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  • Posted in thread: What I learned at NHC on 08-29-2012 at 03:16 PM
    Degassing? Hmmm. I read a study a couple of months back that showed they reached optimum
    fermentation by keeping the must on a stirplate for the first week and cutting it right before
    fermentation sto...

  • Posted in thread: Mashing with Cider? on 06-14-2012 at 06:13 PM
    Thanks for the tips all. My friend is going to use 120 after all. He's going to steep it and
    add it after it cools.

  • Posted in thread: Mashing with Cider? on 06-13-2012 at 04:06 PM
    People add sugar to fruit/juice & ferment it all the time, with great results...Why would you
    think that was a bad thing?If your friend wants caramel flavour, maybe a graff is more what
    he's looking f...

  • Posted in thread: Mashing with Cider? on 06-13-2012 at 01:15 PM
    you WANT simple sugars with cider/wine yeast. There is no need to mash anything because the
    sugar is already present in the fruit/juice/additions and you are not converting starches. Why
    would you add...

  • Posted in thread: Mashing with Cider? on 06-12-2012 at 05:53 PM
    My friend here at work who makes wine by buying frozen fruit juice and adding in pounds of
    sugar wants to do an apple 'wine' with caramel. First I told him that adding sugar to juice to
    make wine is l...

  • Posted in thread: Mash out?? but why??? on 05-07-2012 at 07:39 PM
    Thanks for all the feedback! As for my sources, most of the stuff supporting Mash Outs has been
    from books and 'how to' web articles. All advice to skip it has come from multiple
    homebrewers.If there ...

  • Posted in thread: Mash out?? but why??? on 05-04-2012 at 02:46 PM
    Ok... so do you really need to do a Mash Out??? Everything I read tells me something different.

  • Posted in thread: where do buy honey? on 04-30-2012 at 07:31 PM
    I was at Costco yesterday and they had clover honey at $12.99 for 5 lbs. Still seemed like a
    good priceTHIS. I get it for 11$-12$ here in MD for 5lbs. I hate when honey is super clear but
    I just deal ...

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