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Posted in thread: Bulk aged hard cider - how to carbonate? on 10-20-2014 at 10:19 PM
I do the plastic tube in the picnic tap route as well with chilled bottles. My problem is that
the carbonation starts to foam as soon as I put it into the bottles, I can usually fill a
bottle about ha...
Posted in thread: Bulk aged hard cider - how to carbonate? on 10-20-2014 at 01:25 AM
Chill the bottles, I stick a piece of clear tubing inside a picnic tap (I cut a 12" piece off
an old racking cane). Turn off the gas, vent the keg, and then turn the gas on just enough that
the cider ...
Posted in thread: Bulk aged hard cider - how to carbonate? on 10-18-2014 at 12:39 PM
I used to bottle carb my cider but never got the carbonation I was looking for! Now I keg it at
12 psi and what I don't drink after about a month I transfer to bottles! Every bottle is
Posted in thread: Cold crash, air lock sucking on 10-18-2014 at 12:21 PM
Don't pull the tube out of the container! If the container with the sanitizing solution is low
enough the suction in the carboy won't pull the solution up the tube high enough to enter the
Posted in thread: My $50 beer tower! on 07-23-2014 at 12:49 AM
this is the tower i ordered but it is no longer available, The guy probably lost his shirt!
Posted in thread: My $50 beer tower! on 07-22-2014 at 12:15 AM
Aliexpress for the tower and ontariobeerkegs for the rest!
Posted in thread: My $50 beer tower! on 07-21-2014 at 10:56 PM
Believe it or not I built this for $50! The 90 degree shanks were on sale for $10, the handles
were $2, the taps are on clearance for $6 and the tower came straight outa China for $12
shipped! The che...
Posted in thread: Hefeweizen to harvest yeast: Ontario on 03-03-2014 at 01:32 PM
Why not just buy some wheat or wiesen yeast? WLP351,Wyeast 3333 - German Wheat, I have used
both of these with excellent results.
Posted in thread: Costco wine kit - waste of money or not?? on 03-03-2014 at 12:43 PM
Yep, the kit comes with 2 bags of grape juice concentrate, one for white wine and one for red,
and each makes 30 750ml bottles. I am in Canada, the costco sells two brands of wine kit, this
was on sal...
Posted in thread: BIAB in small pot low water volume"? on 02-12-2014 at 01:11 AM
I think what I will try is following..For 10lbs grain and 5 gallon batch (limited to 5.5 gallon
pot); do the BIAB mash in 2.5 gallons of water; then heat another 2.5 gallons in another pot at