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Forum: General Chit Chat 11-04-2006, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By LewisM
i could be wrong, but as far as i remember youll...

i could be wrong, but as far as i remember youll need some javascript to do that.
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 11-04-2006, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,864
Posted By LewisM
Photoshop does me, youll need to read up on some...

Photoshop does me, youll need to read up on some tutorials to get the hang of it. Sadly its not free, but you could always browse the net for someone to "lend" you a copy, if you catch my drift ;)...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-03-2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By LewisM
yea as i said, i was a bit warry of bottling,...

yea as i said, i was a bit warry of bottling, seems my fears were justified for once.

I reckon ill leave it a week and check it then.

thanks all!
Forum: Cider Forum 11-03-2006, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By LewisM
wow, ok, i'll probs leave it in the secondary for...

wow, ok, i'll probs leave it in the secondary for a while to clear then, shame to waste the carbonation :(
Forum: Cider Forum 11-02-2006, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By LewisM
urgent help needed - fermentation done in 9 days?

Hey all, on the 24/10/06 i made up a batch of Cyser, hoping to drink it in time for xmas.
recipe can be found a few threads down, the one about "help in OG"
reasen i didnt put this in that thread?...
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-02-2006, 04:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,762
Posted By LewisM
Music and you

What are you lot all listening to lately then?

as for myself i'm going through a more relaxing period, lots of snow patrol, athlete, dido, the usuals :)
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-02-2006, 03:47 PM
Replies: 45
Poll: ghosts?
Views: 2,211
Posted By LewisM
Ok so i played around in photoshop with the...

Ok so i played around in photoshop with the contrast of the pic and came out with the following:

http://img441.imageshack.us/img441/9942/littlefacebo2.jpg
So here is the little face, brightened...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-01-2006, 09:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,765
Posted By LewisM
no offence mate, but your asking the same...

no offence mate, but your asking the same questions over again =/

if you read back, people have told you to add lactose to sweeten it as it doesnt ferment. If you cant get that, use splenda. It...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-01-2006, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,765
Posted By LewisM
no worries, just sweeten it until it tastes good...

no worries, just sweeten it until it tastes good =)

And about the sorbate and bottling, when you add sorbate it kills off the yeast. When you carbonate in bottles what happening is the yeasties...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-01-2006, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By LewisM
ah ok, ill get that done tonight then hopefully...

ah ok, ill get that done tonight then hopefully =)

*edit*

Ok well it didnt go to smoothly :(

i got rid of most of the yeast, but i think i did suck up a fair amount, so its sitting in a 1...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-01-2006, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By LewisM
wouldnt mind finding out about that myself, ill...

wouldnt mind finding out about that myself, ill keep an eye on this thread :)
Forum: Cider Forum 11-01-2006, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By LewisM
well i checked it today, watched it for 2 mins,...

well i checked it today, watched it for 2 mins, no bubbles at all :?

the airlock is fine, gave it a quick test and its definately airtight =/

think ill throw it into the secondary either today...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-01-2006, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,765
Posted By LewisM
I'm pretty sure you dont want to be killing the...

I'm pretty sure you dont want to be killing the yeast about now, my limited knowledge could be wrong, but as far as i knew you were supposed to add campoden and sorbate at the end of fermentation :?
Forum: Cider Forum 10-31-2006, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By LewisM
to save making a new topic and as its pretty much...

to save making a new topic and as its pretty much on the same lines, ill post my latest question here.

Is there a rough gravity reading i'm waiting for before racking into the secondary?
...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-29-2006, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By LewisM
Sulphur smells are completely normal for cider,...

Sulphur smells are completely normal for cider, give it some time and it will go away.
Forum: Cider Forum 10-28-2006, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By LewisM
Yea, cider does need a fair ol while in the...

Yea, cider does need a fair ol while in the bottles, although when fermentation is done its drinkable :)
but for the fermentation, anything from a few weeks to a month or 2, depending on how dry you...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-27-2006, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By LewisM
ahh thanks, yea that does clear things up :)

ahh thanks, yea that does clear things up :)
Forum: Cider Forum 10-25-2006, 10:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By LewisM
ahh thanks, that does clear up quite a bit :) ...

ahh thanks, that does clear up quite a bit :)

although one thing, in your examples of potential alcahol, using one scale it came out as 7.5 nd the other came out as 16.5, which of these is...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-25-2006, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,012
Posted By LewisM
does a primary need to be airtight?

Hey all, just wondering as i am doing my current batch in a bucket rather than a carboy.
I have a lid which i can either loosely put on, or properly close making it airtight.

The lid doesnt have...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-25-2006, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By LewisM
also, a quick question about the primary...

also, a quick question about the primary fermenting bucket:

Ive been told that the lid doesnt need to be airtight, aparently some people dont even put a lid on it.
But, if this is going to be in...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-24-2006, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By LewisM
ahh ok, ive been reading up a bit and this is...

ahh ok, ive been reading up a bit and this is what i've gathered so far, please do correct me on anything that is wrong :)

The original weight of the wort will be quite heavy as there is a lot of...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-24-2006, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By LewisM
Somerfields actualy :P and im still not...

Somerfields actualy :P

and im still not quite working out how to get the OG of this, i originally thought i just read it straight off the hydrometer, but aparently not?
Forum: Cider Forum 10-24-2006, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By LewisM
wow, a fair old while :eek: and disaster...

wow, a fair old while :eek:

and disaster struck earlier, i thought i had overfilled it and sure enough i came downstairs to just catch it starting to spill out the airlock :(
Thankfully it was...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-24-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,167
Posted By LewisM
yea but once you shell out the original costs,...

yea but once you shell out the original costs, you just need the ingrediants :)
Forum: Cider Forum 10-24-2006, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By LewisM
Just started second cider (help on OG)

Hey all, after the great success of my first cider, i decided i'd try something a bit more adventurouse heh.

I followed the following recipe and altered it slightly:

Dutch Gold Clover Honey...
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