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  • Posted in thread: Homebrewing -- Does it take too long? on 08-05-2014 at 12:59 PM
    5 hours on a Saturday away from the family. Wives like to harp on this it seems till you put it
    into perspective.How many hours are wasted watching TV as family time? No one interacts, you
    just watch ...

  • Posted in thread: 5 Day Sweet Country Cider on 08-02-2014 at 02:28 AM
    Bottled my first batch earlier today. Put them in the fridge a few minutes ago and am enjoying
    a glass from my test bottle.Nice and fizzy, great flavor and very cloudy, but I am not
    concerned with how...

  • Posted in thread: George Washington's Beer Recipe on 08-01-2014 at 11:13 PM
    This is not Washington's recipe, but I have been reading a book on early American beverages and
    it has a number of interesting recipes from our forefathers.Here is one taken from the book "A
    Way to Li...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap or Alternative Ferment Buckets? on 08-01-2014 at 08:30 PM
    Back in the day people used those collapsible water containers you find in the camping section
    of you local sporting goods store. They are cheap and take up little space when not in use. I
    have never ...

  • Posted in thread: Free HomeBrewTalk Swag - Giveaway Open to All on 08-01-2014 at 07:03 PM
    I am in, thanks for the contest.

  • Posted in thread: 5 Day Sweet Country Cider on 07-30-2014 at 04:56 PM
    How would one go about bottling this up in PET bottles? I have read that stovetop pasteurizing
    will melt the bottles. I am wanting to get a batch going, but all I have are the plastic PET
    bottles. Wil...

  • Posted in thread: Blackberry Cider on 07-28-2014 at 02:51 AM
    The berries are ripe down in Southern Oregon. Planning on some blackberry cider as well as some
    wine in the next week or so. The first picking went to jam so we will have to go back out and
    get more t...

  • Posted in thread: FastRack Party Pack Giveaway! - Open to All Members! on 07-26-2014 at 01:40 PM
    Thanks for the giveaway.In!

  • Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 11-05-2010 at 04:27 AM
    I made a batch of this and it has been in the bottle for about 5 weeks now. Gave a sample to my
    neighbors and they absolutely loved it. I am going to have to ration this batch till I can get
    more made...

  • Posted in thread: On the ethics and legalities of acquiring bottles... on 10-06-2010 at 03:50 AM
    Agreed, just ask and you will be surprised by the amount of bottles you come away with.Also,
    keep an eye on craigslist for freebies too. I get a lot that way.

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