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  • Posted in thread: Mean in 6 weeks? on 06-11-2006 at 04:51 PM
    Sometimes thay may ferment in six weeks but you need to let it age in the bottle for allot
    longer. Honey just like grape wine isn't ready to drink as soon as it finishes fermenting.

  • Posted in thread: Apple Jack on 06-10-2006 at 09:25 PM
    The goverment's defination of distilling is any method of concentrating alcohol. In their eyes
    freezing it is the same as operating a still. To them moonshine is moonshine, no matter how you
    make it. ...

  • Posted in thread: How to make Cider Champagne? on 06-10-2006 at 09:20 PM
    Definately wait until fermentation has stopped. That way you are carbonating it with just your
    priming sugar. Otherwise you will have unpredictable results.I would use ~1 pound of honey or
    1/2 -3/4 cu...

  • Posted in thread: cheap quick cider on 06-10-2006 at 09:13 PM
    If you carbonate is it safer to bottle in beer bottles, or does it matter? I only have wine
    bottles and corks and a nice corker, and I dunno if I really want to buy a capper, caps, and
    beer bottles ye...

  • Posted in thread: What's Dry Hopping on 06-10-2006 at 09:07 PM
    i just attempted my first dry hopping.i threw in 1/2oz cascade hops and will bottle 4 days
    after dryhopping.i'll let you know how it turns outI would recomend bottling based on
    hydrometer readings ins...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast Question on 06-10-2006 at 09:03 PM
    It all depends upon how fresh the yeat pack is. Wyeast say 1 to 3 hours. I've had fresh packs
    fully "inflate" in 30 minutes. If it is a couple months old the day before is better.One idea
    is smack the...

  • Posted in thread: were can i buy it? on 06-10-2006 at 08:57 PM
    l recomend against one of the kits where you just dump on can of everything into the water.
    That being said buying recipe kits are easy and give you great results. Most of them include
    everything you ...

  • Posted in thread: %ABV for a Sparkling Mead on 06-10-2006 at 08:10 PM
    It sounds like 14% or less is the winner.I have been making allot of beer lately and am
    planning on switching to mead as soon as it is too warm to brew beer.The first batch will be
    sparkling mead in b...

  • Posted in thread: Got me 110 Lbs of DME on 06-09-2006 at 01:10 AM
    I, too, am starting to buy in bulk. But my local brewer told me to get the LME because it's
    easier to keep. I don't know about that but it sure is messy! Maybe I'll try the DME next
    time!One of the ad...

  • Posted in thread: %ABV for a Sparkling Mead on 06-08-2006 at 08:53 PM
    Anyone can make STRONG mead/beer, but is it enjoyable to drink? That's why I'm looking for