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  • Posted in thread: Mash Steps in iBrewmaster on 12-04-2011 at 01:56 PM
    I've had problems with the auto calculated strike temp. Have you seen that it is about 5
    degrees too high?

  • Posted in thread: First Time Plain Ol Cider on 11-25-2011 at 03:10 PM
    I add 3lbs of raspberries and a lb of honey. It is not overly sweet in my experience, but you
    do get the flavor.

  • Posted in thread: First Time Plain Ol Cider on 11-25-2011 at 01:37 PM
    Sorry. With regards to adding the raspberries and honey, go ahead and add to the secondary. You
    can leave them for as long as you want, but I go with 3-4 weeks. Than I will bottle.

  • Posted in thread: First Time Plain Ol Cider on 11-25-2011 at 01:35 PM
    I've used regular wine yeast and this year I used a cider specific yeast. The brand escapes me
    at the moment. Both worked perfectly. With regards to priming, I have done both. Meaning, I
    have carbonat...

  • Posted in thread: First Time Plain Ol Cider on 11-24-2011 at 02:26 PM
    I do it every year. I make one straight up and it comes out very clear and dry, but I like it
    that way. Then I make a second one with raspberries and honey. That is the sweet one. Either
    way it is goo...

  • Posted in thread: Time or lack there of..... on 11-21-2011 at 09:21 PM
    Great advice everyone. Thank you. I've got one all grain batch ready to go ingredients wise.
    Gonna bang that out and then may contemplate an extract batch. I have a cider going and also
    have a wine ki...

  • Posted in thread: Time or lack there of..... on 11-21-2011 at 04:39 PM
    How many of you out there throw in an extract batch or two once in a while? I have had no time
    of late so committing the better part of a day to all grain brew has been impossible to fit in.
    I'm think...

  • Posted in thread: First batch on 11-21-2011 at 01:43 AM
    Exactly the type of advice I was hoping for. Thanks!

  • Posted in thread: First batch on 11-20-2011 at 11:36 PM
    Here is what I bought.

  • Posted in thread: First batch on 11-20-2011 at 09:26 PM
    I there. I'm a beer brewer for the most part though I have made ciders and meads in the past as
    well. Kind of feel like making wine a bit now. Bought a juice kit and am embarking on my first
    batch. An...

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