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Posted in thread: Increasing alcohol in extract kits on 03-16-2015 at 04:02 AM
Ive been adding extra DME and it seems to work pretty well without altering the flavor much.
But this last time I dumped a bunch of honey in and even though I was a little worried about it
making the ...
Posted in thread: an Alt way to get sweetness in a carbed cider on 03-16-2015 at 03:56 AM
Interesting. I didnt know that about pear juice. Thanks
Posted in thread: Adding sugar to Cider on 03-16-2015 at 03:50 AM
Maybe its just me , but every time I add sugar I dont care for the outcome. It usually winds up
very dry or acidic. So then after reading on here about using canned apple juice concentrate
instead I g...
Posted in thread: Help! Not fermenting in Secondary. on 03-16-2015 at 03:39 AM
You may not actually see signs of activity in secondary. Sometimes you do and sometimes you
dont , unless you stand there staring at it for 12 hours or so. You have to remember the
bubbling stopped al...
Posted in thread: Anyone Brew Cider Because They Don't Like Beer? on 03-16-2015 at 03:27 AM
Im not an alcoholic , not by a long stretch , but my problem is I never met an alcohol I didnt
like :D That being said I do homebrewing for the fun of it , not necessarily just because I
like to sampl...
Posted in thread: Hopped cider with tea... on 11-08-2014 at 02:31 AM
You used way to much bottling sugar.Most likely. But it is strange that I made a five gallon
batch before this one only I didnt add tea or hops , and used the same 3 cans of concentrate
Posted in thread: Christianity and home brewing on 11-02-2014 at 04:00 AM
I understand his position.What's annoying is the fact that we're both drinking a beer, but
since I'm on my 2nd beer I'm somehow less moral than he is. The fact that he actually says it
is kind of hypo...
Posted in thread: Christianity and home brewing on 11-02-2014 at 12:07 AM
I'd like to hear people's take on this situation. I'm a Christian myself, and a good portion of
my family would be considered Evangelical, so I'm used to the 'drinking is evil' attitude. I
Posted in thread: It's been 2 weeks and my cider is still bubbling the airlock on 11-01-2014 at 01:10 AM
Temperature plays a big role in how fast the yeast work. The warmer it is the faster it goes ,
but cooler temperatures and slower fermentation makes better cider. When I make it in the
warmer months s...
Posted in thread: Hopped cider with tea... on 11-01-2014 at 01:04 AM
I bottled the cider this past week. Flavor going into bottling is good but not yet what I was
expecting. The hops is a pain , it was floating on the top and mixed all through the cider. I
filtered a f...