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Posted in thread: Hard Lemonade Recipe Question on 01-06-2013 at 03:14 AM
I'm in the process of doing something very similar except I am using the Skeeter Pee recipe (
I made the original recipe this past summer and the wife and I really enjoyed it, but wanted to
add a lit...
Posted in thread: Cleaning bottles after use on 03-05-2012 at 09:34 PM
So I'm getting ready to use some of my bottles for the second time. When I first got my bottles
I soaked overnight in oxyclean, scrubbed with bottle brush, rinsed, and then sanitized before
Posted in thread: Worst Commercial Beer You've Ever Had? on 02-23-2012 at 07:11 PM
Fat cat. An absolutely terrible beer.
Posted in thread: Non-Fermentable Sweeteners on 02-21-2012 at 02:37 AM
Drinking a batch of cider now that I sweetened with Truvia (brand name for Stevia). I fermented
it dry and backsweetened with 9 teaspoons in the 5 gallons. It was just enough to take a bite
out of the...
Posted in thread: non-fermentable sweetener? on 02-19-2012 at 01:03 AM
I just used Truvia (a brand name for Stevia) in my last batch of cider and I don't have any
hint of licorice. Just tasting it by itself, it reminds me of maple syrup. In my cider it
sweetened it, but ...
Posted in thread: Tree Top cider? on 01-29-2012 at 04:59 PM
Has anyone used Tree Top's cider (not juice) to make hard cider? Tree Top's website says the
only difference between their cider and juice is the acidity content. They apparently use a
tarter mix of a...
Posted in thread: Artificial sweeteners on 12-01-2011 at 12:19 PM
are you bottling or kegging? will this cider be carbonated?I will be bottling and carbonating,
planning on just using dextrose to prime, but what divi did sounds good to, so I may consider
using aj co...
Posted in thread: Artificial sweeteners on 12-01-2011 at 02:13 AM
I've got a cider that is about to finish fermenting and I want to sweeten it at the end with
some kind of artificial sweetener. I was planning on using xylitol, till I read about the
possible side eff...