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  • Posted in thread: Different temps in one Fermentation Chamber on 02-10-2014 at 08:00 PM
    I am looking to build a fermentation chamber. SWMBO gave me a single stage Johnson control unit
    for Christmas (what I asked for, didn't realize there were dual stage ones). I think this will
    be fine, ...

  • Posted in thread: Carbonation in Cider Doesn't Last on 10-16-2012 at 12:56 PM
    Another season, another batch of cider. Thanks to some of the good threads regarding
    pasteurizing and using plastic bottles to test carbonation pressure, I've gotten pasteurizing
    down and seem to have...

  • Posted in thread: Inconsistent carbonation on 02-24-2011 at 12:28 AM
    That's exactly what I do with the concentrate. I use a ratio of one can thawed apple juice
    concentrate per 5 gallons of cider. I pour the concentrate in the bottling bucket, then add the
    cider to the ...

  • Posted in thread: Inconsistent carbonation on 02-23-2011 at 08:52 PM
    I have gone through several batches of cider, and keep running into the same issue when bottle
    carbonating. For some reason, some bottles are noticeably more carbonated than others.Thinking
    it was an ...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast - Decisions, decisions on 12-02-2010 at 05:45 PM
    I've had good luck with the Windsor dry yeast, WL Irish Ale yeast, and WL English Cider yeast.

  • Posted in thread: odd CO2. gushing head, flat cider on 12-02-2010 at 05:44 PM
    I just went to check my bottled cider for carbonation level to see if it was time to
    pasteurize. It has been in the bottles for 3 days (previously I found 4-5 days was on the high
    end of carbonation l...

  • Posted in thread: Problem with too much head space in carboy? on 11-23-2010 at 03:40 AM
    Idea: what if I primaried the 2 gallons in a 5 gallon carboy, then racked to 2 separate 1
    gallon carboys?

  • Posted in thread: Problem with too much head space in carboy? on 11-23-2010 at 03:21 AM
    After several batches of testing, I'm going to brew a larger batch of cider tomorrow. I'm going
    to do 2 seperate 2gallon batches, using 2 5gallon carboys.I had an issue with krausen going
    crazy when f...

  • Posted in thread: Any good Chocolate Mint Stout recipes? on 11-23-2010 at 02:24 AM
    looking to make this recipe, what was the outcome?

  • Posted in thread: Is Cider naturally gluten free? on 10-15-2010 at 03:24 PM
    so is the ~2ppm due to the liquid yeast or priming sugar? After second consideration, I think I
    will be using apple juice concentrate in place of priming sugar, if that makes a difference
    (about 1 can...