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Posted in thread: Aging of cider on 09-07-2012 at 06:13 PM
That looks a really nice Cider, and 'creamy'?, I've never had one that I would describe in such
a way, but I may strive to make my next one creamy, that actually sounds really good. Lactose,
Posted in thread: Photos of Cider on 01-30-2012 at 10:49 PM
Award winning Cider.5.25% ABVCold-Crashed at 1.014Keg CarbedCounter-Pressure Bottled.
Posted in thread: Cherry Cider Info on 01-26-2012 at 03:12 AM
I don't know about adding the can of what you have pictured there. I wouldn't trust it 'not' to
leave a cough syrup taste... If you want to add cherries, add Frozen, Tart, Pie Cherries or add
some of ...
Posted in thread: Bottling 500 bottles from kegs on 01-11-2012 at 10:19 PM
Seriously, I would have to say to go ahead and keg-carb it like you previously planned on and
then using a fridge go ahead and chill, bottle from, two kegs at a time. If you take the time
to Bottle it...
Posted in thread: Mead for wedding gift on 01-04-2012 at 06:01 PM
I agree with you that autolysis is not a worry at the homebrew level. I will leave the mead
till the summer if you think 18 months is best.My original plan was to bulk age this mead for 5
years then b...
Posted in thread: Mead for wedding gift on 01-02-2012 at 09:50 PM
I was reading if there are 1/4 inch of lees you should transfer, wish I read that months ago.
I will transfer as soon as I get some Co2.Depending on the yeast used you should not have to
worry much a...
Posted in thread: Mead for wedding gift on 01-02-2012 at 06:28 AM
All sounds good, just curious as to what kind of honey you used? If you plan to bulk age your
mead (I am assuming 5 gal?) for extended periods you should probably look into picking up some
Posted in thread: First Attempt at Label for Borderline on 12-16-2011 at 01:44 AM
Well, I'm looking at this label and I could see it going very well on the bottle of a very dark
bitter. Add a black (or very dark colored) crown cap with a neck wrap and you've got one
Posted in thread: Coloring A Mead on 11-04-2011 at 08:04 PM
I made a mead using a hibiscus and rosehip tea. This would be my suggestion.My big problem is
locating high quality dried hibiscus flowers in large quantities. Do you happen to remember
where you purc...
Posted in thread: Coloring A Mead on 11-04-2011 at 05:33 PM
Thank you everyone for the great ideas, I may do some smaller Half gallon satellite batches and
test most of them. I think that what I'm going to do for the 5 gal. batches; The first batch
made with 5...