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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-28-2012, 07:15 PM
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Posted By Lunarpancake
Finnish Beer Karhu RECIPE WANTED

I have a friend that is looking for a recipe for the Finnish beer called "Karhu". If anyone could suggest a mini-mash recipe that would bring us close to the taste of this beer I would really...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-22-2012, 02:13 PM
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Posted By Lunarpancake
This was posted before? Sorry. Search must have...

This was posted before? Sorry. Search must have been haywire when I did it. Anyways, even if its a mediocre brew I plan on brewing it so that I can hand some out to friends and say this is the exact...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-22-2012, 02:10 PM
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Posted By Lunarpancake
Taken from the CNN article: CNN Article:...

Taken from the CNN article:

CNN Article: http://whitehouse.blogs.cnn.com/2012/08/21/brewers-seek-white-houses-secret-beer-recipe/
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-22-2012, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Lunarpancake
OFFICIAL White House Presidential Beer Recipe

There is a petition up on the official whitehouse.gov website asking for the release of the "secret" recipe for the White House beer. For those that do not know beer has been brewed at the White...
Forum: Cider Forum 03-31-2011, 07:06 PM
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Posted By Lunarpancake
If you are adding sugar you will need to...

If you are adding sugar you will need to pasteurize. In addition you should sweeten to taste then add a bottling amount of sugar. Remember the yeast will turn your cider dry again if you don't add...
Forum: Cider Forum 03-21-2011, 02:18 PM
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Posted By Lunarpancake
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f32/easy-stove-top-pas...

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f32/easy-stove-top-pasteurizing-pics-193295/
Forum: Cider Forum 03-21-2011, 02:15 PM
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Posted By Lunarpancake
you can also pasteurize your finished product. It...

you can also pasteurize your finished product. It may be easier than worrying about tablets and if there is any leftover yeasts still alive. You just heat the cider to a certain temp for 10min and...
Forum: Cider Forum 03-21-2011, 01:54 PM
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Posted By Lunarpancake
be careful carbing ciders you can easily end up...

be careful carbing ciders you can easily end up with 5 gallons of bottle bombs!

There is a thread floating around on this forum with a How-To on how to Pasteurize Cider. The idea is to let the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-21-2011, 01:47 PM
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Posted By Lunarpancake
I just bottled a mini-mash kit from my local...

I just bottled a mini-mash kit from my local homebrew store called "Whiskey A-Go-Go". It involved me putting 1 pint of whiskey into a bag with cedar chips in it the night before brew day and then...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-15-2010, 03:46 PM
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Posted By Lunarpancake
that may be some of the issue. I usually put them...

that may be some of the issue. I usually put them in the fridge 1-2 hrs before max. I have one that has been in the back of the fridge for 2-3weeks,ill drink during the football game tonight.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-15-2010, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Lunarpancake
I had problems with over-carbonation with my...

I had problems with over-carbonation with my kegging process. I never had a chance to iron it out before my buddy wanted to help out and pitch $ in.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-15-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By Lunarpancake
Yea that could be it. I am using the standard...

Yea that could be it. I am using the standard priming sugar that I get in most of the kits I buy. (I have a lot of it since I had been kegging previously)
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-15-2010, 03:05 PM
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Posted By Lunarpancake
Bottling Issues

I started bottling recently (used to keg) because a friend has been pitching in to help pay for the kits ive been buying. Anyways ive noticed that bottling give my beers a slightly different taste....
Forum: Cider Forum 10-08-2010, 01:15 AM
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Posted By Lunarpancake
so i am pasteurizing now......out of 5 bottles i...

so i am pasteurizing now......out of 5 bottles i have 2 with leaking caps and 1 bomb after process was finished. OOPS.

Im doing another 5 now and if they turn out crappy too ill just cold-crash...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-01-2010, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Lunarpancake
Jeez now you have me scared,and im at work and...

Jeez now you have me scared,and im at work and have to work at least 3 hours of overtime today!

I've had my cider at 1.02 bottled for 48hrs now and no bottle bombs yet *knocks on wood*
Forum: Cider Forum 09-30-2010, 02:38 AM
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Posted By Lunarpancake
Reading was 1.020 after I backsweetened.

Reading was 1.020 after I backsweetened.
Forum: Cider Forum 09-30-2010, 01:38 AM
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Posted By Lunarpancake
so check every other day after bottling?

so check every other day after bottling?
Forum: Cider Forum 09-30-2010, 12:57 AM
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Posted By Lunarpancake
thats what i thought....i just had a brain fart....

thats what i thought....i just had a brain fart. Im going to check my bottles starting on the 5th day after bottling, then every 3 or 4 days afterward till they are perfect.
Forum: Cider Forum 09-29-2010, 06:27 PM
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Posted By Lunarpancake
May be a dumb question but if I am going to...

May be a dumb question but if I am going to backsweeten my cider with 1 or 2 cans of some frozen 100% apple juice concetrate do I need to add priming sugar aswell?
Forum: Cider Forum 09-29-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,895
Posted By Lunarpancake
yes but do the calculation. Sorry no idea what...

yes but do the calculation. Sorry no idea what the calculation would be :(
Forum: Cider Forum 09-24-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Lunarpancake
yea really depends if you want a sweet or dry...

yea really depends if you want a sweet or dry cider, also if you are kegging or bottling.
Forum: Cider Forum 09-24-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,895
Posted By Lunarpancake
You didin't reach full pasteurization then. Yeast...

You didin't reach full pasteurization then. Yeast was still alive somehow.


also note: when pasteurizing its best to put a rag in the pot of 190degree water to put a barrier between the bottles...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-17-2010, 01:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By Lunarpancake
yea ciders are so easy......just pick fresh juice...

yea ciders are so easy......just pick fresh juice and add yeast. Add flavorings like different types of sugars, other fruit juices, and spices such as cinnamon to give the cider a unique taste.
Forum: Cider Forum 09-17-2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By Lunarpancake
just buy some local fresh cider toss in some...

just buy some local fresh cider toss in some yeast (I like safale-04), some cinnamon sticks, and i like to also put in a can of frozen apple juice concentrate to boost the sugars a bit.

Puts the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-15-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By Lunarpancake
I squeezed it myself. Well, there's not much I...

I squeezed it myself. Well, there's not much I can do now except wait anyways.

Ill post an update in a few weeks if I remember.
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