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Forum: Sampling and Critiquing and Beer Swapping 02-03-2013, 01:27 AM
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Posted By jddhammer
FT:Fresh Heady Topper for RR sour or similar

Really looking for some sours for this, but would consider a good DIPA.

It's this weeks batch. This stuff is a total pain to get a hold of, so sorry in advance if I hold out for something else. ...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-27-2012, 11:16 AM
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Posted By jddhammer
You can get a larger 29mm bell for the standard...

You can get a larger 29mm bell for the standard red 2 handle capper for about $5.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-18-2012, 11:30 PM
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Posted By jddhammer
I am entering the homestretch on my take on...

I am entering the homestretch on my take on brewing this beer. I followed the basics that I've seen in this thread,
Here are my notes

- I did a 30 min bulk bittering addition at 120 and...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-31-2011, 07:15 PM
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Views: 109,147
Posted By jddhammer
I got in a 6g RIS to close out the year with 97g ...

I got in a 6g RIS to close out the year with 97g

47545.75 + 6 = 47551.75
Forum: Wine Making Forum 12-27-2011, 02:18 AM
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Views: 287,023
Posted By jddhammer
+10 21,774.5

+10
21,774.5
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-27-2011, 12:01 AM
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Posted By jddhammer
91 gallon first year. 46,040 + 91 = 46,131

91 gallon first year.

46,040 + 91 = 46,131
Forum: Cider Forum 12-13-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,046
Posted By jddhammer
If you're starting with unsweetened juice, it...

If you're starting with unsweetened juice, it should be about 1.05 SG or so, which will only ferment down to about 7%.

I don't trust the yeast alcohol tolerance to control fermentation with simple...
Forum: Cider Forum 12-13-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By jddhammer
I've cleared older cider in 2 days with...

I've cleared older cider in 2 days with SuperKleer and no stabilization.
Forum: Cider Forum 12-03-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,046
Posted By jddhammer
I did a small test batch that tasted really good...

I did a small test batch that tasted really good before aging so i split it into a starter for a full 5g batch and a 2g belgian graff that I figured would be interesting after having a Unibroue...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-29-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,609
Posted By jddhammer
in Hollis, NH. Discovered cider brewing...

in Hollis, NH.

Discovered cider brewing after looking for something else to do with produce from inlaws orchard/vineyard in Merrimack. I did about 35 gallons this year, mostly hand pressed ...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-28-2011, 12:35 PM
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Posted By jddhammer
If you look, you can find #1 bottles for decent...

If you look, you can find #1 bottles for decent prices. I find 4 gallon carboy style, #1, "no return" water jugs <$5 at Walmart and other places. They're not great, they are handy and it's hard to...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-28-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By jddhammer
I'd go with a couple pounds or a couple of inches...

I'd go with a couple pounds or a couple of inches of mash in the jug. If they're not wine grapes, they may have much less wine character than you might expect, so I wouldn't be too conservative with...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-25-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By jddhammer
>I have seen ciders that lists "less that 1%...

>I have seen ciders that lists "less that 1% potassium sorbate" is that enough to kill the yeast?

The dosage is on the order of 1/2 tsp per gallon, so 1% isn't necessarily a small amount.

I...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-11-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By jddhammer
I was able to affect the fermentation. I put...

I was able to affect the fermentation.

I put 2 campden in a gallon of raw cider and left it at room temperature for 24 hrs and saw no action.

I then pitched it with 2oz of juice from a day 7...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-08-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By jddhammer
I was looking to maintain the local character,...

I was looking to maintain the local character, but potentially add some control by creating a starter of indigenous Saccharomyces to be added a number of days into the ferment. We own an small...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-07-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By jddhammer
Metabisulfite and Wild Yeasts

I've read through a bunch of threads and hadn't seen this mentioned, so I started this new thread. Apologies if it's repetitive.

Last year I had a batch of wild yeast cider turn out unbelievably...
Forum: Cider Forum 09-28-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jddhammer
Last season I did a batch with and without oak...

Last season I did a batch with and without oak chips and substituted raw honey for the molasses. The batch with the oak had great scotch-like taste (without any alcohol soak) and the the one without...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 05-26-2011, 03:58 PM
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