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  • Posted in thread: Help with a Cider Recipe on 09-25-2010 at 02:17 PM
    I'm trying to go for a lighter, sweeter kind of cider (this is probably heading into the cyser
    range) and here is the recipe I found:5 gallons unp. cider2 pounds of light brown sugar2 pounds
    of honey1...

  • Posted in thread: Questions and Confusions with headspace on 07-03-2010 at 10:59 PM
    I'm making a wheat beer and this time I put it into a glass carboy instead of the plastic
    bucket like I usually do. In the back of my mind I was remembering about how it is good not to
    have to much he...

  • Posted in thread: Might Be a Stupid Question on 10-24-2009 at 01:09 AM
    First time cider maker and I realized, I've made a few mistakes already. 1)following recipe
    that didn't call for checking the O.G. 2) Using champagne yeast, which now I realize is
    probably going to ma...

  • Posted in thread: Headspace in my secondary on 10-06-2009 at 09:56 PM
    I realized I left to much headspace in the secondary. It only came up to the shoulder. It still
    is giving off a lot of Co2. What has been the experience of others leaving to much headspace in
    the seco...

  • Posted in thread: How long is too long? on 09-23-2009 at 11:20 PM
    My Marzen has been in the fermenter now for a week (seven days) and the airlock is still going
    strong (lots of bubbles). Should I give it another couple of days or just go ahead and put it
    in the seco...

  • Posted in thread: Air Lock Vs. blow off tube on 09-18-2009 at 01:20 AM
    Should I pull off the airlock?

  • Posted in thread: Air Lock Vs. blow off tube on 09-18-2009 at 12:56 AM
    I have done a lot of reading about airlock verses a blow off tube. But I was wondering, does it
    make sense to have both on? I have a carboy cap so I put on my airlock and I started getting a
    lock of b...

  • Posted in thread: Another did I ruin my batch? on 07-26-2009 at 01:39 PM
    Thanks,I like reading about the mistakes. Beer is very forgiving it seems.

  • Posted in thread: Another did I ruin my batch? on 07-26-2009 at 12:32 PM
    I forgot to sanitize my wort chiller!!! I was busy with fittings and stuff and without even
    thinking I plopped it in. My only hope is that the wort was at 180 degrees. I am so bummed. Has
    anybody else...

  • Posted in thread: Questions about a recipe on 02-24-2009 at 10:22 PM
    I'm looking at a recipe cloning fullers esb. Before I get all the stuff I have some
    questions:It says 6 and 2/3 lbs light malt extract. I'm assuming it means LME because anytime
    it asks for dry it say...