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    ABOUT ME

  • Granger,IN
  • Brewing,drinking,reading,chess,single malts,law,Tolkien,theology,philosophy
  • Lawyer
  • Jonathan Watson
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    The Silmarillion
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  • I had considered it for awhile, then a friend got me into it.
  • All sorts of things!
  • Edwort's Apfelvine (Because everyone is doing it!)
    Watson's Champagne Cider
  • Pilsner
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  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: TART Cider on 06-18-2014 at 05:17 PM
    All,Made a hard cider using 5 gallons of apple cider, plus 2 cans of concentrate. Started with
    regular yeast, which didn't really go for long, then added champagne yeast as a secondary
    yeast, which I ...

  • Posted in thread: Cider Stalled? on 03-01-2014 at 06:44 PM
    Potentially, although there's no sorbate on the ingredient list. And, I recall the estimated FG
    was 6.5 - 7%, based on the initial OG. I'll keep it locked and watch it for awhile longer...if
    nothing d...

  • Posted in thread: Cider Stalled? on 03-01-2014 at 04:45 PM
    White Labs WLP775Unfortunately, while I thought I had written down the OG, I did not. The
    gravity when I moved it from primary to secondary was at 0.

  • Posted in thread: Cider Stalled? on 03-01-2014 at 02:35 PM
    All,I added 7 oz. of molasses to my cider about a week after moving it to secondary. A week
    later, I've noticed little activity (no bubbling). Does molasses take awhile, or could this be
    stalled and n...

  • Posted in thread: First (Knowledgable) Cider and Bottling Advice on 01-04-2014 at 02:17 PM
    ACtually take the grams of sugar times the servings in the can, then see where that falls on
    your calculator. It usually is in the 20's but theres something like 8-10 servings in a can of
    concentrate....

  • Posted in thread: First (Knowledgable) Cider and Bottling Advice on 01-03-2014 at 03:37 PM
    All,I just placed a cider in the fermenter, consisting of:4 gallons of blended cider from a
    local supplier in Michigan, Shelton's Farms.1/2 gallon of the same cider used as a yeast
    starterWhite Laps W...

  • Posted in thread: Cider Recipe and Cold Crashing on 12-22-2013 at 07:44 PM
    Fellow ciderers:I am going to make my first batch since an attempt at Ed Wort's apfelvine a few
    years back.My plan is to use 4 gallons of apple cider, along with two containers of frozen
    apple juice, ...

  • Posted in thread: Win a Deep Wood Brew Products Stainless Steel Growler & More!!!!! on 03-24-2013 at 03:19 PM
    done and done

  • Posted in thread: Honey Tripel? on 03-03-2013 at 01:42 PM
    Oooh! Oooh! Or use a lower ABV yeast until the honey overwhelms, then "crash" it and bottle
    with a champagne yeast! Ooooh!Sorry - new recipes do get me excited.

  • Posted in thread: Honey Tripel? on 03-03-2013 at 01:04 PM
    BrewBros and Sis,A few months back, I made the following Tripel recipe, which turned out
    fantastically:Pilsen DME 8.5 lbs 1 lb table sugar1 lb corn sugarHops1.5 oz - Styrian Goldings
    (substitute: Fugg...

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Quote: Originally Posted by Freezeblade "...the yeast knows what it's doing." I hate it when the yeast is smarter than me.
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