Last Activity:10-11-2013 8:13 AM
Posted in thread: Does Everyone Keggerate? on 10-10-2013 at 06:35 PM
I'm going to be buying a 20# CO2 tank to use with my seltzer carbonator, and am thinking about
switching over to Kegging my beer instead of bottle carb'ing as that's a huge huge pain in the
ass... if ...
Posted in thread: Too Much Foam? on 10-11-2012 at 08:47 PM
It popped back to life when I put in room in the upper 60s, it was in primary for definitely
over a month, closer to 5 or 6 weeks, I think. I don't really recall how far above the required
Posted in thread: Too Much Foam? on 10-11-2012 at 07:30 PM
I'll give it a shot.I've had numerous batches where this was not a problem at all... the only
changes I can think of were adding whirfloc as an experiment to see if it helped clear, and
Posted in thread: Too Much Foam? on 10-11-2012 at 06:47 PM
Corn sugar, and yeah, it was pre-measured for the full batch, dissolved in boiling water, and
put in the bottom of the bottling bucket before transferring the batch onto it.Isn't there
something in th...
Posted in thread: Too Much Foam? on 10-11-2012 at 06:40 PM
I did a few kits with full boil that were designed for partial boil. I'm finding that as they
sat and conditioned for longer times in the bottle I am now getting impossible, annoying
amounts of foam/h...
Posted in thread: NB smashing pumpkin question on 10-10-2012 at 03:15 PM
I did this without additional spice, and without pumpkin. I thought it came out brilliantly,
more spice would have been a little bit excessive to my palate. YMMV, though.
Posted in thread: Simple Cider Ready to Bottle... Re-Use Yeast/Lees? on 12-07-2011 at 03:09 PM
I'm shooting to bottle this weekend... fingers crossed, and then I'll just tip the new cider
into the carboy and hope for results nearly as good as this last round.
Posted in thread: Simple Cider Ready to Bottle... Re-Use Yeast/Lees? on 12-05-2011 at 03:53 PM
They had a rough patch when the heat went out during the nor'easter, but they've been happily
cooking along in the furnace room at close to 70 degrees. The flavor seemed pretty darn good,
so I'd rathe...
Posted in thread: Simple Cider Ready to Bottle... Re-Use Yeast/Lees? on 12-05-2011 at 03:35 PM
I did a 5 gallon batch of cider (just local, fresh pressed, UV treated, fermented on Wyeast
Sweet Mead strain), and after a month and change in primary carboy, it's down below 1.00, and I
think ready ...
Posted in thread: First Time Plain Ol Cider on 12-05-2011 at 03:14 PM
Mine has been on Wyeast Sweet Mead yeast for about 5 weeks. Tastes fantastic now, getting ready
to bottle in a few days... it finished below 1.00, and tastes really pretty darned tremendous,
to my min...