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  • Central New Jersey
  • Started in 2008 and still consider myself Newbie at this Cellar addiction. Been Slacking lately, but will be spending more time there soon.
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  • I love Hard Cider, my favorite commercial (Growers) is not sold in the US. So I thought I should try to make my own. My Neighbor lent me some equipment, and asked if I ever did anything with it. Also I wanted to try to have a life outside work.
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  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2012 Big Giveaway on 03-03-2012 at 01:54 AM
    I want to be in on this too.

  • Posted in thread: first time making cider, need recipe on 08-21-2010 at 12:01 PM
    Probably a champagne yeast would be good for your sparkling cider. Are you planning to going
    sweet or dry?

  • Posted in thread: Stupid Question: What's the basic cider recipe? on 01-07-2009 at 05:03 PM
    Fireball - I too like Growers but can not get it down here in the States. I only get it when
    friends come down to visit me. That is the reason whyI started making my own cider.I'm still
    looking for th...

  • Posted in thread: Apple juice vs apple cider... on 10-21-2008 at 11:56 AM
    OK. I'm ok with the juice definition. Consider this... The place that commerially takes apples
    and presses the juice from the apples and typically sells it "freshly pressed" at the same
    location is ca...

  • Posted in thread: Favorite Commercial Ciders? on 10-16-2008 at 05:13 PM
    I like Growers in Canada however they will not ship to the US. At home when I have no Growers I
    will subsitute "Original Sin"CR

  • Posted in thread: MR Beer goes Cider on 10-16-2008 at 12:34 PM
    I was searching for instructions on the Mr Beer site and came accross this pageWelcome to
    MR.BEERŪ - Hard Cider KitsNow here is a way to get your friends involved (hooked :drunk:) with
    a starter kit. ...

  • Posted in thread: Weird Yeast Question on 10-14-2008 at 10:35 AM
    Thanks for the answers and movie. The cider that I have made does not get the movement that the
    liberty ale did. I guess I have to hope those little guys and girls get to eat all that nasty

  • Posted in thread: Weird Yeast Question on 10-10-2008 at 10:45 PM
    EdWort mentioned in another thread to swirl the mix to put the yeast back into suspension for
    splitting up a batch of cider. This made me think of something. Being newbies we always have
    questions. Pi...

  • Posted in thread: cider or juice on 10-03-2008 at 11:54 AM
    The rat is is because I'm always in the cellar where the rats live.I'm not sure which I prefer.
    I keep changing more than one variable/ingredient in each batch which changes the taste and
    alcohol. I n...

  • Posted in thread: cider or juice on 10-02-2008 at 10:59 PM
    My first batch was with pasturized cider from a local mill. It did not clear like my batches of
    Apelwein did. Fresh cider has a lot of suspended solids in it. My second batch of apel I could
    read a pa...

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