Last Activity:12-13-2013 8:05 AM
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Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 12-05-2013 at 12:38 AM
FG has stabilized at 1.020. Could I just give the carboy a swirl and stir up some yeast in the
cake to get the fermentation going again?Is your cider clear? If not then there is still some
yeast in s...
Posted in thread: 2 empty CO2 tanks in2 weeks on 12-04-2013 at 10:56 PM
I have a hard plastic type washer on the fitting that connects the regulator and the co2 tank
so I don't think that's the issue
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 12-04-2013 at 03:31 AM
I just started a 1 gallon batch of Welch's grape juice wine with Red Star Pasteur Red yeast.
Any one ever use this yeast cake for Skeeter Pee?SP in the winter...I like your style!
Posted in thread: 2 empty CO2 tanks in2 weeks on 12-04-2013 at 02:30 AM
That would work if you know for a fact that the valve doesn't leak when it's closed. Ideally
you would disconnect the valve from the regulator and plug the opening in the regulator with a
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 12-04-2013 at 02:28 AM
The air temp is 65. The carboy is totally covered by a box, with an opening for the bubbler,
and the temp on the stick-on strip is 68 - 70.Seems a bit high. I'd check every 3 days as
suggested. If it...
Posted in thread: 2 empty CO2 tanks in2 weeks on 12-04-2013 at 01:19 AM
You may want to try the regulator test I suggested earlier before calling them. You should
confirm that the regulator is leaking before just randomly replacing parts.By low pressure
outlet port do yo...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 12-04-2013 at 12:36 AM
Followed the original recipe and got a 1.061 OG. I did use WhiteLabs English Cider yeast. Now 3
weeks later, it is only down to 1.020. Wait another week? or is this as low as it is going to
get? If th...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 12-04-2013 at 12:35 AM
I'm making my own cinnamon extract using a jar of cinnamon sticks and some Captain Morgan
spiced rum. I've been shaking a couple times a day (minimum) since I bought the stuff earlier
this week. I'm k...
Posted in thread: 2 empty CO2 tanks in2 weeks on 12-04-2013 at 12:29 AM
I had the same issue with my kegs. Come to find out that something inside my regulator was
leaking. I took off all the gauges and re taped all threads and put it all back together and it
is now holdin...
Posted in thread: 2 empty CO2 tanks in2 weeks on 12-04-2013 at 12:01 AM
My new plan is to get the co2 filled and attach the regulator and open the co2 but leave the
valves on the gas lines closed to see if it's my regulator/co2 connection or the leak is