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02-14-2008

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    ABOUT ME

  • Saline, MI
  • Cider- Beginer brewer
  • Engineer
  • MichiganHardCider.com
  • Married

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  • Posted in thread: GFCI options... will this work? on 12-01-2011 at 01:47 PM
    I saw these too, and am wondering the same question(s)!

  • Posted in thread: Keg Cowboy- Free Shipping!! on 10-10-2011 at 01:19 PM
    Free Shipping, please!

  • Posted in thread: Attention Grand Rapids Area BJCP Wannabes on 08-11-2010 at 02:22 PM
    I didn't expect them (cider/mead) to be on the BJCP exam at all. I just found it interesting
    that they were incuded.I went over to the BJCP website - TONS of information.I'd take the
    classes just for ...

  • Posted in thread: Attention Grand Rapids Area BJCP Wannabes on 08-10-2010 at 06:00 PM
    I used to know a guy named Beergeek from Caledonia that made pretty good cider.In reading more
    about the BJCP, it includes ciders and meads too?How often might the classes be and on which
    night, that ...

  • Posted in thread: SE MI - Keggle brewing system on a budget on 08-10-2010 at 04:46 PM
    Hi all,I've got tons of experiance with wine and (award winning) hard cider, now I want to get
    into home brew. Because of my cider, I have everything I need to ferment and keg my product.
    Recently I h...

  • Posted in thread: Back Sweetening Question on 03-16-2008 at 09:03 PM
    I know of some people that have had some great luck with the following. Go ahead and back
    sweeten any way you want. I usually use regualr old sugar or a little more concentrate. Bottle
    and wait a coup...

  • Posted in thread: Very Noob Cider question(s) on 02-21-2008 at 02:00 AM
    My local brew/wine store sells concentrate that I have used to backsweeten my fermented (fresh
    pressed) juice with. They sell it as an "apple wine concentrate" but I'd be willing to guess
    that if it w...

  • Posted in thread: Strongbow clone? on 02-19-2008 at 03:07 AM
    I just kegged my cider and my wife said it tastes just like Strongbow. I can taste some
    similarities, but it doesn't taste just like it. I think she's trying to butter me up for
    something. Anyway, her...

  • Posted in thread: How does this noob cider recipe sound? on 02-19-2008 at 02:44 AM
    If you're going to back sweeten and bottle, make sure you stabilze it with some sorbate to
    prevent renewed fermentation.I too prefer the fresh juice instead of the store bought. The
    degree of tartness...

  • Posted in thread: My ciders have been in primary for months on 02-19-2008 at 02:27 AM
    I gererally wait 1 full year before bottleing my cycer and have never had it not carbonate in
    the bottle (with the typical 1 cup sugar per 5 gal). It takes a good 4-6 weeks, but it
    happens.Good luck, ...

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