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  • New Brewer, but I'm totally in love with the science of it and the fun involved. I am completly hooked on this hobby! Gotta love Brew, Gritty for life
  • Brewing,drinking
  • Facility management
  • Bob Estes
  • Metal, Alternative Metal
  • Pirates of the caribean, Indiana Jones
  • top shot
  • Anything brew worthy, currently
  • I like to drink, I made my own Mead recipe
  • all grain brewing, more local, and home grown fruit and vegetable wines
  • Dave's Caramel cider
    Honey Ginger cider
  • carrot wine
    fermented tea
  • Soda, (root Beer). Came out like ****. Did it completly wrong
  • nothing yet
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  • Auburn
  • Maine


  • Posted in thread: How long is too long on 06-05-2012 at 01:07 AM
    Boy I feel better after reading this thread!I just tested my batch after 5 weeks in
    Primary.Tastes wine like, but sour.Cloudy, but expected as it was milled cider.I am really
    worried though, my readin...

  • Posted in thread: How long is too long on 06-05-2012 at 01:01 AM
    I rackedy 2 batches last saturday. Same thing kinda taste like sour apple wine. But my fg is at
    1.010, which is right where i wanted it to be. I didnt add the campden crush, cause im hopeing
    after i b...

  • Posted in thread: How long is too long on 05-31-2012 at 01:23 PM
    The initial fermentation temps were around 68 degrees, it didn't start getting warmer till
    about a week ago. I made a honey ginger coder that smells awesome. I used a starter on that
    one, and can tell...

  • Posted in thread: How long is too long on 05-31-2012 at 01:02 PM
    I have asked this question a couple time over the past couple days. I have 2 batches of cider
    brewing, and they have been in the primary's for roughly 8 weeks. Is leaving your brew in the
    primary for ...

  • Posted in thread: Making hard cider on 05-30-2012 at 06:35 PM
    I have 2 six gallon batches in primary stage. Its been about 6 weeks for both batches. My
    question is, i won't be able to rack into tje secondarys until tje weekend, which i assume is
    long overdue. Is...

  • Posted in thread: Making hard cider on 05-11-2012 at 01:38 PM
    Thats awesome, after reading (alot) in this forum is was considerably worried about the acid
    levels, and the possibility of it turning on me. Absolutely i will sanitize and bottle. I think
    though afte...

  • Posted in thread: Making hard cider on 05-11-2012 at 07:09 AM
    If i bottle after i wait till it reaches its end result cal it be stored bottled without risk
    of turning into vinegar? I have 12 gallons, 2 different types of cider. But now im worried that
    it will tu...

  • Posted in thread: Making hard cider on 05-10-2012 at 10:24 PM
    My cider is not clear at all. Been bubbling away for 3 weeks. I have not transferred it to a
    secondary yet because its it isnt done bubbling yet. What are the chances of it turning to
    vinegar? This is...

  • Posted in thread: Yeasties on steriods on 05-08-2012 at 02:16 PM
    I have never used Safale S-05, my cider is bubbling away now for almost 10 days. Is that normal
    for this strain of yeast? Its in a room where the temps are 64- 70 f. It has slowed down but
    still bubbl...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast on 05-04-2012 at 07:11 PM
    Whats the difference between safale s-04, and s-05. For ciders, i know there both dry ale
    yeasts and thats about it, anyone have any experience with both strains