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  • Posted in thread: preparing soil for hops on 11-25-2014 at 08:13 PM
    Don't use raw manure at planting time. Turn the soil and mix in the manure now and let it go
    until spring, or build a compost pile and let the manure "rot" over the winter (turning it over
    ever couple...

  • Posted in thread: The "Dear" , "Sincerely" thread on 11-25-2014 at 05:25 PM
    Dear Couldn't yank it if I tried,*Snicker*Sincerely,12-year-old at heartDear 12-year-old,I
    didn't have the heart to go there, but I really wanted to!Sincerely, Dirty old man!

  • Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 11-25-2014 at 03:14 AM
    This is the temp of my house. I use notty with great results.Great! Thanks. I've been trying to
    start it off in the low 60's to help avoid off flavors, but since my conical is too big for my
    freezer /...

  • Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 11-24-2014 at 09:31 PM
    I'm thinking of making a batch of this in my new plastic conical, but I don't have any way to
    control the temp. I have a spare bedroom which is kinda chilly. I tend to keep my house in the
    upper 60's ...

  • Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 11-23-2014 at 09:34 PM
    SmCranf - you won't have the caramel flavored goodness in the syrup and some folks think table
    sugar (usually made from sugar beets) gives alcoholic beverages an "off" taste

  • Posted in thread: Milk O'Stout questions on 11-20-2014 at 02:36 PM
    1) Rice Hulls are to help prevent stuck sparge. Not sure what you'd use as a substitute.2) I
    have never seen lactose in the supermarket. Good luck. May have to order it online if you can't
    get it at t...

  • Posted in thread: using frozen wet hops on 11-19-2014 at 08:12 PM
    I haven't done mine yet, but i plan to this weekend. I won't be fermenting in the garage though
    unless i want a 3 gallon ice cube! Its been unseasonally cold here the last few weeks.:off:
    Excuse me, b...

  • Posted in thread: Kegerator Fridge Issue on 11-19-2014 at 02:49 PM
    Went to my freezer last night and found ice cream melted. Opened fridge door and light is on
    but definitely not cooling. But few days ago I put two holes in left side for gas lines, moved
    bottles outs...

  • Posted in thread: Dragons milk video on 11-17-2014 at 05:58 PM

  • Posted in thread: Treetop's 3 Apple Blend on 11-17-2014 at 03:01 PM
    I've noticed some flavored ciders turning up in stores this year. Anyone tried making hard
    cider with that?


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