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Posted in thread: First go around with cider! on 01-25-2016 at 10:23 PM
Usually we do whole cinnamon sticks. Ground never really mixes well. I did one stick in a
gallon for 2 weeks and it was very mild, would go a month next time.Was this is then secondary
Posted in thread: Can I bottle a gallon? on 01-25-2016 at 10:22 PM
No.The glass gallon jugs are not to the best of my knowledge suitable for pressurizing. Quite
possible thy could explode. Growlers sre similarly problematic.Many Thanks!
Posted in thread: Can I bottle a gallon? on 01-25-2016 at 07:44 PM
I have two one gallons jugs finishing up fermenting. Can I simply add the appropriate amount of
priming sugar and a bit of cinnamon extract to two empty one gallon jugs, transfer contents of
Posted in thread: First go around with cider! on 01-25-2016 at 07:15 PM
was going to add ground, but perhaps extract is a better option.
Posted in thread: First go around with cider! on 01-25-2016 at 06:37 PM
Ok, been brewing only beers, but have now attempted my hand at a hard cider. I currently have
two one gallon jugs fermenting. One was made with adding brown sugar, the other I added frozen
Posted in thread: Rahr 6 Row substitute? on 09-16-2015 at 01:56 PM
American 2-row or American Pale malt will do fine. They have a diastatic power of about 130.
You want to have a minimum of 30 per lb of mash ingredients. 6-row has a DP more like
160.Canadian grains s...
Posted in thread: Rahr 6 Row substitute? on 09-15-2015 at 08:32 PM
The pumpkin contains a lot of unfermentable starch. You need to mash it with some malt to
convert the starch to sugar so the yeast can eat it. 6 row malts typically can convert more
starches to sugars...
Posted in thread: Rahr 6 Row substitute? on 09-15-2015 at 07:04 PM
Any other brand 6-row, or any other brand 2-row.Why the need for 6-row? What type of recipe are
you using? Please post it.Not sure why the need. It's Northern Brewers pumpkin extract kit.
Uses 6.30 lb...
Posted in thread: Rahr 6 Row substitute? on 09-15-2015 at 06:01 PM
Getting another pumpkin ale going this weekend. Instructions say that if adding real pumpkin, I
need to also add 2 lbs rahr 6 row. My LHBS does not have rahr 6 row. Is there something I can
Posted in thread: Day before bottling day - Need Assistance Please on 09-04-2015 at 02:54 PM
Still bubbling at 8 per minute? Nope...let that sit another 2 weeks. You will be just fine.