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Posted in thread: The Great Hydra Giveaway! on 05-16-2014 at 02:14 AM
Posted in thread: The 2014 NHC First Round - Results/Speculation Thread on 05-01-2014 at 03:03 AM
Nashville score sheets arrived for me Tuesday. One beer had decent feedback the other had zero
feedback just a few check marks on the score sheet and the scores. My ciders had great feedback
from a ma...
Posted in thread: Can pasteurization make juice unfermentable? on 04-28-2014 at 10:13 PM
Yes Danstar Nottingham is what I have used in the past without issue. I do not rehydrate my dry
yeasts, never had issues in a decade of brewing.
Posted in thread: Holy crap give me my stove back! on 04-28-2014 at 02:40 AM
I built a portable brew rig of simplified design just for the purpose of brewing with friends
and club members for special events. I enjoy it a great deal. I have brewed multiple medal
winning and gol...
Posted in thread: Types of juice for cider on 04-28-2014 at 02:35 AM
Apple/Cranberry/Pomegranate (Highly successful with multiple medals)Apple/Tart Cherry
(successful enough to do again)Apple/Blueberry (wife's favorite and
successful)Apple/Cranberry/Blueberry (wife's s...
Posted in thread: Can pasteurization make juice unfermentable? on 04-28-2014 at 02:26 AM
Pasteurization should not inhibit fermentation at all. I have never been able to find
unpasteurized fresh pressed cider in my area so I am stuck with store bought ciders and juices.
I have used more t...
Posted in thread: Black Shadow - Cascadian Dark Ale aka Black IPA on 04-24-2014 at 02:36 AM
If I use S-05 no just pitch the yeast pack. If I use a liquid than yes I do a starter.
Generally my starters for liquid yeast are 1800ml.
Posted in thread: Store Brand Cider/Juice PH and SG readings on 04-22-2014 at 04:52 AM
2nd place holder
Posted in thread: Store Brand Cider/Juice PH and SG readings on 04-22-2014 at 04:51 AM
All PH readings were taken with a freshly calibrated Martini PH meter. All SG readings were
taken with freshly calibrated standard refractometer.
Posted in thread: Store Brand Cider/Juice PH and SG readings on 04-22-2014 at 04:50 AM
I have been winning quite a few medals in competition the last year and a half and have been
getting many questions about my methods/recipes from my local homebrew club members. In an
effort to help b...