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Posted in thread: Midwest Supplies on 06-25-2013 at 05:50 PM
When I placed a big order, they got it out right away, as I mentioned before in this thread.
However when I ordered another airlock and a packet of yeast, it took two weeks for them to
even ship it ou...
Posted in thread: Midwest Supplies on 05-15-2013 at 06:27 AM
I ordered my first kit from Midwest Supplies last Thursday. I just started a 6 gallon batch of
cider with that very kit today. 3 business days is all it took, and I certainly won't complain
Posted in thread: 3rd batch, lalvin EC 1118 on 05-13-2013 at 04:28 AM
Thanks a lot. 73 is about where my apartment stays, even with A/C running cool, so that is good
to hear. I'll give the EC-1118 a go on the second batch.
Posted in thread: 3rd batch, lalvin EC 1118 on 05-13-2013 at 02:36 AM
Do you think EC-1118 would do okay in the 70 - 75 degree range? I ordered some us-05 believing
it to be more suited to my temps, but I have heard many good things about EC-1118. Just worried
that my r...
Posted in thread: Ordered an equipment kit! on 05-12-2013 at 11:12 PM
Thanks, I will keep my eyes peeled.
Posted in thread: Ordered an equipment kit! on 05-12-2013 at 09:55 PM
Hi all,My name is Lee and I joined Homebrewtalk.com a week or so ago, and love it. Did a few 1
gallon batches of cider and mead which turned out horrible (I used baking yeast, and no
secondary or agin...
Posted in thread: Pappy`s Pub Cider - Award Winner! on 05-10-2013 at 06:17 PM
Thanks for sharing, Paps. I have wine equipment kit on the way soon, and want to start with a
simple cider that doesn't take too long to finish. This looks like a good option.
Posted in thread: A few Qs about beginning Cider. on 05-07-2013 at 04:43 AM
Thanks, Thadius, and thanks to all of you. I really did not expect so many people to give me
feedback on this. Awesome forum, and I think I am here to stay. I want to make more mead and
Posted in thread: A few Qs about beginning Cider. on 05-07-2013 at 04:26 AM
There is some funk building up inside the containers at the top, but I am sure that is just
from the yeast. Nothing that looks moldy to me. Can mold grow on that stuff if I leave it
Posted in thread: A few Qs about beginning Cider. on 05-05-2013 at 11:49 PM
Thank you to all of you. You guys have provided great advice. I will definitely plan on using
EC-1118 yeast since a couple of you recommended it specifically. And will try US-05. I'm sure
I'll find ou...