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Posted in thread: Slow Fermentation on 12-18-2013 at 04:49 PM
I completely understand. Damned if you do and damned if you don't. HaHaI use a little energy
efficient radiator heater (the kind with the oil inside that is warmed for steady output) in my
Posted in thread: Help with Jolicoeur's Grinder on 12-18-2013 at 12:50 PM
You could go to a store.. like Woodcraft.. if there is one in your area.. or any store that
sells wood lathes. They would have a "faceplate" that generally fits a 1/2" arbor. Or, simply
go online.. an...
Posted in thread: My attempt at Cider... on 12-18-2013 at 12:47 PM
Someone gave me a bottle of JK's Cuveť Winterruption Cider last year for Christmas and I never
thought I would enjoy cinnamon, vanilla and maple syrup in a cider, but that was some of the
Posted in thread: Help with Jolicoeur's Grinder on 12-17-2013 at 11:57 PM
No clue how much something like that would cost, but I bet any small shop with a lathe could
make it. I know of a shop in Maine that I've bought some backpacking stuff from. I don't know
if he does cu...
Posted in thread: My attempt at Cider... on 12-17-2013 at 02:09 PM
Yep. Since it's all simple sugars even notty will eat it down below 1.000 if you let it go. I
would have thought the ale yeast would have retained a little more cider flavor though. If you
Posted in thread: Am I worried about nothing on 12-17-2013 at 02:01 PM
That's really not hard to do at all if you're using a concentrate base. I generally use Safeway
brand (it's cheap, available, and doesn't have any weird additives in it) and about four cans
Posted in thread: Lime question on 12-16-2013 at 08:33 PM
Posted in thread: Am I worried about nothing on 12-15-2013 at 11:11 PM
May be your fermenter isn't sealing well, so the CO2 isn't going through the airlock. Are you
using a carboy/better bottle or a pail with a lid?+1Btw...you got an OG of 1.079 out of plain
Posted in thread: Pectin solids? on 12-15-2013 at 07:55 PM
I think you are right. Sounds like pectin to me. It could be environmental reasons (too
much/little rain, too cold/hot etc at their orchard) Could be they used apples of a different
variety this year ...
Posted in thread: I refuse to dump!!! on 12-15-2013 at 04:20 PM
I'm thinking if I don't win the fantasy FB league, maybe the winner will get a couple these.
:DWe could make a "Big Nasty Beer Winner's Basket". Everyone could donate something. (come on,
ya'll know y...