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Posted in thread: Making vinegar from hard cider? on 08-29-2015 at 12:54 AM
I made a batch of hard cider that has a middle of the toung/mouth sour taste..... Is it
salvageable as a cider? If not, can I make it into vinegar? How?Back story: 5 gallons of cider
made from local p...
Posted in thread: Methods for Removing Oxiclean Residue on 08-20-2015 at 02:05 PM
I use about a quart of vinegar to a 5 gallon bucket. .....I keep a gallon jug of plain white
vinegar (5℅acid) on hand. For bottles I fill one bottle, then pour a little from it into
the other bo...
Posted in thread: Methods for Removing Oxiclean Residue on 08-20-2015 at 05:57 AM
I would try PBW (use hot water) and some physical scrubbing and a vigorous rinse.This is why I
decided the savings in Oxyclean Vs PBW is not worth the headaches. PBW is the right tool for
the job and ...
Posted in thread: Methods for Removing Oxiclean Residue on 08-20-2015 at 12:22 AM
Whenever I soak bottles in oxyclean I get a white mineral buildup.......I follow up with a
couple days in a white vinegar and water soak....I try not to soak either for too long but life
Posted in thread: Portable AC - fermentation chamber? on 06-19-2015 at 01:02 AM
Just got a small portable AC unit for the popup camper. Wondering how it would do in the
basement if I were to fabricate some sort of box big enough for it and a pair of fermentation
Posted in thread: Summer friendly recipe with turbinado sugar on 06-17-2015 at 03:31 AM
OK.....I'm in a lul brewing wise, and it is warm in Ohio without a controlled fermentation
freezer. I have a tub (1.9 lbs) of turbinado ( demerara) sugar.,....any suggestions?
Posted in thread: Clearing cider? on 06-06-2015 at 02:21 AM
Starting was 1.050 or so....4.5 gals fresh farm stand style- pasteurized cider + .5 gal clear
organic store brand apple juice (just juice and citric acid) added when transfered to
Posted in thread: Clearing cider? on 06-06-2015 at 01:11 AM
I'm making a cider - started in February or so from fresh pasteurized cider, 04 yeast, and just
a touch of sugar (3/4 lbs or so of corn sugar) -- 5 gal batch. It spent maybe 6 weeks in the
Posted in thread: Fishing! on 05-17-2015 at 12:54 AM
Some Lake Erie walleye from today - first trip of the year & cooler was too small. Big fish
were for pair of 30" 9+ pounders.
Posted in thread: What do you do when life gets in the way? on 05-13-2015 at 03:21 AM
Just finally bottled the 2nd batch -- π day centennial blonde....now I just have the cider
to bottle and "need" to squeeze off a couple summer friendly ales. Any suggestions for quick,