Last Activity:06-16-2013 12:50 AM
Posted in thread: Bells to Open Brewery in UP on 04-30-2013 at 01:51 PM
Bells is already plenty available in the UP.
Posted in thread: What are my options for flat, bottled beer? on 04-17-2013 at 08:30 PM
i also made a 10% barleywine that took 4 months until it didn't taste flat. I also was
discouraged and looked into adding yeast. Decided to wait and now Im at about 6 months and each
bottle seems to g...
Posted in thread: To move to secondary or not? on 04-15-2013 at 06:11 PM
I'd leave it for 3 weeks. Enjoy your new fermenter!
Posted in thread: 4 batches will not carbonate..... Any ideas why? on 04-03-2013 at 09:37 PM
I had an issue with low carbonation for a few batches too. I first thought it was the altitude.
Tried adding more corn sugar or dme with same results. I've since invested in a colonna
Posted in thread: High FG after 10 day in primary, help on what to do on 03-30-2013 at 10:40 PM
Leave in primary for 3-4 weeks. No need to secondary. Might be a tad sweeter than designed. As
long as you pitched enough healThy yeast, fermented at proper temp, and aerated appropriately,
Posted in thread: winging my first cider on 03-25-2013 at 06:20 AM
I racked this yesterday. Gravity was 1.000. Apple shreds tended to clog the auto siphon but it
went ok and I was suprised how much I got in secondary. Wasnt sure what to expect taste wise,
but I was p...
Posted in thread: winging my first cider on 03-21-2013 at 10:25 PM
Sedona has some orchards, but the cider is super expensive! My future cider ventures kind of
depend on if my wife or I enjoy this batch!
Posted in thread: winging my first cider on 03-21-2013 at 05:17 AM
Thanks for the advice. I think Ill rack at 3 weeks instead. I tried a Crispin green can tonight
and I think I just prefer beer. Im kind of excited that this should be more like a wine. Ill
Posted in thread: winging my first cider on 03-20-2013 at 09:26 PM
Thanks for your feedback! In retrospect, I should have targeted an OG of 1.060. I discovered
that after researching cider. It was just on a whim throwing stuff together so I could let the
yeast do wha...
Posted in thread: winging my first cider on 03-20-2013 at 06:54 PM
My friends and niece told me they liked hard cider. I decided I would experiment with making
some. I wanted to just throw some ingredients together and see what happens. I purposely have
not tried any...
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