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Posted in thread: light lemon soda on 01-22-2013 at 12:54 AM
Just wanted to say, I made this for a friend who doesn't drink (I know, right!!!) and it was a
hit. I also highly enjoyed it and will be making it again.Thanks for sharing chickenetti!
Posted in thread: naturally carbing cider in a keg on 12-13-2012 at 02:12 PM
Two things will happen(assuming ideal conditions:)1)It will carb naturally in the keg, but it
will be hard to tell when it has reached the proper psi (without hooking it up to the
regulator)2)It will ...
Posted in thread: new here need advice on 12-13-2012 at 02:00 PM
Did you add priming sugar to each bottle individually or to the main jug?When you added the
priming sugar, did you dissolve it in water or stir the cider after adding it? What you
describe seems like ...
Posted in thread: Uhhhhhhh...WTF is in my cider bucket?! on 12-13-2012 at 01:53 PM
I'll just throw in my two cents...DON'T dump this out. I had a similar spontaneous infection
that a microbiologist friend confirmed was brettanomyces (looked very similar to yours.) I
siphoned off fro...
Posted in thread: Airlock Question on 11-21-2012 at 03:59 PM
If you are using Starsan and water mixed to the right ratio, you don't need to worry about if
any gets into your cider as it's food grade (which is why brewers use it.) But like collitchboy
Posted in thread: Seltzer CO2 level on 10-01-2012 at 04:42 AM
Club soda is slightly different from seltzer water. Club soda has mineral-like ingredients
added to enhance the flavor. Usually potassium bicarbonate and/or potassium sulfate. It's not
much of a diffe...
Posted in thread: No fizz in my lemon soda on 09-24-2012 at 08:54 PM
If you used "ReaLemon" juice that does have preservatives (two kinds of sulfites.) I use this
stuff in the skeeter pee recipe on this site and you have to make a double starter and let the
Posted in thread: To Brew Or Not To Brew on 09-01-2012 at 07:33 PM
How long does this take start to finish?For Skeeter Pee (thanks Lon) it's about a month from
start to finish, if you use fining agents or don't mind drinking it slightly hazy.I let it
Posted in thread: Corona bottles for cider on 08-29-2012 at 02:49 PM
After seeing so many people post on successfully using Corona bottles, I had to look this up
myself. When I tried to bottle with them (most of my bottles are 500ml), first one was OK,
second and third...
Posted in thread: Corona bottles for cider on 08-28-2012 at 05:37 PM
I gave up on removing the labels after the first 25. Just not worth the effort or stress.I'm
not going to say it didn't take some time, but it was stress free for me. Just soak and rinse.
Then repeat ...