Last Activity:11-22-2010 8:22 AM
Posted in thread: Best commercial beer bottles for homebrew on 03-13-2010 at 01:07 AM
A little bit off topic, but with a butterfly capper and the standard crown caps from the LHBS,
can you recap twist off bottles? I tried on a bottle I had on hand at school and it didn't
work, but that...
Posted in thread: Using a can of concentrate as priming sugar on 03-10-2010 at 07:22 PM
Bitchin'. That's more or less what I thought, but I seemed to recall people on here talking
about how it was a bad idea, so I thought it'd be good to ask the form at large before possibly
Posted in thread: Using a can of concentrate as priming sugar on 03-10-2010 at 06:37 AM
Has anyone done this? I did the math out on it, and for a 5 gallon batch where you'd use 5 oz
priming sugar, you come out with something on the order of 150 grams of sugar in total. In a 12
oz can of ...
Posted in thread: Light Lemonade Mead on 03-10-2010 at 06:12 AM
You can get 3lbs of Sue Bee at a bunch of grocery stores up here for around $12-$14, depending
on the day. Also, at Sams Club I got a 5 lb jug of honey for around $13 a couple months ago. If
you have ...
Posted in thread: Bacardi Strawberry Daiquiri Melomel on 03-10-2010 at 05:17 AM
Major drag. Oh well, a pretty sweet experiment to have tried, at least. Badass.
Posted in thread: Bottling for carbed cider - when to bottle? on 03-09-2010 at 07:29 AM
I'm glad to hear some positivity about this process. I fully intend to do it for my next batch,
and all those folks saying it was a bad idea... well, maybe so, but its also the only way for
we who are...
Posted in thread: Sparkling Sweet Cider on 03-09-2010 at 07:20 AM
I'm not going to hammer you on using a hydrometer, but I will say it does help.I would also
recommend using PET bottles, like recycled and cleaned soda-pop-coke bottles for the nubes
until they get th...
Posted in thread: The great oak experiment on 03-09-2010 at 07:14 AM
Woodchuck makes an Oak Aged variant of their normal cider. Its delicious! That could be used as
your basis for comparison if you can find it. I've only ever gotten it as the "cider maker's
Posted in thread: Is it possible to change course here? on 03-09-2010 at 07:08 AM
Well... you could just throw in a bunch of apple juice concentrate cans, or maybe enough to, if
you'd mixed them with your 2.5 gallons of water, reconstitute 2.5 gallons of juice instead,
then throw s...
Posted in thread: Bacardi Strawberry Daiquiri Melomel on 03-09-2010 at 06:51 AM
Its been a while on this one, how'd it come out? That seems like a pretty cool experiment for
using that cheap ingredient list. I'm intrigued and might be in for a gallon.