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by rasher
Thu Jun 27, 2013 10:37 am
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: Fruit / Berry Recipes
Replies: 243
Views: 120734

Re: Fruit / Berry Recipes

So I'm only four days in to the ferment on my cherry likker and the cap has already fallen. Hydrometer reads 1.000 right on the nose, so it's close to done. I used two packets of EC-1118 (5 gallons of wash) yeast and stirred twice a day. Based on research, I kind of expected the ferment to take much...
by rasher
Mon Jun 24, 2013 9:20 am
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: Fruit / Berry Recipes
Replies: 243
Views: 120734

Re: Fruit / Berry Recipes

I'd like to chime in with my two cents: I took 20lbs or "sour cherries" from my buddy's tree and froze them. Threw into pot, boiled and mashed up with a submersible handheld blender thingy. Add SEVEN pounds of sugar, 1/2 lemon juice, and a can of tomato paste and enough water to make 5 gallons (20L)...
by rasher
Thu Dec 06, 2012 7:35 am
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method
Replies: 4389
Views: 780189

Re: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method

I have a batch of sour mash that's just on it's third ferment and it's just starting to get good. Next week, I have to leave town for 3 weeks. What can I do to keep my good yeast alive? My thoughts: 1. Rack out the wort that's just finishing up. 2. After racking out the wort, pour in 3-1/2 gallons o...
by rasher
Sun May 20, 2012 8:39 am
Forum: Tried and true recipe book
Topic: Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe
Replies: 149
Views: 55040

Re: Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe

I'll throw my hat in the ring now. Ran my first pot-still "strip" run on 45L yesterday. OG 1.07, Final SG 1.02 (let it cook for 10 days, but I couldn't wait any longer!) - 6.57% ABV During the strip run, collected: 250mL foreshots 4 pints (heads?) @ 59%, 59%, 56%, 54% (started cloudy and got clearer...
by rasher
Sun May 20, 2012 8:39 am
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe
Replies: 2136
Views: 540945

Re: Birdwatchers sugar wash recipe

I'll throw my hat in the ring now. Ran my first pot-still "strip" run on 45L yesterday. OG 1.07, Final SG 1.02 (let it cook for 10 days, but I couldn't wait any longer!) - 6.57% ABV During the strip run, collected: 250mL foreshots 4 pints (heads?) @ 59%, 59%, 56%, 54% (started cloudy and got clearer...