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  • Posted in thread: Where to Buy Used SS Tank, Pump, & Hose on 04-12-2014 at 03:49 PM
    there's always used equipment for sale on probrewer, just a matter of time before something
    turns up in your area. :mug:

  • Posted in thread: how do commercial ciders preserve some sweetness? on 03-27-2014 at 12:59 AM
    It depends on the style of gravity filler, but I'd suspect that you'd retain some carbonation.
    The less time you have the cider sitting at atmospheric pressure off gassing the more
    carbonation will be...

  • Posted in thread: Commercial cider and TTB regs on 03-20-2014 at 12:52 AM
    I'd suggest contacting the TTB directly with any question, but as per my understanding, no,
    ciders do not need to submit a formula.

  • Posted in thread: Commercial cider and TTB regs on 03-19-2014 at 10:29 PM
    For most purposes, cider = wine in the eyes of the TTB.What's your specific question?

  • Posted in thread: how do commercial ciders preserve some sweetness? on 03-19-2014 at 10:27 PM
    If you're looking for just a slight fizz then a gentle fill will result in a pettient product.

  • Posted in thread: Opening a cidery, need some advice on 02-28-2014 at 12:12 PM
    Me and a few other friends of mine in the craft beverage/brew industry are looking to expand
    from home brewing to professional brewing. Looking into mass cider brewing I know we don't need
    as much equ...

  • Posted in thread: Planting fruit trees on 02-11-2014 at 09:53 PM
    +1 to the Michael Phillips book. Even if you're not going organic it's a great resource.Call
    around and see what the local orchards are growing, then plant varieties that you want but you
    can't find i...

  • Posted in thread: Is UV treated apple juice effective at killing wild yeast? on 02-10-2014 at 12:06 PM
    UV pasteurization does not have a great effect on wild yeast in apple juice. The point is to
    eliminate microbes that pose a health risk to humans, such as e. coli etc, not to prevent
    fermentation, whi...

  • Posted in thread: Dilema: Sodium Metabisufite on 02-03-2014 at 04:41 PM
    I'd return the KMS, a kilo is a lot, it'll take forever to go through and it does loose potency
    during storage. Better to exchange it for whatever sanitizer the homebrew store has on hand
    since it'll ...

  • Posted in thread: Cider is Good on 12-28-2013 at 03:16 PM
    I'm a fan.:mug:

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October 14, 2012  •  03:55 PM
hey hey. We love Bellwether. Next time we are there I def want a tour! Were on the mail list so keep it coming. Love the new patio!

October 14, 2012  •  05:07 PM
@liquiditynerd Thanks! We're always working to keep the cider flowing. Be sure to let me know when you come up and we can swap brews after the tour.