Last Activity:09-20-2016 8:46 PM
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Posted in thread: First go at Cider on 09-12-2016 at 09:28 PM
Just tasted it for the first time after kegging, and chilling. Surprised at how much it tastes
like white wine. Dried out a lot. Am going to backsweeten by the glass until I find the proper
Posted in thread: Cooler as fermentation chamber on 09-08-2016 at 10:29 PM
Thanks! Looks like it could work. I was actually going to use the cooler as the fermenter. Dont
see why it wouldnt work.
Posted in thread: Cooler as fermentation chamber on 09-08-2016 at 08:26 PM
Okay, here is the great idea I had. Why couldn't I just take a 40Q electric cooler (e.g.
Coleman PowerChill) and use that as a fermenter? Add a temperature controller and a spigot and
I should easily ...
Posted in thread: First go at Cider on 08-13-2016 at 03:01 PM
I guess I am a little surprised that its only at 1.022. I am used to ales fully fermenting in a
week or so.
Posted in thread: First go at Cider on 08-12-2016 at 09:40 PM
Thanks Eric!Was guessing 1040ish. I added no sugar.
Posted in thread: Multiple Pumps? on 08-12-2016 at 09:31 PM
Seems like the only time you would need two pumps is in a 3 vessel.
Posted in thread: Anyone figured out how to feedback control one of the Avantco induction burners? on 08-12-2016 at 09:14 PM
Thats what I was thinking. I assume it CAN be done, but not necessarily that easy. There was
some issue with cycling the power to it. I am toying with building a direct element unit that
runs on 110.
Posted in thread: First go at Cider on 08-12-2016 at 09:11 PM
I forgot to measure the starting gravity. Just looking for a ballpark. I just measured it after
9 days on Nottingham Ale yeast and it was at 1.022 I assume it has a ways to go but I am hoping
that is ...
Posted in thread: Anyone figured out how to feedback control one of the Avantco induction burners? on 08-12-2016 at 02:14 PM
I know this has been talked about but has anyone come up with a solution? Like my induction
burner but looking to do some tighter mash temp control so was wondering if anyone has found a
way to skin t...
Posted in thread: First go at Cider on 08-04-2016 at 08:21 PM
That was what I was thinking. I dont plan to bottle, just transfer to Keg and keep it at 2-4C
until its gone.