thread: First Brew! on 09-19-2012 at 04:48 AM
Right on, thanks guys.
Posted in thread: First Brew! on 09-18-2012 at 12:05 PM
So I brewed this on Sunday. All went according to plan. I had some activity in the airlock
within a few hours and had rapid bubbling by the next morning. About 3 bubbles per second. This
Posted in thread: First Brew! on 09-16-2012 at 09:48 AM
So many responses! I use this forum's Android app and I thought that I had this thread
subscribed to. When I never got any more notifications, I never came back to check. I'm going
to kick this (my fi...