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Posted in thread: Hunter's Ale? on 02-07-2015 at 04:51 AM
Hello,A member of another forum that I frequent asked about a Hunter's Ale that he sampled
while hunting in South Africa... A google search turned up an apple cider by the same name, but
not much else...
Posted in thread: Bottle carb/back sweeten on 12-29-2014 at 03:09 AM
I might add in a packet of yeast, just for good measure. Also, I doubt the dishwasher will be
adequate. There is an excellent thread about stove top pasteurization on this site.
Posted in thread: properly carbonated or not? on 11-03-2014 at 11:51 PM
Hmm, dunno. I made a one gallon kit and it was borderline gusher in the bottles. I do not
suspect an infection. Happened with the raspberry Hefeweizen I made for my wife as well. For
now, I'm consider...
Posted in thread: Fantastic Hard Cider Recipe with Instructions (and fall spice / cherry variations) on 10-30-2014 at 02:17 AM
I am planning on following the OP recipe this weekend with the caveat that I'm halving it. I
have acquired 2 gallons of cider from a local orchard as well as a two quart jug for back
sweetening and ca...
Posted in thread: Newbie on 10-29-2014 at 01:42 AM
Hello from Windham...I would say go for it with the AG thing. I am doing mostly extract with
steeping grains and the occasional partial mash kit these days, but if you have the ambition
Posted in thread: First Cider (Cat) Disaster on 10-22-2014 at 02:12 AM
What sanitizer? Star-San actually is a yeast nutrient at residual concentrations...Sent from my
iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Culturing yeast from a bottle on 10-15-2014 at 02:50 AM
I actually am in the process of trying to culture yeast from Spencer Trappist. I definitely
made some mistakes, but it may yet work out. I started with around 3/4 lb of DME boiled in 1
gallon. OG 1.05...
Posted in thread: Smallest chest freezer for single 5 gallon fermentation on 09-12-2014 at 03:53 PM
Yup. I just bought a 5 cu ft GE from HD to use as a fermentation and lagering chamber. Will fit
one carboy. Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: First Brew Questions on 08-05-2014 at 02:15 AM
The only two things that would worry me are not taking an OG reading and the temperature of the
fermentation. Not having an original gravity reading means that you don't really have a way to
Posted in thread: CT Brewers Check-In on 08-02-2014 at 02:34 AM
North Windham here... Still doing extract kits and mini mash kits on the stove top, but I've
progressed to kegging and have a kegerator that I have been known to also use for
lagering...Sent from my i...