Last Activity:11-12-2015 9:33 PM
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Posted in thread: Gravity press idea brainstorming on 10-24-2015 at 07:56 PM
I just had a moment of brilliance while grinding 7 bushels of apples. Since the pomace is
basically sitting in a pool of cider, I wonder if a gravity press or filter would work.
Basically a large vess...
Posted in thread: Whats in your cider this year? on 10-17-2015 at 09:59 PM
I don't know about anyone else but New England has had a spectacular crop of apples this year.
A random tree down the road from me normally produces bland large crabs, produced some
incredible eaters ...
Posted in thread: hydrometer reading wrong on 09-12-2015 at 11:19 PM
I am brewing a batch of pumpkin rye and it came out at 1.030 at 3 gallons of water to one jar
of rye LME (3.3lb). I'm thinking it should be higher. I also made some wheat with 3 gallons for
3lb of DME...
Posted in thread: how long does beer last in a carboy on 09-12-2015 at 08:58 PM
I brew large amounts of cider once a year and let it age, but that is cider. Could I do
something similar with beer and brew two batches at once and let one sit for 2-4 months in a
carboy before trans...
Posted in thread: Hops on a slope on 05-22-2015 at 02:21 PM
I recently discovered that when you plant hops on a slope, the roots will reach the surface and
grow a new plant. Good thing the plants are next to a forsythia bed. I now have a never ending
Posted in thread: A question for people with apple trees on 05-06-2015 at 11:09 AM
Thanks guys. At least I have a few blossoms this year. So back to the usual thought... "Next
year will be even better!"
Posted in thread: A question for people with apple trees on 05-05-2015 at 09:24 PM
This year I am really hoping for some apple blossoms but so far have only seen a few random
flowers but not from my oldest healthiest trees. My Calville Blanc and a graft of Golden Noble
are starting ...
Posted in thread: found a bag of barley in the cupard on 03-24-2015 at 02:08 PM
There is a bag of white hominy corn too. Can this be used for anything?
Posted in thread: found a bag of barley in the cupard on 03-24-2015 at 02:05 PM
know this is old because my wife has been gluten free for a couple years now. So what can I
do with this??? There is zero roast to it, probably not malted either. Its a 1lb bag so I take
it I will h...
Posted in thread: Anyone using ollas as a water source? on 03-18-2015 at 02:06 PM
Very cool idea. Not needed for my hops but maybe my garden.