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Posted in thread: First Hard Cider Attempt on 07-29-2009 at 07:18 AM
Look up Apfelwein on here. There are plenty of posts about it...Its simple and quick to make.
Posted in thread: Honey: Light vs. Dark on 07-22-2009 at 06:58 AM
I for one prefer the taste of Darker Honeys.My first batch of mead ever was made from
Wildflower Honey from some of my Dads Hives that was 25/+ years old...that honey aged very well
and was a very dar...
Posted in thread: ICK! Apfelwein making my house smell like sulfur! on 07-16-2009 at 06:22 PM
The smell only lasted 2-3 days on the batch I made.
Posted in thread: Starting An Apiary? on 07-13-2009 at 07:10 PM
Hi Henry.Kind of late to be getting any this season unless you have a line on an already
established hive or else you will have to be feeding them a lot.Here is a link to a forum where
you can learn e...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Stopper? on 07-11-2009 at 07:39 AM
Thanks Poindexter,I think I will hold off until I can get to the HBS. Might be awhile but I
think I will feel better with a proper stopper.If the worst gets the better of me I'll grab the
Posted in thread: Fermentation Stopper? on 07-10-2009 at 06:41 AM
Hi,I am in need of another Fermentation Stopper for my airlock...The LHBS is an hour away but
the hardware store has some drilled cork stoppers and I was wondering if they would work or
would I have p...
Posted in thread: Hard Tea on 07-09-2009 at 07:10 AM
Hi Firstnten,I don't have Champagne Yeast on hand just the two wine yeasts I listed above. Do
you see there being a problem using either of those?I'll forgo the Lemon Zest and just use the
juice from ...
Posted in thread: Hard Tea on 07-08-2009 at 07:19 AM
Thanks YooperBrew,I was pretty sure about all of that I just felt more comfortable having a pro
confirm it all for me.I will pitch the Montrachet instead of the Nottingham. I thought I had
read on hea...
Posted in thread: Hard Tea on 07-07-2009 at 06:51 AM
Hi,I am going to be making a 1 gallon batch of Hard Tea using bignick's recipe from this thread
and have a quick question or two or three or lots...I posted in that thread but it doesnt
seem like ma...
Posted in thread: Hard Iced Tea on 07-04-2009 at 07:12 AM
Hi,I am going to be making a 1 gallon batch of Hard Tea using bignick's recipe and have a quick
question or two or three or lots...I have everything ready to start and would like to get to it