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Posted in thread: Yeast for a cyser on 01-31-2014 at 05:52 PM
I have used S-04 for several cysers, but not with and ABV that high. I think the highest OG I
did was 1.080 and it worked fine.
Posted in thread: How crucial is room temperature while fermenting on 12-09-2013 at 01:39 AM
I put my primary in a large plastic bucket that is filled with water. It's one of the 'party'
buckets that you fill with ice and sodas that you can get at Walmart for like $10. This gives
Posted in thread: Light Lemonade Mead on 11-21-2013 at 10:18 PM
Started a 3 gallon batch this weekend but added 1lb of blackberries and I used S-04 yeast.
Posted in thread: Forgive my technical ignorance... on 11-18-2013 at 07:33 PM
You will need to order all the pieces you need. There is a handle attachment and a threaded
receptacle, like a nut, that the rod threads into.There are many ways to do it so it is hard to
point you in...
Posted in thread: Forgive my technical ignorance... on 11-18-2013 at 04:28 PM
That is a threaded rod, often cut with what is called Acme threads.
Posted in thread: Estimating sugar added by fruit on 11-17-2013 at 03:50 PM
I just made a blackberry cyser.3 Gallons pasteurized apple juice (Kirkland)3 lbs wildflower
honey1.5 lbs frozen blackberries added in the primarySafale S-04 yeastSG: 1.0852 weeks in the
primary and it...
Posted in thread: Light Lemonade Mead on 11-06-2013 at 05:36 PM
Started a gallon last night with raspberry lemonade concentrate and used safale-04 ale yeast
(it's what I had on hand!). Just curious if anyone has carbonated this and how that was?Curious
about how t...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 10-30-2013 at 05:56 PM
I used brown sugar because I thought the residual butterscotch flavor might compliment the
caramel. I think it tastes great!
Posted in thread: vacuume degassing question on 10-28-2013 at 10:48 PM
How would you collect the methanol once it evaporated?
Posted in thread: vacuume degassing question on 10-28-2013 at 06:53 PM
The theory is certainly sound. You would need to be able to control both temperature and
pressure simultaneously pretty accurately.