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Posted in thread: Cider Beer/Beer Cider on 11-03-2011 at 08:59 PM
Ahha a graff... i suspected that but was too lazy to look it up at the time, thanks.It's not
the size of the pot that I'm concerned with it's the sparging. Hopefully I'll have someone
there to give me...
Posted in thread: Cider Beer/Beer Cider on 11-03-2011 at 03:55 PM
Since I'm away at school I've had to resort to small batches of highly experimental brews,
since quality control in a dumpy apartment is a pipe dream. Came up with this recipe the other
day and defini...
Posted in thread: 5 Day Sweet Country Cider on 10-30-2011 at 03:50 PM
If there are no additives all cider (which is the same as "pure apple juice") comes in around
1.055. It may be lower if this was filtered (probably to make it more juice-like instead of
Posted in thread: Chamomile Cider on 09-26-2011 at 03:20 PM
I'm not doing a secondary nor am I carbonating, so I'm considering "dry hopping" a growler of
this with a muslin bag of chamomile, lemon balm and lavender and seeing what I can get. Really
Posted in thread: Chamomile Cider on 09-26-2011 at 03:14 PM
LHBS was out of chamomile, so I grabbed two boxes of straight chamomile tea bags from the
grocery store. Ended up only using 1 box (20 bags, .73 ounces) mainly because I was sick of
emptying them in t...
Posted in thread: Chamomile Cider on 09-23-2011 at 11:44 AM
Yah might be... I can see the bag in my head but for the life of me I don't remember the
weight. Let me amend it to "3-4 cups" of dried camomile, which I know is a lot but I used it in
a mead once and...
Posted in thread: Chamomile Cider on 09-22-2011 at 06:55 PM
Going apple picking this weekend. Wasn't planning on doing a cider this year, but as the
opportunity has presented itself and my 3 gallon system is sitting idly by...2.5 gallons UV
pasteurized fresh l...
Posted in thread: 5 Day Sweet Country Cider on 09-22-2011 at 06:03 PM
I've read elsewhere that if you start out with pasteurized cider it actually gets vinegar-like
after a couple months. Starting from unpasteurized supposedly produces cider that will store
for a year.P...
Posted in thread: Hop Scented Candles on 08-09-2011 at 05:22 PM
I haven't tried this yet, but the easiest method my friends (two chemical engineers) have
thought up so far is to just make a tincture (alcohol + hops) to extract the oils (couple weeks
should do it),...
Posted in thread: Thoughts on big IPA recipe on 06-30-2011 at 08:14 PM
My buddy's BPA got veggie hop notes from dry hopping A. too much B. too long C. in too boozy of
a beerEnded up delicious after 6 weeks bottle conditioning, but who wants to wait that long for