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  • Posted in thread: Hagerstown area -- free bottles on 01-21-2013 at 08:14 PM
    I'm downsizing a bit due to moving, and I have some bottles I won't be using anymore.1 case
    (24) 12oz. corona bottles2 cases (48) 12oz. amber bottles, mostly Flying Dog, still labelled.2
    cases (24) 22...

  • Posted in thread: I Propose a Little Game on 12-08-2012 at 05:24 AM
    I'm miles from you, but you could always come do a play by post game with us at the Inn. ;)Ahh,
    Birmingham. Home of the best Thai food and the worst Waffle House I've ever had.

  • Posted in thread: I Propose a Little Game on 12-07-2012 at 08:44 PM
    I haven't delved (is that the right verb?) in 4-5 years but I still have my dice. Alfred, my
    cleric, would heartily approve of this endeavor.Dammit, now I want to play again. Anyone in my
    area?

  • Posted in thread: best way to back sweeten hard cider on 12-07-2012 at 08:23 PM
    The quick answer is:Artificial Sweeteners / Lactose,Keg and Force Carbonate,Pasteurize It,
    orKill the yeast and serve it flat.Details on all 4 are here in the thread, just ignore the
    argument halfway ...

  • Posted in thread: Fermenting ciders - yeast choice? on 09-04-2012 at 04:48 PM
    Why with specific cider yeasts like WLP 775 and Wyeast out there do so many use an ale or wine
    yeast?Dry yeasts are much cheaper (not to mention easier to store), and some ale and wine
    yeasts produce ...

  • Posted in thread: Fall Flavors? on 09-04-2012 at 11:33 AM
    Two thoughts on spices:1. Heehee... hop sack.2. Ground spices will usually become either
    dissolved or trapped in the yeast cake, so you wont have visible particles to deal with. They
    tend to dominate ...

  • Posted in thread: Fermenting ciders - yeast choice? on 09-04-2012 at 03:09 AM
    I don't really remember, I've only made three ciders, one with Cote des Blancs and two with
    S-05. All I can say is that ale yeast will leave it a little sweet (not like woodchuck or
    anything, just not...

  • Posted in thread: Fermenting ciders - yeast choice? on 09-04-2012 at 02:59 AM
    I always use a good ale yeast like Nottingham or S-05. Another good yeast for cider is
    RedStar's Cote des Blancs, which is good for most fruit wines as well.You probably meant to ask
    if ale yeast will...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation issue on 09-03-2012 at 02:30 AM
    What problems can the leak cause?Once fermentation is complete, there wouldn't be any more CO2
    pushing out of the leak, and without that airflow bad things might get in.

  • Posted in thread: Fall Flavors? on 09-03-2012 at 02:26 AM
    Constant Comment... Isn't that orange flavor? I wouldn't put orange with apples, that's too
    wierd.

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