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  • First time brewer, long time drinker
  • Hard Cider, Christmas Ale, Pumpkin Ale
  • Wheat Ale
  • Cream Ale
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  • Posted in thread: Dry Hopped Cider on 12-07-2012 at 05:57 PM
    I'm making another 5 galons of cider and going for gold, i'm not patient enough to do this one
    gal at a time.. all 5 gal it is!! i'm going to try this out and see what happens

  • Posted in thread: Fingers Crossed Hard Tea on 12-07-2012 at 05:04 PM
    This turned out pretty darn good.. i had to add 2 1/2 cups more sugar tho to make up for the
    lack of sugar in tea. Bottled it yesterday

  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 11-16-2012 at 02:49 PM
    Hats off to you Ed Wort, i just sampled my first batch of this and give it 2 thumbs up! then
    after 4 glasses i started seeing double and gave it 4 thumbs up!

  • Posted in thread: When to add spices to Cider? on 11-15-2012 at 01:21 PM
    my cider had stopped bubbling so i'll be trying this technique Friday or saturday. I just went
    and bought apple pie spice at the store. gonna start off w/ a couple spoonfuls and see how it

  • Posted in thread: Fingers Crossed Hard Tea on 11-14-2012 at 06:21 PM
    Made my first batch yesterday.. hopefully it turns out ok. Here's what i didboiled 46 lipton
    tea bags in 3 gal of water for 35 minsadded 2 TBLS of honey1/2 cup of brown sugar2 lbs of corn
    sugar1/4 cup...

  • Posted in thread: When to add spices to Cider? on 11-01-2012 at 05:48 PM
    Not a bad idea! what spices do you use?

  • Posted in thread: When to add spices to Cider? on 10-30-2012 at 02:01 PM
    Thanks for the advise, i'm gonna let the Afelwine dry out then move to secondary and add some
    spices to be safe... this is my first batch of Afelwine and would rather play it safe!

  • Posted in thread: When to add spices to Cider? on 10-29-2012 at 12:48 PM
    I'm making a version of of Edworts Apfelwein and wanted to add some cinnamon, spices ect.. i've
    read if I add spices to the primary it will end up tasting bad so i removed the cinnamon
    sticks. Is it s...

  • Posted in thread: My fermentation has slowed down on 10-26-2012 at 12:56 PM
    I started mine last Saturday too and the bubbles have slowed as well.. it seems from everything
    i've been reading it says to let it sit for at least 4 weeks before doing anything. Is yours
    starting to...

  • Posted in thread: Exploding Bucket!!! on 10-25-2012 at 12:27 PM
    Nevermind, just googled it.. Thats a great idea! thansk for the help!

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