Last Activity:03-20-2011 9:44 AM
Posted in thread: My first bottle bomb using the Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing method on 02-18-2011 at 11:42 AM
I just got my first bottle bomb while pasteurizing some cider that was far from a gusher
bottle. This tells me that the bottle probably had some defect in it.All I'm saying is when
using Pappers Easy ...
Posted in thread: Brewing with my son on 02-18-2011 at 11:18 AM
Howdy,I remember making root beer with my Dad when I was a kid. We used red star champagne
yeast and it did have alcohol in it, but not much. In those days giving a kid a 3.2% beer while
working in th...
Posted in thread: Ready to Bottle on 02-12-2011 at 12:50 PM
Howdy,Thanks for all the informative post in the Forum!I plan to bottle my first kombucha in
the next week.I want to use a 750mm flip top bottle. My question is how much sugar do I need to
prime the b...
Posted in thread: Carbonating Apfelwein on 02-12-2011 at 11:32 AM
Here's two more cents:I love Apfelwein, But it takes time. I have never carbed it. However, If
you look at the recipes for "Drop Them Panties Again Cider", "Johnny Jump Up Cider" and last
but never le...
Posted in thread: End-of-the-World Mead?? on 01-29-2011 at 02:28 PM
Thanks for the post! It got me thinking about a 2012 brew. I think I'll do a cyser based on the
"Drop Them Panties Again" or Johnny Jumpup" recipies. Add some extra honey and dried smoked
chiles or gi...
Posted in thread: Mail Order Mother Arrives! on 01-29-2011 at 02:02 PM
Are you going to start with black tea or have something differant in mind?Jug
Posted in thread: awefull apple wine on 01-13-2011 at 12:37 PM
Is it legal to make apple jack in your neck of the woods?
Posted in thread: Sour Graf - School me in campden/sulfiting on 12-07-2010 at 02:53 PM
You could try cold crashing then force carb.
Posted in thread: Naming Your Homebrew on 12-04-2010 at 01:09 PM
I think it's kinda fun to name my brews, usually after the fruits I brew with such as:
Raspberry Sip or Blackberry Thumper. I have also been thinking about using some of the local
towns, County or lan...
Posted in thread: Drop Them Panties Again - Sweet Sparkling Cider on 04-27-2010 at 12:03 AM
I let mine go a little dry, then back sweeted with a cup of honey. It carbed up nice and so far
no bottle bombs. It is clearing but does have some haze in it. Next time I'm not going to boil