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  • Posted in thread: Bulk aged hard cider - how to carbonate? on 10-20-2014 at 12:54 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 01:23 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 02:32 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 07:07 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 06:11 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 08:51 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 06:42 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 02:09 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 03:35 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
    entries w...

  • Posted in thread: Harbor Freight Press on 03-24-2014 at 02:43 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...


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