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Posted in thread: One-gallon test batch of cranberry cider on 01-22-2013 at 08:13 PM
That's interesting and I hadn't thought about that. Can you recommend a different yeast? The
6-oz bottle was pretty hard this morning, which tells me it has carbed up already. I moved the
bottles to t...
Posted in thread: Convert butane burner to propane and BTU question on 01-22-2013 at 03:10 AM
Where's your sense of adventure?Thanks for the answer.
Posted in thread: Convert butane burner to propane and BTU question on 01-20-2013 at 10:49 PM
In an effort to reduce the wear-and-tear on the kitchen stove, I've been looking for a propane
burner. I'm cheap, and I've been looking in second-hand stores. In a weak moment, I saw a
Posted in thread: One-gallon test batch of cranberry cider on 01-20-2013 at 08:49 PM
Bottled the cider today. Primed with one 12-oz. can of Kroger brand raspberry lemonade frozen
concentrate (180g sugar). FG was 1.029, not nearly as close to 1.000 as I was hoping for. My
guess is the ...
Posted in thread: One-gallon test batch of cranberry cider on 12-19-2012 at 04:05 AM
So ... nine days in and the fermentation seems to be going well. It's been bubbling pretty good
and is still going about one bubble every five seconds or so. But it's still at 1.054. It's
Posted in thread: One-gallon test batch of cranberry cider on 12-09-2012 at 11:20 PM
Mixing and matching parts from a number of different existing recipes, this is the 1-gallon
test batch I put together today. I'd love to hear any critiques, thoughts, questions, etc.[*]1
12-oz. can fr...
Posted in thread: Finding ciders ABV on 12-09-2012 at 10:45 PM
That sounds right to me. So when people say X is more fermentable than Y, they mean X has a
lower percentage of non-fermentable material in the total mass than Y does.Thanks for the
Posted in thread: Finding ciders ABV on 12-07-2012 at 06:19 PM
OK. And fermentable is a binary state, right? In other words, it's either fermentable or it's
not, and not a situation of "more fermentable" or "less fermentable"?
Posted in thread: Finding ciders ABV on 12-06-2012 at 05:36 AM
This thread is kind of old but hopefully someone will see this and have the answer I need. All
of the information is really helpful (thank you) and gets me almost everything I need. I have
just one mi...
Posted in thread: So ...... now what? on 11-16-2012 at 07:57 PM
OK. So lessons learned so far:1. Don't mill dark malts (didn't know that until after they went
through the mill).2. Have a full bag of ice on hand to cool the wort. I was making fast
progress until I ...