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09-18-2008

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    ABOUT ME

  • Manchester, MI
  • IT
  • Ed Ernest
  • Tried my hand at fermenting hard cider a few years ago, and have since moved on to beer and wine (mostly kits). Looking to expand my knowledge on brew recipes and kegging.
  • Hard Cider
  • Concord Grape Wine,
    Oktoberfest,
    Chablis
  • None
  • Hard Cider,
    Pilsner
  • None at this time
  • Male
  • Married

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  • Posted in thread: Oster Kegerator on 10-09-2008 at 12:24 PM
    I think you'll have to look into an under counter kegerator, which can be pricey. I haven't
    heard of any mini fridges that accommodate a half barrel.

  • Posted in thread: Sparkling Hard Cider on 10-01-2008 at 12:05 PM
    I think the suggestion was to use sorbate prior to pitching the yeast in order to kill off all
    natural microorganisms (both good and bad). You'll still be able to bottle carbonate later
    thanks to the ...

  • Posted in thread: Sparkling Hard Cider on 09-24-2008 at 01:18 AM
    Good suggestion, thanks.

  • Posted in thread: Oster Kegerator on 09-24-2008 at 01:09 AM
    Check out these links for conversions of the Oster. I think I ended up talking myself into
    getting something bigger (I might want to get a 1/2 barrel one day), but otherwise I would buy
    an Oster for h...

  • Posted in thread: Sparkling Hard Cider on 09-24-2008 at 12:59 AM
    Use your own discretion about unpasteurized cider. I believe in keeping it real by using it in
    raw form, though I've heard pregnant moms aren't supposed to drink it. I like to think the
    yeast/alcohol ...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Michigan on 09-22-2008 at 09:50 PM
    Okay, thanks for the invite. I'm in.

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Michigan on 09-22-2008 at 02:49 PM
    Glad to see there are a few local folks on the forum. Just shoot me a message if you ever want
    to grab a beer.

  • Posted in thread: Secure false bottom to fridge floor on 09-19-2008 at 11:29 PM
    I've read that you can find lines by making a cornstarch/vodka mixture into a thin paste. brush
    it liberally onto the area where you are planning to drill and run the fridge on max for a
    while. The id...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Michigan on 09-19-2008 at 08:17 PM
    First to the admins, great forum! I've been reading posts over the last several days and have
    to say you've built a nice site.I live with my family on a small farm near Manchester (outside
    of Ann Arbo...

  • Posted in thread: Sparkling Hard Cider on 09-19-2008 at 07:58 PM
    Sparkling Hard CiderSimple recipe, but I like the clarity and sparkle of the final product. I
    use unpasteurized apple cider that I make from the apples in my orchard (grind and press),
    though many sho...

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