Last Activity:09-16-2014 10:00 AM
Posted in thread: Ginger and raisen ale on 09-11-2014 at 03:36 PM
So I am going to make a pale ale out of what I can get from a weakly stocked local brew shop. I
have always wanted to add raisin to my beer and ginger. So I thought I could try both, what do
Posted in thread: To wash or not to wash, that is the question on 07-11-2014 at 07:16 AM
This sounds like an easy way yo reuse the yeast. What exactly is the wash technique? In my mind
if I just add some water and swirled it around I would just be watering it down. Sent from my
Posted in thread: Flat Cider and ginger beer! on 07-11-2014 at 07:12 AM
Abv was around the 5-6%. Sent from my iPad using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Flat Cider and ginger beer! on 07-11-2014 at 07:11 AM
I think I used a champagne yeast or a simple cider yeast. I wouldn't have waited longer than a
month to bottle. One set bottled for 18m the other 9. Sent from my iPad using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Flat Cider and ginger beer! on 07-04-2014 at 05:07 PM
I had the 18m cider stored upside down and still no seal. They were the hallow ones so I was
going to freeze the bottom to take the crud out. It's actually really annoying it didn't work.
So no risk I...
Posted in thread: Flat Cider and ginger beer! on 07-03-2014 at 07:52 PM
So the cider I made is flat in the bottles. I'm not sure if it's because the champagne plastic
corks I used are crap or I bottled it to late and there was no yeast left to ferment the
Posted in thread: No bottle carbonation. on 05-02-2014 at 07:20 AM
I have been making beer and cider for about 5 years now. All my homemade drinks I let carbonate
in the bottle. This year I used fizzy wine bottles and plastic champaign corks for my cider. I
Posted in thread: Cider open for a few days on 10-02-2013 at 05:43 PM
Thanks Mozart. Will wait and see. Don't want to waste.
Posted in thread: Cider open for a few days on 10-01-2013 at 10:02 PM
So I had two gallons of finished fermenting cider, or so I thought, in demijohns in the shed.
Some time in the last few days or possible more. The bungs pushed out due to fermentation
leaving them ope...
Posted in thread: Champagn disgorging on 06-15-2013 at 09:14 AM
Hi, I want to freeze the neck of my champagne bottles for disgorging. Has anyone ever tried
using this before? I am using glass bottles and hollow plastic champagne stoppers. guys.