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Posted in thread: idea on 11-08-2011 at 04:47 AM
Started the actual batch for real today. 6 gallons of cider boiled down to about 3 gallons.
Added one tablespoon of apple pie spice for the last hour of boil. added one gallon of uncooked
cider to the...
Posted in thread: lookie what I made today... on 10-28-2011 at 03:24 PM
oops, yeah, they're right. holes on the bottom only is preferrable. I thought you just had it
sitting upside down in the pic.
Posted in thread: holy hops!! on 10-28-2011 at 05:25 AM
my hops orders from them have always been generous too
Posted in thread: lookie what I made today... on 10-28-2011 at 05:22 AM
I know it's hard to believe after drilling hundreds of holes... but you def need more. Go at it
with fresh hands and a fresh bit tomorrow and make that puppy look like swiss cheese. BTW, the
Posted in thread: Sparging times on 10-14-2011 at 11:16 AM
time is not the issue with batch sparging... though I prefer to add my sparge water, stir, and
wait 5-10 minutes before vorlaufing and draining.
Posted in thread: Your favorite extract kit on 10-14-2011 at 11:12 AM
Brewer's Best Irish Red. SWMBO LOVES this beer so much, I took the recipe and converted it to
all-grain and brew 10 gallons at a time. And only after 50+ gallons started shifting the recipe
Posted in thread: Midwest = Winning on 10-14-2011 at 11:01 AM
Hmmm. I had a botched order last week too, that I'm happy to say is being remedied quickly and
very much so to my satisfaction... I hope the "new guy" over there is learning his lessons ;)
Posted in thread: idea on 10-14-2011 at 10:57 AM
I would have stuck with the ice cider approach. There is a lot of documentation out there about
it (BYO recently did an article). Either way, I'm interested in hearing the results.I know
there's lots ...
Posted in thread: idea on 10-14-2011 at 10:56 AM
about 2 hours it looks like this. I don't know why I didn't think of this, but it actually
resulted in a taste and smell exactly like baked apple... duh! This could be the making of some
Posted in thread: idea on 10-14-2011 at 10:52 AM
The experiment has started. Here's the plan: Start with 3 gallons of regular cider in a primary
and get the yeast going. Then feed it concentrated/cooked cider keeping the gravity around
1.020 till th...