Last Activity:04-16-2014 5:50 PM
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Posted in thread: Anyone use Bentonite or Chillkleer? on 04-16-2014 at 08:37 PM
I've used bentonite as well when I didn't want to wait for things to clear. It works better
when cold. Like Buzz said, it doesn't take much.
Posted in thread: Alternatives to an apple press? on 04-14-2014 at 10:36 PM
Imo, making a few gallons at a time isn't worth it. When I press cider I make between 30 and 50
gallons in one run. If you only want a few gallons just go buy it locally from an orchard. The
Posted in thread: an Alt way to get sweetness in a carbed cider on 04-14-2014 at 10:29 PM
I'm not sure what it is, but my cider has never gotten below 1.00, no matter how long I let it
go. I'm not familiar enough with pears to know their effects, but something is adding weight to
Posted in thread: Alternatives to an apple press? on 04-14-2014 at 01:55 AM
I have a tabletop press. Giant waste of money and time.How much are you looking to make?
Posted in thread: an Alt way to get sweetness in a carbed cider on 04-14-2014 at 01:54 AM
I always add a few pears when I press my cider (5% or so, it adds a certain smoothness to it),
and with ec-1118 it has never fermented out below 1.000.
Posted in thread: We no need no stinking beer gun... on 04-11-2014 at 09:58 PM
Its so good even when it is young, so I rarely have any aged unless I misplace it in my
Posted in thread: We no need no stinking beer gun... on 04-11-2014 at 02:07 AM
I like this idea . How long does the beer stay carbonated for ? After you bottleSent from my
iPad using Home BrewIf your caps are on tight, forever.The longest my keg-bottled cider has
lasted for is 4...
Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 04-09-2014 at 02:22 AM
Hey guys! I'm new here, but i thought I share the labels that I came up with for the beer my
buddy and I brewed...These are excellent.
Posted in thread: Label Removal Thread on 04-09-2014 at 02:14 AM
I read somewhere (maybe here) about baking soda. Its all I use now. I had the hardest time
getting labels off of Dead Guy Ale, to the point that I just threw the bottles away. Now I soak
them in water...
Posted in thread: Steve's Conical Fermenter thread on 04-09-2014 at 02:10 AM
I don't have any parts yet, but they are ordered, and I want to get input as I build this
thing.I ordered one of these: a 5-gal square conical tank with an 8" lid and a 1-1/4" FPT
outlet. Its polyeth...