Last Activity:12-08-2008 4:46 PM
Posted in thread: When to bottle a Cider? on 12-09-2008 at 02:56 PM
hey dav8dav,fancy meeting you here. The hydrometer is almost at 1.000 I'm going to give it till
next sunday, as the airlock is still bubbling about every 35 seconds. We'll see
Posted in thread: When to bottle a Cider? on 12-08-2008 at 09:47 PM
thanks for the good tips. I see what you mean about the hydrometer. I just dropped it in the
liquid and it sank to the bottom, did'nt float at all. The recipe was 5 gallons apple cider
Posted in thread: When to bottle a Cider? on 12-08-2008 at 07:56 PM
"you can cold crash it, or you can sorbate and bisulphite it..and call it good."I"m not
familiar with these tactics. It's not clear clear, but there is a big separation from the
liquid and the stuff t...
Posted in thread: When to bottle a Cider? on 12-08-2008 at 07:13 PM
My cider has been in the primary for over 3 weeks. It is still actively bubbling and the
airlock pops about once every 30 seconds (down from once every 20 seconds a few days ago). My
specific gravity ...
Posted in thread: Easiest way to get a good cider? on 11-21-2008 at 06:30 PM
thank you all for the tips. I"m going to get started this weekend and hope for the best. I tend
to stay away from specific gravity readings when I do my beers and just stick with about 9 days
in the p...
Posted in thread: Easiest way to get a good cider? on 11-19-2008 at 10:51 PM
hey yooper, thank you so much for the info. where can i get pectic enzyme or campden tablets?
brew store, i assume. also, how long should I keep the batch in the carboy?
Posted in thread: Easiest way to get a good cider? on 11-19-2008 at 08:01 PM
I've decided to try a cider for my christmas gift brew this year, but have had some confusion
when reading the posted recipes. I guess my questions would be:1. What's the easiest recipe? 2.
Should I b...
Posted in thread: Cranberry Zinger for the holidays? on 10-13-2008 at 11:53 PM
I have a cranberry ale recipe I'm dying to make but I can't find any fresh cranberries.
Shouldn't they be out soon?I'd love to have this recipe
Posted in thread: Cranberry Lager for Thanksgiving? on 10-13-2008 at 11:52 PM
yeah, i totally forgot that b/c I only make Ales. Love the Tobias headshot avatar, btw.
Posted in thread: Cranberry Lager for Thanksgiving? on 10-13-2008 at 08:29 PM
thanks for the info! I've never done a lager before, so was hoping to try my first. I wasn't
aware of the extra time requirements. Perhaps a CranAle?