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Posted in thread: Filtering Losses on 10-28-2012 at 07:22 PM
I never filter anything. With enough patience and using the proper techniques (don't do
anything to stir up the cake on the bottom), I end up with very clear wine & beer with little
or no sediment fal...
Posted in thread: Questions about shipping homebrew... on 01-05-2008 at 10:03 PM
Well I just so happen to have a bunch of bubble wrap and I like the garbage bag idea to keep it
from leaking if one breaks. All my "yeast samples" will be shipped within my state and should
only take ...
Posted in thread: Questions about shipping homebrew... on 01-05-2008 at 07:35 PM
What's the best way to pack it for shipping? Do I need to worry about freezing temperatures?
Posted in thread: Questions about shipping homebrew... on 01-05-2008 at 07:17 PM
I'm wondering how I can ship some of my brew to friends and family and I'm not sure what the
regulations are for different carriers.I have an account with UPS and I could probably find out
myself by d...
Posted in thread: Question about clearing mead with sparkaloid... on 11-09-2007 at 06:30 PM
Glad people had some input for me... I let it sit for four weeks with the sparkaloid, re-racked
with more bentonite and after one week it was clear as could be. I then bottled it up and WOW
it tastes ...
Posted in thread: Colassal Wassail (spiced cider) - New Recipe on 11-09-2007 at 06:26 PM
UPDATE!!!!Three weeks or so in the bottle and it is now nice and carbed. Yeasty flavor did
mellow out alot and the spices seem to be shining through now.:drunk: Drank three the other
night and ended u...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 11-09-2007 at 05:08 PM
Get it to a gravity reading you want and kill the yeast.You'll have to settle for the
non-carb'd version and it will likely be sweeter than dry but that may be okay.He could also
sweeten with non-ferm...
Posted in thread: Colassal Wassail (spiced cider) - New Recipe on 10-21-2007 at 05:53 PM
My next cider is getting a bunch of raspberries in the secondary instead of spices.
Posted in thread: Colassal Wassail (spiced cider) - New Recipe on 10-21-2007 at 03:35 AM
I have several vegan friends and was wondering approximately how much splenda would be needed
to achieve what the sweetness that lactose provided.Other than that sounds like a very nice
recipe I'll be...
Posted in thread: Correct way to use Fruit in Cider? on 10-20-2007 at 10:02 PM
Freezing bursts the cell walls => more good stuff accessible to yeast.Pectic Enzymes will do
the same thing without freezing and is usually recommended in any fruit brews. I'm glad I read
this post! I...