Last Activity:10-03-2012 1:07 AM
Posted in thread: Growing Hops in AZ. on 08-09-2012 at 09:16 PM
Sorry sent last post before finished. 5 hours of sun a day and the leaves are staring to get
brown. I think I'm going to move them in the shade or should I just let them go? It is 114
Posted in thread: Growing Hops in AZ. on 08-09-2012 at 09:14 PM
I just moved to Tempe from the Columbia valley (Mecca of hop growing) with a couple of Columbus
rhizomes. I didn't get them planted until may 25th and only one vine survived. Currently it's
about 5 fe...
Posted in thread: What to do with 3lbs Blueberry puree.. ideas??? on 11-04-2011 at 06:08 PM
Jsmith82Good point with bottling. I've been kegging just about everything now and bottling out
of the keg. I measuerd my 4 gallon batch last night and its at 3.5% and doing good. It tastes
Posted in thread: Still going (EdWort's Apfelwein ) on 11-03-2011 at 05:06 PM
I'm also using WLP775 Yeast but with a slight variation on the recipe. Once I get to around ~
6% ABV, I'm "killing" the fermentation with Potassium Sorbate.
Posted in thread: What to do with 3lbs Blueberry puree.. ideas??? on 11-03-2011 at 05:01 PM
I guess technically using honey its a Cyser!
Posted in thread: EdWort's Apfelwein bump to 3lbs sugar on 11-03-2011 at 04:58 PM
From OG at 1.074 and FG at 0.996 its something around 10% abv not 14I was writing this post
from my office without my brewing notes trying to remember the OG, FG, and ABV. It didn't seem
right either ...
Posted in thread: EdWort's Apfelwein bump to 3lbs sugar on 11-03-2011 at 12:09 AM
I did a 5 gallon batch of HARD Cider last year and the few bottles I have left are hot to trot,
but very drinkable. It's kinda like the Apelwein recipe...but not. 5-gallons UV Treated Fresh
Posted in thread: What to do with 3lbs Blueberry puree.. ideas??? on 11-02-2011 at 11:54 PM
I'm doing a 4 gallon batch of cider right now. Only difference is .75 lb of honey and a 1.0 lb
of brown sugar. I'm using White Labs English Cider Yeast, Potassium Sorbate to "kill " the
Posted in thread: Newbie freaking out over yeast! on 11-02-2011 at 11:29 PM
Remember, yeast is tough sucker. I transferred a 5 gallon batch of lager I brewed with White
Labs East Coast into the secondary and had tons of trub. I decided to dump the remainder of the
dregs into ...
Posted in thread: We no need no stinking beer gun... on 09-17-2011 at 12:48 AM
I think the point is getting lost here. I don't believe this method was developed as a "better"
option for bottling, it seems to me this is just an option for those who keg a batch but want
to just bo...