Last Activity:10-20-2013 7:00 PM
Posted in thread: Not to dry, quick turn around cider with pasteurized cider? on 10-15-2013 at 04:51 AM
My wife loves the trader joes apple cider that comes out in the fall, and I am interested in
making a hard cider version for her. The constraints that I come up against are the
following:1. I'd like s...
Posted in thread: bargain fittings... which for rubbermaid on 09-04-2013 at 04:35 PM
Thanks so much for the info *— just put my order through!
Posted in thread: bargain fittings... which for rubbermaid on 08-31-2013 at 10:47 PM
Order the standard cooler fitting for this cooler this still true? Your website now seems to
direct people to get the Round Cooler option, not the standard, since the coolers now come with
a slight i...
Posted in thread: Making Sparkling Water on 06-23-2013 at 06:24 PM
I didnt end up putting any juice in. I usually put a little bit of juice at the bottom of the
glass, pour some water, mix, and then fill it up the rest of the way. Its easier to then simply
open the k...
Posted in thread: New Carboy Washer Pressure Issue on 05-24-2013 at 10:14 PM
For anyone finding this thread, doing the single hole is really the best way to go. One solid
stream will ensure that water cascades everywhere, and its time and exposure that is more
effective than a...
Posted in thread: New Better Bottle with scratches in bottom punt on 05-17-2013 at 07:46 PM
I got a new better bottle from bells, and during my first cleaning, it seemed as if there were
some scratches at the top of the bottle's punt, on the inside. I've never used a bottle cleaner
on it bef...
Posted in thread: Used immersion chiller straight from the box on 05-13-2013 at 05:26 PM
Yep, it came out fine. There were *zero* grimy or gross tastes to it. Lot of worry over
nothing. Let that be a lesson to anyone else who finds this thread after a similar mistake.On
head retention, it...
Posted in thread: New Carboy Washer Pressure Issue on 04-25-2013 at 03:38 AM
Smaller holes will create higher pressure in the jets. FWIW, I recall reading here that the
volume of water/cleaning solution being cycled has the biggest impact on successful
cleaning.Sounds good. Lu...
Posted in thread: New Carboy Washer Pressure Issue on 04-24-2013 at 06:04 PM
I completed my carboy washer last night, and was gave it a whirl. I think in my head I was
expecting more pressure than I got —*so I wanted people's feedback who have build their own.
Here is mine in ...
Posted in thread: Carboy Washer Help: PVC Cement Safety on 04-15-2013 at 05:36 PM
other people have had this thought as well. I guess my only remaining issue is that I rinsed
it with water a few hours after gluing it. Hope thats enough time to cure.