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Forum: Mead Forum 03-23-2014, 05:22 AM
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Posted By jetmech_63
Just racked to secondary 3 days ago and it's...

Just racked to secondary 3 days ago and it's clearing nicely(used 1122 yeast). It fermented dry .999ish and the hydrometer sample was great. Honey flavor, hint of cinnamon, apple flavor with a...
Forum: Mead Forum 03-10-2014, 11:39 PM
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Posted By jetmech_63
So a week and a half in and fermentation is...

So a week and a half in and fermentation is steadily chugging along and has slowed dramatically this week. Going to take a gravity reading later. How long does this stuff take to clear? Also...
Forum: Mead Forum 03-03-2014, 12:15 AM
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Posted By jetmech_63
Giving it a shot

Following this recipie to a "T" with the exception of adding 1.5 tsp each of DAP and fermaid i just finished putting 3 gallons in primary. I'll report as we go:). Any news as to backsweeten vs....
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-17-2013, 12:56 PM
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Posted By jetmech_63
Dumb Blonde

Dumb Blonde
Forum: Cider 06-17-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 135
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Posted By jetmech_63
1.080? Wow, what juice were you using? Most...

1.080? Wow, what juice were you using? Most commercial juices top out at 1.050(translation: I wanna buy some:) ). Lack of krausen is normal. Ocadsionally I'll get just a tiny thin layer of foam...
Forum: Cider 06-17-2013, 12:41 PM
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Posted By jetmech_63
Coming out of secondary it did a little but that...

Coming out of secondary it did a little but that goes away after a week or so in the keg. I let all my ciders and beers carb for 2 weeks before tapping the keg anyway. EC-1118 is a good yeast like...
Forum: Cider Forum 06-17-2013, 12:37 PM
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Posted By jetmech_63
If you transfer to a keg, chill for 24 hrs then...

If you transfer to a keg, chill for 24 hrs then backsweeten then you don't have to worry about fermentation kicking off again. The yeast will go and stay dormant. I do the same thing with no...
Forum: Cider 06-14-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 135
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Posted By jetmech_63
Just finished another cider! 3 gallons...

Just finished another cider!


3 gallons Tree Top apple juice
2 Gallons Tree Top Apple Cider
1 LB corn sugar
5 tsp yeast nutrient
1 pkg EC-1118

Put all of that into primary, combined well,...
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-29-2013, 06:11 AM
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Posted By jetmech_63
Pork belly

Pork belly
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-22-2013, 05:03 AM
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Posted By jetmech_63
Chicken breasts

Chicken breasts
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-21-2013, 02:42 PM
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Posted By jetmech_63
Watch Football

Watch Football
Forum: Cider 03-21-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 34,387
Posted By jetmech_63
SG 1.060 FG 1.005. Don't think, just do. I have...

SG 1.060 FG 1.005. Don't think, just do. I have another batch going and seriously can't keep this on tap longer than 2 weeks per batch. Each gallon of juice(I can only speak for tree top) came in...
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-19-2013, 09:04 AM
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Posted By jetmech_63
Brew beer

Brew beer
Forum: Wine 03-19-2013, 09:02 AM
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Posted By jetmech_63
I started this recipie a week ago(10 cans...

I started this recipie a week ago(10 cans lemonade concentrate etc...) I made a starter out of EC1118, a teaspoon of sugar and 1/2 teaspoon nutrient. Once that was happy(about an hour) I added 2...
Forum: Cider 03-19-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 135
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Posted By jetmech_63
I did something similar to this, just tapped this...

I did something similar to this, just tapped this weekend and Bazzzinga it is awesome....and idiot proof!

3 gallons tree top apple cider
2 gallons tree top apple juice
2lbs light brown sugar
4...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-11-2013, 12:59 AM
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Posted By jetmech_63
Typo! 1 oz hops, not 10... Sheesh....

Typo! 1 oz hops, not 10... Sheesh....
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-11-2013, 12:57 AM
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Posted By jetmech_63
Honey lite

I found this recipie while browsing through reviews for a particular beer kit. It sounds interesting and I have a keg free so I wanted to get your thoughts.

6 lbs light DME
.5 lbs 40L
.5 honey...
Forum: Cider Forum 02-10-2013, 11:19 PM
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Posted By jetmech_63
New guy making cider!

Howdy all!. I've been a long time lurker on the cider thread but a long time brewer. I decided to give hard cider a whirl! I used 3 gallons of pasturized orchard cider and 2 gallons of tree top...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-09-2013, 05:06 AM
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Posted By jetmech_63
Just got 5 gallons of Hard Cider going, tomorrow...

Just got 5 gallons of Hard Cider going, tomorrow will brew Honey Weizen with corriander and orange peel and on deck is a Honey Amber. Guess who just scored a deal on some fresh honey at the farmer...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-04-2012, 04:43 PM
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Posted By jetmech_63
Firestone 1. I let them sit overnight in a sink...

Firestone 1. I let them sit overnight in a sink full of water and they slide off with just a finger with residue that comes off with a paper towel
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-02-2012, 01:35 AM
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Posted By jetmech_63
Sorry... Village Idiot

Sorry... Village Idiot
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-02-2012, 01:34 AM
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Posted By jetmech_63
Free Beer!

Free Beer!
Forum: Extract Brewing 10-24-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By jetmech_63
Ideas for spiced pumpkin ale

So Norther Brewer has pumpkin ale extract kit that is now headed my way. But the actual pumpkin flavoring is left to the brewer. I've read everything from cutting up pumpkin, boiling it and using...
Forum: General Techniques 10-21-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 28,628
Posted By jetmech_63
I'm currently making a vanilla cream stout with 6...

I'm currently making a vanilla cream stout with 6 oz lactose. I'll boil the cream stout in the normal fashion, add 8 oz of cocoa powder and 2 beans (scraped, split) and all added with 15 minutes to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-21-2012, 05:38 AM
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Posted By jetmech_63
Tomorrow I'm brewing a Oaked vanilla cream stout,...

Tomorrow I'm brewing a Oaked vanilla cream stout, with just enough lactose for a good mouthfeel but not overly sweet. Should be ready by Christmas :)
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