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Posted in thread: First Successful Cider on 09-29-2014 at 03:41 PM
Well, this batch ended up as a total loss.The sorbate and bisulfite did not kill off the yeast.
I had bottled this in wine bottles with corks and most of them popped out. The ones that didn't
or were ...
Posted in thread: First Successful Cider on 08-14-2014 at 03:51 AM
Today I completed my first successful cider. This was not my first cider, but the first one
that was drinkable.About every four years I get the itch to try some home brewing. My first go
round was in ...
Posted in thread: First attempt at cider on 04-27-2009 at 03:03 PM
I just bottled my batch of cider. I started it a month ago and bottled it this weekend. I tried
a bottle of it after letting it sit in the fridge for a few hours and I think it needs to set
for a good...
Posted in thread: What is a Lambic supposed to taste like? on 04-23-2009 at 09:17 PM
What exactly is a lambic supposed to taste like? I picked up a Lindemans Peche Lambic and it
was not at all what I was expecting. I was expecting a very sour and strong beer and what I got
was very sw...
Posted in thread: Newbie tries dangerous capsumelomel recipe, ISO feedback on 04-07-2009 at 02:42 PM
I saw in Tusch's sig from another post that he was brewing a Habanero mead so I started looking
for threads on it. I think I might have to give it a go in a couple of months when local
peppers are rip...
Posted in thread: First Batch of Hard Cider - Weird Looking Trub on 04-05-2009 at 07:51 PM
Thanks for the response. I thought I had some kind of nasty infection as well. It freakin
looked like a giant petree dish to me.Glad to hear others have had the same result and that it
is not an infec...
Posted in thread: First Batch of Hard Cider - Weird Looking Trub on 04-05-2009 at 03:54 PM
Is this what my Trub is supposed to look like? I just racked from Primary to Secondary and this
looks a bit odd to me.Hard+Cider+-+Racking+Trub.JPG (image)
Posted in thread: First attempt at cider on 04-03-2009 at 01:35 AM
I just took a gravity reading on this batch and it came out as 1.000Is that too fast for it to
have fermented? I can still see little bubbles popping up when I peak in the air-lock hole.I
tasted a bit...
Posted in thread: First attempt at cider on 04-02-2009 at 12:39 PM
I am a bit paranoid about sanitizing stuff. I didn't actually throw the thermometer in the
bucket, I just laid it on top so I could get an air temperature reading.I tried moving the
bucket around a bi...
Posted in thread: First attempt at cider on 04-02-2009 at 02:00 AM
Thanks for getting back to me and for the warm welcome.When I got home today I decided to get
the correct amount of water in my airlock. I pulled it off and poured off the excess and then
put it back ...