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Posted in thread: 8% apple cherry cider/applewine on 05-24-2015 at 01:20 AM
Update: my cherry cider had too big of a break in active fermentation and is now on it's way to
vinegar. Cherry-cider vinegar might be cool, there is plenty of alcohol to convert.
Posted in thread: Making Applejack from hard cider? on 05-24-2015 at 01:08 AM
Can we stop having the methanol question again, and again, and again, and c'mon people, really?
Methanol is in beer too but we don't discuss that, do we? Forgive me for being an a$$, will
you? A gallo...
Posted in thread: I am giving up beer for 30 days on 05-23-2015 at 06:17 AM
There is a fairly standard test to see if alcohol is a problem in your life; put a six-pack of
beer in your fridge and vow to drink only one per day for six days. If you are unable to drink
only one p...
Posted in thread: Adjusting Pale Ale Bitterness on 05-23-2015 at 06:07 AM
Ryatt66, maybe I am confused here, you mention you consistently have the same problem. Did you
want 6 gallons final volume @ 1.044? According to my calculations using Marris Otter as an
example @77% I...
Posted in thread: Adjusting Pale Ale Bitterness on 05-22-2015 at 11:35 PM
Ryatt66, you say you overshot your O.G. by a lot, how much if I may ask? Getting a system
dialed in can take a few batches, and I hope you kept meticulous notes. When I started out I
didn't keep good ...
Posted in thread: Not enough water in boil kettle after mash on 05-22-2015 at 11:19 PM
Beersmith is a great program for some people, and not for others. I tried it, I didn't like it,
and I now use both Qbrew and BrewMate. BrewMate has a few more styles than Qbrew, and BrewMate
Posted in thread: Cherry cycer questions on 05-22-2015 at 08:39 PM
Just like when you were twelve, you tried jacking and you wanted to do it again. :DEDIT: My
cherry cider is a bust, the reason it is so tart is it is become vinegar. Home made
cherry-apple cider vineg...
Posted in thread: 8% apple cherry cider/applewine on 05-22-2015 at 01:06 AM
I am working on 2 batches of apple-cherry concentrate cider. One batch has one can of apple
cherry concentrate added to 116 oz of apple cider. There is a little cherry sort of pucker, but
Posted in thread: Banana cider on 05-21-2015 at 07:07 PM
If it were me, I would PM Yooper as she makes banana wine and apple wine. Speaking out of
ignorance myself, I would think the bananas would dominate the flavor. Here's a link you might
Posted in thread: Dry Cider on 05-21-2015 at 06:25 AM
Trader Joe's carries a couple of French Cidres, I have tried and liked. SWMBO is a big fan (me
too) of Crispin the Saint; I had never thought of a Belgian yeast-ed cider.Costco now carries a