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Posted in thread: Bulk aged hard cider - how to carbonate? on 10-20-2014 at 01:54 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: Carbonator on 07-10-2014 at 02:23 PM
Yup. It works OK. be careful on the pressure not to burst your soda bottles.
Posted in thread: can you use bread yeast ? on 06-12-2014 at 03:32 PM
Don't have access to yeast?You can order it online from Amazon. packs of Red Star Champagne
yeast is only $5.50.If Amazon doesn't ship to where you are I am sure there are other online
places that wi...
Posted in thread: Angry Orchard on 06-05-2014 at 08:07 PM
I like Magners and Strongbow also.Don't say that to loudly, depending on your location. This
was taken in a cider bar in London last month.
Posted in thread: White film at top of bottles on 05-19-2014 at 07:11 PM
Its a 750ML wine bottle. head space may be a little low but is about typical for what I see
with mass produced wines.I think the white film was some sort of scale or residue. After giving
the bottles ...
Posted in thread: White film at top of bottles on 05-14-2014 at 09:51 PM
They have been bottled about a month. Have not opened any yet. Was hoping to serve at a
reception in a few weeks and need every bottle. It is not bubbles, the film is stuck to the
side of the bottle a...
Posted in thread: White film at top of bottles on 05-14-2014 at 07:42 PM
I bottled this about month ago and now I have a white film ring at the top of the bottles.
These have not been pasteurized. No idea what this is. ideas?
Posted in thread: "Food Grade" plastic water bottles? on 04-22-2014 at 03:09 PM
I use 3gal plastic water bottles I get at Walmart for $7. The 3gal size is convient and can be
easily moved by hand and is easier to clean. Of course after leaving room for head space and
whats left i...
Posted in thread: GLINTCAP results on 03-27-2014 at 04:35 PM
So on a lark I sent two bottle on my cider off to the Great Lakes international Cider and Perry
competition. They just posted the results...and I won bronze! New World Cider category had 56
Posted in thread: Harbor Freight Press on 03-24-2014 at 03:43 PM
Has anyone thought of using a Harbor Freight Shop press as a starting point for an Apple Press?
$120 which includes the jack seems a lot cheaper and stronger than trying to build something
out of a w...