Last Activity:11-24-2013 10:28 AM
Posted in thread: Mr. Beer Cider Kit on 11-21-2013 at 03:45 PM
Interesting...has anybody tried this? I'd be interested in seeing how the perry would turn out
as I don't really have access to a press and pears. It's kind of expensive per gallon ($9.50),
but it mig...
Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 10-29-2013 at 06:28 PM
Another option is to just leave a hydrometer floating after the krausen settlesThis is what I
ended up doing. Funny thing though, that damn thing always seems to be facing the wrong
direction for me t...
Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 10-14-2013 at 08:51 PM
So far so good... This photo is four days in to fermentation. I used four drops of ferm-cap at
a temperature of 55 degrees. My yeast was a couple of months old so I'm not sure if that would
factor in ...
Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 10-07-2013 at 04:29 PM
Holy moly! I just finished re-reading this sticky. I first read it back in 2009 and I was even
surprised to see a couple of comments of my own that I had forgotten about.I took last year off
Posted in thread: Grain For Sale - Chicago on 12-09-2012 at 11:53 PM
Btw, this grain has been sold. Not that you'd probably want it after a year and a half. haha
Posted in thread: Grain For Sale - Chicago on 12-09-2012 at 11:50 PM
Well, although I may not post much, I keep my ears open.And yes, I do. ORD 27176
Posted in thread: Best cherry form for adding to a cider? Attempting to make a Cherry Bomb on 11-06-2012 at 06:50 PM
Have you found 100% juice anywhere? I've found juice, but the ingredients listed are water and
cherry juice concentrate, so what's the difference if I dilute the concentrate myself?Well, I
saw a trade...
Posted in thread: Best cherry form for adding to a cider? Attempting to make a Cherry Bomb on 11-06-2012 at 06:10 PM
I make A LOT of cherry cider, with montmorency cherry exclusively. Straight up juice is best.
Don't ferment it though, use it to backsweeten you finished cider to taste. Can't remember the
Posted in thread: Grain For Sale - Chicago on 04-27-2011 at 06:02 PM
I went a little too crazy when I last visited Mid-Country Malt. I've decided to sell off half
of what I bought.[*]27.5# of Thomas Faucet & Sons Fawcett Maris Otter (2.3-3.0°L)[*]27.5# of
Best Malz Pal...
Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 10-29-2009 at 04:32 PM
Crap. My girlfriend just got back from Michigan with 5 freshly filled gallons of cider.
Unfortunately, it has been UV filtered, but worse yet it has 0.1% potassium sorbate added. Am I
screwed? Will th...