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Posted in thread: Simple labels are better. on 12-20-2012 at 02:40 AM
I used vistaprint for the cards. It took just a few minutes. The only reason I did business
card was because my wife had her business cards sitting right next to the computer. I designed
a simple pict...
Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 12-15-2012 at 07:16 PM
I found the idea on another thread. I am using business cards (5 cents/card) with a hole
punched in the upper left corner and hung on the bottle with a small rubber band. It should
save hours of peeli...
Posted in thread: Simple labels are better. on 12-15-2012 at 05:45 PM
You made life so much easier today......... I am going to get 250 business cards printed up for
my labels for $10 with a bag of rubber bands. Thank you for the great idea.
Posted in thread: Cider bottling question on 12-04-2012 at 11:54 PM
2nd on the mason jars.... Not a good ideaThey are meant for negative pressure canning, not a
positive pressure that is produced with carbonation. The thin metal lids would exploded in no
time flat. Th...
Posted in thread: Batch #4 Dark Hard Cider on 12-04-2012 at 11:42 PM
I am starting my Fourth batch ever of Hard Cider. My first 3 batches were experimental and were
for the purpose of flavor finding missions. The first batch was home squeezed apples, Honey,
Posted in thread: Tell me about using plastic bottles to gauge carbonation on 11-23-2012 at 05:50 PM
I am somewhat using you as my guide on this one. I bottled my first ever batch of cider on the
16th. I also did a back sweet for bottle carbing. I made sure I siphoned a very small amount of
Posted in thread: Where to get swing top bottles? on 11-23-2012 at 04:55 PM
TTTI found these at Grocery Outlet in Grants Pass. I bought 6 and will go back for more.
Sparkling Lemonade, obviously made for carbonated beverages. 1 liter bottles.
Posted in thread: Southern Oregon Newbie on 11-16-2012 at 06:48 PM
I did use fresh apples. My neighbor across the street has six different apple trees that are
all a different variety and there is a city own lot around the corner from my place that has a
dozen apple ...
Posted in thread: Southern Oregon Newbie on 11-14-2012 at 06:04 PM
I found this website on a Google search while looking for information and help on making Cider.
I am new to everything in brewing. I figured Cider would be the easiest starting point.
Besides, my wife...
Posted in thread: Man; this is EASY! on 11-14-2012 at 05:52 PM
I I agree. Very easy. One thing I've noticed: I tend to have to add campden tabs and cold crash
once I reach the desired abv otherwise I end up with what tastes like apple wine (easily 12%