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Posted in thread: tap system emergency on 02-13-2014 at 07:36 PM
Ok great thanks. How long do you think it'll take to carb up. Without shaking the kegs?
Posted in thread: tap system emergency on 02-13-2014 at 12:35 AM
I was away for about two weeks, went to pour a beer and my co2 tank is EMPTY. I mean dead
empty. Wouldn't pour more than a few drops. I have a 1/4 keg of Miller lite, 1/6 bbl of
sangria, and 1/6 bbl o...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 12-29-2013 at 12:39 AM
Remember, there is no need to submerge the bottles. Steam works just as well. I steam
pasteurized 32oz cider bottles on a rack in a converted keg. Raise the chamber temp to 165
degrees and hold for 8 ...
Posted in thread: s-04 flocculation reversal??? on 12-28-2013 at 11:55 AM
I cold crashed a 5gal batch of hard cider IG 1.080 fermentation stopped at 1.030, I was
shooting for 1.020, but it was store bought juice and I didn't aerate it properly prior to
pitching.My question ...
Posted in thread: How to make super sweet cider/blending on 07-11-2011 at 09:20 AM
i pasteurize a around 1.020 in 32oz bottles after i back-sweeten with apple juice concentrate.
each can of concentrate adds about 0.004 gravity points. i add 2 cans to a 5 gallon batch for a
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 07-08-2011 at 09:18 PM
My regular pee is very pale.thats great. . . means you're well hydrated
Posted in thread: Monster Mini Bottles on 07-08-2011 at 09:18 AM
Man its a real shame you cant buy cases of pony bottles anymore. When i tended bar at the
American Legion while in college I'd throw away 8 to 10 cases of Schmidt's pony bottles every
night. Of course...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 07-05-2011 at 03:32 PM
have had this going for a month in a carboy, just took some out with a thief and it was pretty
awesome. decided i was gonna siphon some out into a 64oz growler i had laying around. i've also
got some ...
Posted in thread: capping twist off bottles on 07-01-2011 at 05:32 PM
Twist offs work fine--but I don't really trust wing cappers with the bottles with a tiny ridge.
They break.Stand cappers work better on all fronts.I'm picking up a bench capper tonight. Then
Posted in thread: strawberry skeeter pee on 07-01-2011 at 05:30 PM
The lemon is usually pretty dominant, so I wouldn't worry too much about losing the lemon. Some
people flavor using frozen juice concentrate, others have gone simpler and used powdered drink
mix like ...