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Posted in thread: Blackberry Cider on 07-27-2014 at 12:36 PM
I can't comment on your particular recipe BUT... I have made some very successfull Raspberry
cider mixing it with apple juice and raisins. My recipe was something like whole raspberries
soaked in froz...
Posted in thread: Using homegrown hops in recipes on 07-27-2014 at 12:28 PM
When I read a recipe that calls for 3oz of hops is that an accurate figure for dried hops from
my plants? Or do hops purchased from a store use different figures?Also, how do green hops
compare to dri...
Posted in thread: Best recipe for comparing hops on 07-07-2014 at 10:31 AM
I believe I just answered my own questions... By definition it would have to be a single malt
extract. For my standards, you bet it would work. It would be a SESH instead of a SMaSH.This
fall I forsee...
Posted in thread: Best recipe for comparing hops on 07-07-2014 at 09:53 AM
Thaymond... I am a total noob with beer. Can I do a SMASH with extract? This would also be my
learning beer brews.Thanks
Posted in thread: Best recipe for comparing hops on 07-07-2014 at 12:18 AM
So I just posted something about the easiest receip for lagers and then researched what it
takes to make a lager. Lets try something else... I have not brewed beer before but have a very
Posted in thread: easiest lager recipe on 07-06-2014 at 09:06 PM
Hey all,I have 4 hops varieties (lots of Centential, some Mt Hood, a little Spalter Select and
Tea Maker). I have never brewed beer since I mostly do cider and a little bit of wine. This
fall I would ...
Posted in thread: If you could only have one bittersweet... on 05-15-2014 at 10:39 PM
Dabinet, Yarlington Mill and Kinston Black seem to be the most common ones mentioned. I've
heard of Brown Snout too. I just might have to go with Dabinet and add a couple of branches on
a couple trees...
Posted in thread: If you could only have one bittersweet... on 05-13-2014 at 01:03 AM
If you could only have one bittersweet what would it be?I recently did some more grafting
(adding a second variety to existing trees) and wonder if I need more bitterweets. Currently a
couple brances ...
Posted in thread: Cider Apple Trees on 05-13-2014 at 12:54 AM
I've heard of a couple of them. You definately will have your bittersweets covered. Can't say
what the blend will be like as I don't know which apples are sweet, sharp or bittersweet. The
size of the ...
Posted in thread: Does cider have to use apple as a base? on 05-13-2014 at 12:48 AM
The advantage of apples and grapes are tannin content. If you look at what you can do with
wines, you can most definately do it with "ciders". Most fruit wines add grapes/rasins and
dilute with water....