Last Activity:12-14-2011 5:25 PM
Posted in thread: Mash Steps in iBrewmaster on 12-04-2011 at 12:56 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 02:10 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 12:37 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 12:35 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
Posted in thread: First Time Plain Ol Cider on 11-24-2011 at 01:26 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 08:21 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 03:39 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.
Posted in thread: First batch on 11-21-2011 at 12:43 AM
Exactly the type of advice I was hoping for. Thanks!
Posted in thread: First batch on 11-20-2011 at 10:36 PM
Here is what I bought.
Posted in thread: First batch on 11-20-2011 at 08:26 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