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Posted in thread: Hop Id tags gone! on 05-25-2013 at 01:46 AM
Sometime between last fall and this spring my hop ID tags have gone missing! I have a Hallertau
and a Cascade. Pretty much all I know is that one is a little darker green than the other. Any
Posted in thread: Cider Bites on 12-19-2010 at 04:04 PM
Thanks for all the advice! I guess I'll just have to wait till next year. Also I think first
year batch of pears had a chance to freeze while still on the tree. This year the pears had not
Posted in thread: Cider Bites on 12-15-2010 at 11:37 PM
I pressed about three gallons of pears from my in-laws tree. Put them in my sanatised brew pot
with 4 crushed campden tabs and let it sit for 24 hrs. I tasted the juice and then siphoned off
Posted in thread: Kegerator Pressure Balancing on 10-27-2010 at 03:52 AM
Soda and beer have much different carbonation ratios. Soda being on the higher end. I would
certainly think if you can dispense a chilled soda without foaming off the head then in theory
you should be...
Posted in thread: Good or Bad Idea? on 10-26-2010 at 03:35 AM
Your good to pitch the entire packet, the more active healthy yeast cells the better. Yeast
naturally duplicates itself until it runs out of sugar (food). Yeast will stop duplicating
itself when a cou...
Posted in thread: The Taylor Perry on 10-22-2009 at 12:56 AM
Can I add cream of tarter to my cider also? How much should I add per gallon? What will acid do
if I add that? I havent herd of that before. Do you know of any articles I can read up on?
Thanks for be...
Posted in thread: The Taylor Perry on 10-21-2009 at 04:35 AM
Thanks Greg, I have never heard acid blend what does that do and should I add tannin and acid
blend into the secondary? Will this help the wine mellow out and age better?
Posted in thread: The Taylor Perry on 10-20-2009 at 01:43 AM
I decided to pasturize because I don't agree with the old sayind that they didn't do it in the
old days. I want controll over the yeast and be sanitary just incase I want to reproduce the
same batch e...
Posted in thread: The Taylor Perry on 10-18-2009 at 08:30 PM
Im calling this one the Taylor Perry because its the name of my brother in law who comented
that it is a good name "perry"I picked about 100 lbs of pears off my father in law's tree and
juiced them. I...
Posted in thread: First time cider-er. To Press, or not to Press? on 10-18-2009 at 04:38 AM
I am making a Perry apple cider it will be about 2/3 pairs 1/3 apples mix of sweet red and tart
yellow. I am not sure on the brand of apples and pairs because I picked them from my