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Posted in thread: Adverage keezer build price? on 07-27-2012 at 01:12 AM
Wow....don't let these guys scare you. If you already have the freezer, all you really need is
a temperature controller. Picnic taps work just fine in the beginning...add a fan ( i have had
a 6" perso...
Posted in thread: Sanke mask tun on 07-25-2012 at 12:46 AM
Does anyone run the drain to the bottom of the keg on there mash tun. I know the room is tight
under there for an elbow and piping. But you could tack another ring to the bottom of the keg
to raise th...
Posted in thread: Metalic Taste on 10-30-2011 at 03:42 PM
I just tasted a friends cider. He has been doing it for years. He uses oak barrels to ferment a
non-sparkling cider. I am getting a metallic end note on the taste. Good flavor but that
metallic taste ...
Posted in thread: Too late for Pectic Ensyme? on 10-10-2011 at 12:45 PM
OK here is my recipe:1) 4.75 gallons of fresh pressed cider2) 5 tsp of Fermax yeast nutrient3)
5 Campden Tablets4) 2 lbs of Caramelized Brown sugar5) 1.5 lbs of wild honey6) 1 pkg Safeale
S-04 yeast O...
Posted in thread: Fermentation temp? on 10-02-2011 at 11:51 AM
Should I need to add any more yeast nutrient later in the fermentation? Or should I just let it
Posted in thread: Fermentation temp? on 10-01-2011 at 11:18 AM
So as in beer, its is the yeast strain that your using that determines the temperature range of
Posted in thread: Fermentation temp? on 09-30-2011 at 09:19 PM
Makes so much more sense now! My first thought was "damn that's a high OG for just those two
ingredients."Your sarcasm is duly noted....I hope.
Posted in thread: Fermentation temp? on 09-30-2011 at 07:45 PM
Wait, your cider is being made entirely from brown sugar and honey? Really?Oh and 4.75 gallons
of Fresh pressed cider.
Posted in thread: Fermentation temp? on 09-30-2011 at 04:30 PM
I am using safeale s-04 yeast w/5 tsp of Fermax yeast nutrient . What is an ideal temperature
to ferment my cider at? OG is at 1.072. I used 2 lbs of Caramelized Brown sugar and 1.5 lbs of
wild honey ...
Posted in thread: BIAB Brewing (with pics) on 09-11-2011 at 12:40 PM
I have a very similar method but I would NEVER squeeze the grains... I wait until the dripping
slows then I slowly shower the grains with a little sparge water. Squeezing will surly release