Last Activity:05-11-2009 8:11 PM
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Posted in thread: Champagne Cider on 05-06-2009 at 10:28 PM
Snuff,How did you do the "kick yer' butt Hard Cider"?--JLate reply - but that was 5 gallons of
Applejuice - 4 pounds of Turbinadao sugar Ec-1118, yeast nutrient, 16 ounces applejuice
concentrate for p...
Posted in thread: Beginner's luck? on 05-06-2009 at 06:48 PM
I'm simply backing up Gratis's observations - "strong" is not always synonomous with "good".
generally the goal here is to make a beverage that tastes great - AND provides a healthy
alchohol kick.the ...
Posted in thread: Morrelmel on 05-06-2009 at 06:29 PM
make sure you get your mushroom ID spot on...Pyslosybin melomel anyone? :fro: :drunk:
Posted in thread: bottling time. on 05-06-2009 at 06:17 PM
Why is dextrose used instead of sucrose?Dakob, it's flavor neutral and disolves quickly. I
can't get dextrose in Hawaii without shipping it in, so I use confectioners sugar for bottle
carbing my wines...
Posted in thread: Beginner's luck? on 05-05-2009 at 08:28 PM
If you do decide to use spices don't use the ground/powdered form, use the whole form; cinnamon
stick, whole clove, whole allspice, etc... And remember: a little spice goes a long way. This
is going t...
Posted in thread: Cheap fermentation vessels for wine...Plastic ok??? on 05-05-2009 at 06:23 PM
I've made Many many, batches of assorted goodnes in 5 gallon water bottles and I still
live...plus they are free -put on a set of coveralls with a name tag on em' and predtend to be
the alhambra guy s...
Posted in thread: What have I done?! on 05-04-2009 at 06:21 PM
Yeah, I'll pick up some proper equipment when I get the chance... is it possible to move the
"cider" from the 2liter bottle to a carboy at this stage without messing everything up (some
Posted in thread: Stabilizing on 05-02-2009 at 12:08 AM
is it crystal clear? like can you read a newspaper through the carboy?4 weeks is like half the
time most of us here like to let Apfelwien ride before bottling. Most of us go 8 or so. if I
were you - i...
Posted in thread: What have I done?! on 05-01-2009 at 08:14 PM
:off: but That is funny !!! !!! !!!!I have been drinking my Oatmeal Stout while it is still
carbing and I thought "something" was amiss.It's a good thing I work outside!true that... my
wife likes my B...
Posted in thread: Apfelvein Question. on 05-01-2009 at 08:08 PM
1118 makes a great apfelwein, and doesn't have any rhino fart smell, and it's quicker.I'm
assuming you are refering to the heady vapors that Montrechet is famous for...pizza - do you
use yeast nutrien...