Last Activity:12-08-2009 2:45 PM
Posted in thread: Used Whiskey Barrel Question on 09-24-2009 at 03:29 PM
Sand it down and toast itwhatever do you mean?
Posted in thread: Used Whiskey Barrel Question on 09-23-2009 at 10:02 PM
Well its that time a season again!! I just found out that my locally orchard supply store got a
shipment of Bourbon Whiskey barrels in. I use to be able to buy them at one of the apple
orchards near m...
Posted in thread: Backsweetening cider with frozen sweet cider on 01-04-2009 at 01:14 PM
I used 2 cans of frozen concentrate to a 5 gallon batch that was stripped of apple flavor and
now is quite fine
Posted in thread: Did my bottling ruin it?? on 01-01-2009 at 09:24 PM
Oh i hope so!! Thanks:mug:
Posted in thread: Did my bottling ruin it?? on 01-01-2009 at 03:11 PM
So I bottled one of my 5 gallon batches last week. When bottling it tasted pretty good. My plan
was to bottle age it till next christmas. However, last night (New Years) I decided to crack
open one bo...
Posted in thread: Way too sweet on 12-30-2008 at 07:02 PM
. The air lock stopped bubbling about a week ago.The airlock stopped but was there still tiny
little bubbles running up the sides of the carboy?? I ask because one on my batchs stopped
bubbling, but I...
Posted in thread: Hefeweizen IV (WLP 380), Belgian(WLP550) on 12-28-2008 at 12:31 AM
So I did 2 6gallon batches. One with White Labs Hefeweizen (wlp380) and the other with Belgian
(wlp550). I bottled the Belgian today, OG=1.066, FG= 1.010 (cold crashed). I had actually let
Posted in thread: 50 gallons of Hard Cider in a barrel on 12-13-2008 at 01:10 PM
Orian slave girl.........YES:D
Posted in thread: 50 gallons of Hard Cider in a barrel on 12-10-2008 at 09:40 PM
I never used a blowoff tube. I would say leave the bung hole fully opened to let oxygen in
there. That might help to get the fermenting started. After it boils over hard for a couple
days then you can...
Posted in thread: Impatient and impetuous -- but at least the cider tasted good. on 12-10-2008 at 02:03 PM
Awesome!! yeah I had stored a gallon of cider down in my basement (temps around 55) for later
topping offs. 2 weeks later I went down there and there was a big splash of cider on the floor
and a half ...