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    ABOUT ME

  • British Columbia
  • I live in the country. I enjoy living in the country.
  • Licker,Jaw Harp,Fruit,Gardening,Folk Music,Wierdness
  • Agriculture
  • Jebus McRoflcakes
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  • Posted in thread: Why do you add sugar to cider? on 12-14-2010 at 06:57 AM
    ...honey is nice

  • Posted in thread: I am planning a new batch of cider. on 12-14-2010 at 06:12 AM
    I wouldn't go for spice, but would try to get McIntosh juice. I always found macs to have a
    really sterotypical apple pie taste to them when made into juice or cider.

  • Posted in thread: sulfur smell on 11-23-2010 at 04:25 PM
    i wonder if some apples varieties / ripeness stages are more prone to give off farts than
    others? does anyone have any insight...?I've read that fruit grown on trees of standard size
    contain less nitr...

  • Posted in thread: tastes like caca :( on 11-22-2010 at 07:54 PM
    I found that different yeasts and different blends of apples tend to create more or less funk,
    depending on which and in which combination. Most of times it will age out and fruity aromas
    will come to...

  • Posted in thread: Concord grapes for pyment? on 11-03-2010 at 05:54 PM
    I recently made one with pressed Concords, but have done one with cans of Welchs. It tastes
    good, just realize your going to have a flavor that will remind you of grape jelly and NOT
    normal wine. I ma...

  • Posted in thread: Granny Smiths on 11-02-2010 at 09:20 PM
    I've used Granny Smiths a fair bit. I always blend them with other apples, but I find they're
    at their best after a good month's storage. The sugar increases and aromas seem to develop.

  • Posted in thread: Bourbon barrel aging research on 09-12-2010 at 04:57 AM
    all concerns aside, I think the bourbon flavour would definitely go well with mead. I just
    finished a fortified mead done with bourbon and it tastes pretty awesome so far, if not a
    little raw.

  • Posted in thread: First timer - yeast doesn't seem to work on 09-09-2010 at 11:30 PM
    How much sulfite? If it's a real big load, yeast won't be able to survive in it, and you might
    have to double your batch and/or agitate it a whole lot to expel the SO2. You only really need
    about a qu...

  • Posted in thread: Pear Cider... kind of on 09-08-2010 at 09:35 PM
    in short, yes, add more Apple juice.The pears should have been pressed, though. You don't make
    hard cider from apple sauce do you? And what were you searching to try to find a recipe? The
    Brits call t...

  • Posted in thread: Suggested mix of readily available apples for cider? on 09-08-2010 at 01:01 AM
    If you're stuck using eating apples, I'd suggest using a tart variety like Braeburn or Granny
    Smith blended with sweeter varieties, like gala or golden delicious. Granny Smith are best in a
    cider afte...

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