Last Activity:10-09-2013 4:15 PM
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Posted in thread: Pumpkin cider recipe on 09-21-2013 at 03:44 PM
is in the secondary, tasted good but no spice flavor.Added a couple of tsp. of pie spice inside
a nylon bag.Will try in a few days and if OK I will clarify w/ Polyclar orSuperKleer crash cool
Posted in thread: Kegging with Maple Syrup on 09-12-2013 at 07:03 PM
Hi vtchuck, I'm planning on adding it at kegging time and it will go right into a kegerator, so
fermentation will be stopped. Would you still expect a quart?Yeah, I guess.... not knowing what
Posted in thread: Kegging with Maple Syrup on 09-12-2013 at 06:53 PM
If you're talking about using real maple syrup, it'll cost about $45-50 a gallon.Use the
darkest grade you can find B or Dark Amber, the lighter grades like Fancy, A or light amber do
not have a stron...
Posted in thread: Hard cider that tastes like cider advice on 09-04-2013 at 09:44 PM
If you have a kegging set-up, simply start fermenting a 5G batch, and start tasting a sample
each day and noting the gravity until it tastes like you want. For me its somewhere around
Posted in thread: Maple Sap Mead '12 on 09-02-2013 at 10:44 PM
Did a batch of this in '13 as well.... Changed up the recipe a bit as I boiled down the sap to
~ half itsvolume... from about 8 G to 4G. Bottled it a few days back and it may be my best
yet... very sm...
Posted in thread: Do yeast starters help inhibit wild yeast growth? on 09-01-2013 at 09:31 PM
I use untreated cider and have tried it both with and without campden treatment and can't
discern a difference.I do use a single packet of rehydrated beer yeast (Notty) rather than wine
yeasts as they...
Posted in thread: Superclear on 09-01-2013 at 09:24 PM
I use it with my meads and ciders... works very well for me
Posted in thread: Bottling Mead Questions on 07-22-2013 at 10:42 PM
I use regular crown cap bottles.... If you have clear or green glass bottles, even better.I
also drip each bottle top in wax... adds a touch of class.
Posted in thread: Best mini fridge for kegerator? on 03-12-2013 at 08:02 PM
Danby DAR 440
Posted in thread: WARNING: Plastic buckets are not safe on 03-08-2013 at 10:18 PM
I don't think its going to be the stuff leaching from the buckets that kills me....more likely
the alcohol or a speeding bus