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  • Posted in thread: the Perfect Semi-Sweet Cider Recipe on 11-13-2013 at 04:34 PM
    the entry way to my basement from the outdoors

  • Posted in thread: the Perfect Semi-Sweet Cider Recipe on 11-08-2013 at 09:42 PM
    I do not have the luxury of a consistent place to cold crash. Yeah that's one of the few
    benefits of living up here where it's freezing!

  • Posted in thread: the Perfect Semi-Sweet Cider Recipe on 11-08-2013 at 06:05 PM
    This is for a semi-sweet cider, around 7-8.5% ABV. This is different (and better in my opinion)
    than the dry white-wine style “cider” that folks often make. Ingredients-5 gallons
    apple cid...

  • Posted in thread: Pear Cider Question on 11-08-2013 at 02:12 PM
    I wouldn't toss it yet. Give it 6 months to a year. However, I will tell you that I have had
    very bad results with my 2 pear ciders and it is hard to find anything on HBT about a
    successful one. Regul...

  • Posted in thread: Campden???? on 11-07-2013 at 02:19 PM
    I've made plenty each, with and without it. I prefer with (but at half dose.) If you are going
    low and slow, which is preferable with cider, wild yeasts really have an opportunity to cause
    funky flavo...

  • Posted in thread: Can I use this to juice pears (or apples) for perry (or cider)? on 11-01-2013 at 05:10 PM
    Once you have the sauce- Line a bucket with a 5 gallon paint strainer bag. Boil some water,
    disolve. 4 lbs of white sugar, leave to cool.Put mushed up fruit and sugar-water into the
    bucket, and top up...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Tap Handle? on 09-04-2013 at 01:30 PM
    Recently had a hankering to make some custom handles, and this thread gave me the extra
    inspiration...The first one is a piece of cocobolo that was being sold as a duck call blank. I
    don’t have ...

  • Posted in thread: First attempt! Advice needed from the pros on 12-05-2011 at 08:28 PM
    agreed. I use 2lbs per 5 gallon.

  • Posted in thread: First attempt! Advice needed from the pros on 12-05-2011 at 07:42 PM
    I would highly recommend fermenting as close to 60 degrees as possible. Keep an eye on the
    gravity, but it will most likely take a month or more at that temp.Most people prefer it semi-
    sweet as oppos...

  • Posted in thread: Will the Experts Doublecheck My Strategy? on 11-29-2011 at 05:25 PM
    1/4 cup is a little less than i would use, but it should eliminate your worries about bottle
    bombs. Another poster mentioned adding more yeast, I would disagree with that. You will have
    plenty of yeas...

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You must love this country more than I love a cold beer on a hot Christmas morning. - Homer S. And how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain. Remember when I took that home winemaking course, and I forgot how to drive?- Homer S.
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September 10, 2009  •  08:14 AM
Sams Club has wicked cheap honey I cant remember 100% but it was only 7 bucks for 14 lbs or so i think ill have to check how big it is when i get home. Hey Im going to make my first mead and i have some quick questions for you, shoot me your cell number and ill give you a call when im going to do it. Ive read up on the process but id like to hear from the expert. Thanks Colin
 
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