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  • Posted in thread: Cider's Just turning out too Dry... on 12-13-2009 at 06:32 AM
    Hi All,I've now made 17 gallons of cider. Two 5 gallon batches, and seven 1 gallon test/fun
    batches. The two five gallon batches have been made using Trader Joes Apple Juice, either honey
    or corn suga...

  • Posted in thread: Using Krups Beertender w/ generic 5L Kegs on 11-30-2009 at 04:21 PM
    Hi everyone,I've been looking at the Krups Beertender for some time, and I'm wondering if
    anyone has any perspective on whether or not the system will work with generic 5L min-kegs,
    that I can get at ...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone sucessfully done a JK Scrumpys clone? on 09-28-2009 at 01:05 AM
    David_42,Agree that Newton's Folly is some pretty good cider. We pick-up about 3 x 12pks a week
    from Trader Joes here in Raleigh. Interestinglig enough, Nnewton's Folly is the exact same
    cider as wood...

  • Posted in thread: Question about Bubbles in Secondary on 08-31-2009 at 07:57 PM
    Hi All,As you know, I'm new to cider making. I currently have 5 batches going, 3 of which have
    now been racked into secondaries. All 3 batches sat in their primary for approx 1 month prior
    to racking....

  • Posted in thread: My first explosion... on 08-26-2009 at 01:45 AM
    That is a great suggestion frostyone. Quick question, when you juice your own apples, I've
    noticed that sometimes you get this separated head, kind of like an ultra thick pasrons collar.
    Is there anyt...

  • Posted in thread: My first explosion... on 08-26-2009 at 01:05 AM
    Well, only my fourth cider attempt and I've now experienced my first explosion. Saturday went
    and picked-up a 1/2 bushel of locally grown mutsu apples, juiced them down and strained the
    juice prior to...

  • Posted in thread: Headspace? on 08-23-2009 at 03:04 AM
    Hi All,Quick question regarding my first couple of batches, now in the secondary. I just racked
    a pink lady champagne cider and a basic gravenstein cider using mead yeast into secondarys. I
    neglected ...

  • Posted in thread: Popping my cider cherry! on 08-07-2009 at 02:56 PM
    wreckinball9,Thanks so much for your response. I did exactly what you said with the exception
    that I used corn sugar rather than brown sugar. I'm still getting the hang of home brewing, and
    I'm gradua...

  • Posted in thread: 1st time cider brew needs help... on 08-05-2009 at 03:00 AM
    Please. I'd love to see a more detailed design bfbf.Thanks,LTJ

  • Posted in thread: Popping my cider cherry! on 08-01-2009 at 10:34 PM
    Hi all,I'm new to the forum, though I've been browsing for a couple of weeks. Just went today
    and picked-up my starter equipment - 5 Gal Glass Carboy, 7 Gal Bucket w/ Lid & Spigot, Tubing,
    Air Lock, S...