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Forum: Cider Forum 11-25-2011, 10:48 PM
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Posted By CoffeeSnob
I'll keep that in mind next time!!! Out of eight...

I'll keep that in mind next time!!! Out of eight bottles I ended up with about 4 with 1/4 left, two with 3/4 left and two nearly empty. I had one the other night and it was REALLY good. Tasted...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-22-2011, 05:52 PM
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Posted By CoffeeSnob
I use swing top bottles and have had no problem...

I use swing top bottles and have had no problem (with the exception of a few that are too loose and don't hold much pressure).

On a side note, ALWAYS check carbonation before proceeding. I...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-22-2011, 12:50 AM
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Posted By CoffeeSnob
Has anyone tried this using a large cooler? I'm...

Has anyone tried this using a large cooler? I'm not sure what the softening temp of plastic from a cooler is but if you go for a lower temp and longer time it might work. Maybe ~165 degrees but...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 09-30-2011, 06:27 PM
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Posted By CoffeeSnob
Crazy... I just got back from Korea (one night...

Crazy... I just got back from Korea (one night in Incheon and a week on the island of Jeju). I had no idea what I was drinking when they served me the white "rice wine". It was nothing like sake....
Forum: Cider Forum 09-09-2011, 04:52 PM
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Views: 1,284
Posted By CoffeeSnob
I've always seen a place on the Redmond -...

I've always seen a place on the Redmond - Woodinville road that sells cider around this time of year. I'd say give some of the small wineries a call and see if they have some ideas..
Forum: Wine Making Forum 08-14-2011, 05:50 PM
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Posted By CoffeeSnob
I've got a wall of blackberries next to my house...

I've got a wall of blackberries next to my house and now that I'm in to making cider I think I may need to try something with a pile of blackberries!

Any suggestions on a blackberry wine or...
Forum: Cider Forum 07-30-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By CoffeeSnob
Yeah, I looked at other ciders but the Costco...

Yeah, I looked at other ciders but the Costco juice is only ~3.50 a gallon.

The tea is great. It's funny because you don't outright taste it but if it's missing you can tell.
Forum: Cider Forum 07-30-2011, 02:37 PM
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Posted By CoffeeSnob
I've had great luck with Costco (Kirkland) brand...

I've had great luck with Costco (Kirkland) brand cider. Better than the Tree Top they also sell. I'm pretty new to this also.

Try taking a cup or so of the juice and toss in a black tea bag and...
Forum: Cider Forum 07-30-2011, 01:20 AM
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Posted By CoffeeSnob
Excellent! Thanks! I'll give it a go. So does...

Excellent! Thanks! I'll give it a go. So does the process of acidification of the cider convert the alcohol?
Forum: Cider Forum 07-29-2011, 10:35 PM
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Posted By CoffeeSnob
How do you go from hard cider to vinegar? I'd be...

How do you go from hard cider to vinegar? I'd be interested in taking a bottle of my latest cider and making a great vinegar!
Forum: Cider Forum 07-20-2011, 05:17 PM
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Posted By CoffeeSnob
Ok, can someone give an idea as to what...

Ok, can someone give an idea as to what over-carbonated entails? People mention "fountains" when they open something over carbonated and that would be dangerous to heat pasteurize.

I had some...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 07-18-2011, 04:52 AM
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Posted By CoffeeSnob
MMm..... that may make a killer Dark and Stormy.

MMm..... that may make a killer Dark and Stormy.
Forum: Cider Forum 07-11-2011, 05:36 AM
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Posted By CoffeeSnob
The cherries were in the carboy from the get-go...

The cherries were in the carboy from the get-go and the yeast REALLY liked the food. It was pretty much fermented dry as compared to the apple only cider I started at the same time (which is still...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 06-30-2011, 03:32 PM
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Posted By CoffeeSnob
Gimp is a great program and the biggest complaint...

Gimp is a great program and the biggest complaint I normally hear about it is "it's not photoshop". I've been screwing around with it for quite a few years now (but I can't do much more than replace...
Forum: Cider Forum 06-28-2011, 03:08 AM
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Posted By CoffeeSnob
A few notes to share on my experience... I...

A few notes to share on my experience...

I have two gallons of cider bottled. One is a standard apple juice / sugar and the other is apple juice, fresh cherry juice / sugar. Both had a OG of...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 06-07-2011, 04:32 AM
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Posted By CoffeeSnob
Heh... This RULES. I was just trying to do this...

Heh... This RULES. I was just trying to do this today with an image but it look horrid.

Yeah!!!

http://i56.tinypic.com/2upr4gw.jpg
Forum: Introductions 06-04-2011, 02:53 PM
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Posted By CoffeeSnob
Combine them? What manner of witchcraft is...

Combine them? What manner of witchcraft is this?!?

Hmmm.... I'm not sure but I'd guess after a bottle or two of the cider I just made it would makes perfect sense.
Forum: Soda Making 06-02-2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,446
Posted By CoffeeSnob
Give this recipe a try: ...

Give this recipe a try:

http://www.jeffreymorgenthaler.com/2008/how-to-make-your-own-ginger-beer/

1 ounce ginger juice
2 ounces fresh lemon juice, finely strained
3 ounces simple syrup
10...
Forum: Introductions 06-01-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 626
Posted By CoffeeSnob
Since this seems to be a Oregon love fest I...

Since this seems to be a Oregon love fest I figured I better chime in...

I'm just North of the Columbia so not an official Oregon guy (but I work in Oregon!).

My new thing is brewing Cider. ...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-27-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By CoffeeSnob
Thanks for the suggestion. I actually just...

Thanks for the suggestion. I actually just pitched in some yeast and called it good. No nutrient or anything... I've got a lot to learn!

Tonight I decided to take another reading and I was...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-27-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By CoffeeSnob
Pitch more yeast in Apfelwein?

I've got two 1 gallon jugs of Apfelwein going. I added way too much sugar at the beginning (oops). I'm now two months in and it's no longer bubbling and both are sitting right around 1.020. I'm...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-06-2011, 09:01 PM
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Views: 287,102
Posted By CoffeeSnob
19813.5 + 2 = 19815.5 I have plans for...

19813.5 + 2 = 19815.5

I have plans for another 5!
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-06-2011, 08:47 PM
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Posted By CoffeeSnob
Oops. Too much sugar

I'm extremely new to home brewing....

Last year I fell in love with cider while in England for a couple of weeks. I quickly went poor buying it in the store so I decided to take matters in my own...
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