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    ABOUT ME

  • Student
  • FOR THE FUTURE:

    Caramel Apple Mead, Marshmellow Mead, Show Mead, Perhaps my first beer????.. Nah.
  • Banana Melomel, End-Of-The-World Mayan Inspired Cocao and Vanilla Mead
  • -To Date-

    1gal 'mapfelwein' - Maple Cider
    1gal Apple and Pear Cider,
    2gal Caramel Apple Cider,
    5gal Apfelwein,
    5gal Apfelwein,
    5gal Apfelwein,
    5gal Apple and Blackcurrant Cider,
    5gal Hard Lemonade 'Skeeter Pee',
    5gal Ginger Beer,

    I always have a cider brewing, and always some bottled.
  • Male
  • In a Relationship
  • Sydney
  • Australia

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 11-18-2013 at 07:03 AM
    New to cider making. This will be my first batch. Started two 1 gallon carboys one week ago!
    All the feedback on this cider is making this a great beginner brew. I attempted it with
    exceedingly cheap ...

  • Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 09-23-2013 at 10:39 AM
    Anyone know what page the UPDATED recipe is on?Updated original post.

  • Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 08-20-2013 at 11:41 AM
    I made a one gallon batch with some cheap apple juice. It fermented for about 3 weeks before
    airlock stopped moving. When I tasted it, it was horrible. Smelled like whiskey and tasted like
    a strong ba...

  • Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 07-30-2013 at 11:14 AM
    Sounds normal to me. Cider usually gives off a smell that is often described as 'rhino-farts'
    due to a lack of nutrients in the must. Leaving it on the yeast cake for too long can impart a
    yeasty flav...

  • Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 05-07-2013 at 11:28 AM
    Oldmate you said any wine or champaign yeast. Well which specific one did you use and has
    anyone used Nottingham for this? I didn't see this answer the only reason I'm asking. And also
    is one package ...

  • Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 03-25-2013 at 11:20 AM
    Did you let it sit to carbonate in the bottle? If not it may have been the yeast that you used.
    If it was a beer yeast strain it may have reached it's ABV limit in primary.

  • Posted in thread: Cadbury Egg Easter Mead on 02-26-2013 at 05:23 AM
    I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it is most likely that the fats and milk solids will
    separate and spoil.. It would be a lot easier to make a cocao and caramel mead out of burnt
    sugar and raw ...

  • Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 02-25-2013 at 08:48 AM
    I read when using honey to carbonate, 4.7 ounces of honey is the equivalent of the normal four
    ounces of priming sugar for a five gallon batch. Does using 750ml of honey dramatically
    increase the risk...

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2013 Big Giveaway! on 02-18-2013 at 08:20 AM
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  • Posted in thread: Cider unusual fermentation signs on 02-18-2013 at 07:58 AM
    Sounds fine to me. You might have a slight leak between the carboy and the airlock. Give it a
    gravity reading if you are unsure. You shouldn't use airlock activity as a sign of
    fermentation.

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Primary: Cherry Melomel Secondary: Bottled: JAOM, Amber Ale
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