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Posted in thread: Apple Wine & Apple Jack on 04-11-2012 at 12:39 PM
Most states offer a free distillation license for producing vehicle fuel at home. Just get one
of those. I don't see why I couldn't run my truck on fuel made from apples? Maybe this will
start an argu...
Posted in thread: Yeast issue? on 03-24-2011 at 03:09 PM
Yeast autolysis on the homebrew scale has been all but debunked. On the commercial level with
the gigantic amounts of yeast and fermenting wort, it is much more of an issue. The best Ive
read on the t...
Posted in thread: Yeast issue? on 03-24-2011 at 12:21 PM
well ive never left it on the settlings for more than a 10 days. If you leave it on all the
dead yeast for too long (like every living organism after it dies it will start to decompose)
then you can g...
Posted in thread: Yeast issue? on 03-23-2011 at 03:27 PM
Whats "RDWHAHB"? And, 3wks in the primary? Dang! ales should be done with primary in a week, 10
days max. This of course depends on gravity and temperature. But as long as it stays between
Posted in thread: Best Place to buy ingredients online? on 03-18-2011 at 03:41 PM
Whats wrong with Quality Wine and Ale Supply (www.homebrewit.com)? I have never had a problem
with them. Always get my stuff quickly, their customer service is excellent and their prices
are always ei...
Posted in thread: I screwed up my hop tea. on 02-03-2011 at 05:58 PM
I realize this post is a little old but, when making hop tea you should always have another
gallon or so of boiling water so that you can keep adding H2O to your hops while the water
boils off. This w...
Posted in thread: Apple Wine & Apple Jack on 02-02-2011 at 01:51 PM
Mylanta dude..... she quoted the direct statute:"the product derived by the drawing off of
ethyl alcohol from a barrel of frozen hard cider would be considered distilled spirits as
defined in 26 U.S.C...
Posted in thread: Apple Wine & Apple Jack on 01-30-2011 at 01:50 PM
To settle this legal thing, i contacted the ATF here in Denver, and they said something like
this "People call us all the time and ask us this. It has never been decided in a court of law
Posted in thread: Apple Wine & Apple Jack on 01-28-2011 at 08:38 PM
I don't know about applejack ,all I had is Ice Beer and I always thought it was pretty safe,oh
and legal because what happens if someone forgets his cider outside to long during the winter
to cold cra...
Posted in thread: Apple Wine & Apple Jack on 01-28-2011 at 12:51 PM
be careful of fusel concentrations. The manner you describe making the high octane hooch will
lead to high concentrations of fusel alc and also... lead to blindness. This is why this method