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Posted in thread: Skip bottling day? Kegging without a Keg? on 10-31-2015 at 04:43 AM
Alright, I guess I'll probably go with some combination of jugs and wine-on-tap bags. I'll see
if I can pry the bags back open after they're empty to reuse them. Thanks for the replies
Posted in thread: Skip bottling day? Kegging without a Keg? on 10-28-2015 at 06:50 AM
In my opinion, it might just be cheaper and safer to buy a box of wine, no disrespect
intended.Safer maybe, but they don't sell cheap alcohol 'round these parts.
Posted in thread: Skip bottling day? Kegging without a Keg? on 10-28-2015 at 04:35 AM
I was wondering if people have any ideas about skipping bottling day and just serving from bulk
storage without going all out for a keg+gas. The main thing here is the 23L wine kits I'm
making will be...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 09-27-2014 at 10:46 AM
I could only find 283mL (9.5oz) FAJC, they say "Makes 1.13L" (38oz). I don't know how that
would translate to the 12oz ones in the recipe since they might be more concentrated. What do
12oz ones typic...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 09-27-2014 at 10:38 AM
Is there a reason for making up the syrup 24 hours before bottling? Also I noticed the next day
the syrup already looked like the sugar was settling to the bottom. Won't this end up happening
in my ci...
Posted in thread: Grolsch bottles on 09-17-2013 at 05:11 PM
There's someone selling empty Grolsch bottles for $12 a dozen or less almost every day in my
area, on my area's version of craigslist (Kijiji). You can make an RSS of your search and it
will tell you ...
Posted in thread: cide nOOb question about bottling on 08-23-2013 at 01:28 PM
I'm a noob myself but a few things;I don't keg, so would I follow the chill overnight-potassium
sorbate wait 24 hours then add frozen concentrate of my choosing and then bottle using the
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 08-23-2013 at 08:32 AM
Can you pasteurize flip-top bottles? I think my tops are some kind of hard plastic, not
Posted in thread: Dishwasher to clean bottles on 08-05-2013 at 08:22 AM
then throw bottles in the dishwasher with the normal loadHas anyone else who's done this found
crud from the other dirty dishes getting into their bottles? That's what happened to me today,
which is d...
Posted in thread: Wine Kit - Did I mess it up? on 06-26-2013 at 10:12 AM
Another question.As I said I added stabilizing and clearing agents on the 20th. The
instructions say to keep it around 22-24C (72-75F). It was pretty much exactly that for the
entire fermentation.But ...