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Old 09-19-2013, 11:05 PM   #1241
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Well things are progressing faster than I had anticipated, but that works for me! I just made my caramel! Going to get the concentrate in a couple of hours, and may b sippin some still caramel cider by the end of the night! I included pics of my caramel that was 2 cups water, 2 cups golden brown sugar, 1 tsp. of apple pie spice, and 1 tsp. of cinnamon. The other pic is my cider that is ready to be mixed! can't wait!

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Old 09-20-2013, 01:32 AM   #1242
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Would this work okay with farm pressed (brownish) apple juice?

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Old 09-20-2013, 02:06 AM   #1243
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Would this work okay with farm pressed (brownish) apple juice?
That's what I used, but I haven't made the original recipe so I can't compare...
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Old 09-20-2013, 09:45 AM   #1244
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Would this work okay with farm pressed (brownish) apple juice?
It'll work just fine, as long as it hasn't been dosed with preservatives. Some people would say you'll end up with something even tastier than the store bought AJ. But I'm pretty sure you'll have a cloudy, rather than clear, final product.
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Old 09-20-2013, 01:39 PM   #1245
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I used kc finings on my pressed cider and it cleared fine

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Old 09-21-2013, 03:52 PM   #1246
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I used kc finings on my pressed cider and it cleared fine
Whats kc finings??
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Old 09-21-2013, 04:40 PM   #1247
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Whats kc finings??
It's this stuff.

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Old 09-21-2013, 06:08 PM   #1248
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It's this stuff.
That would be the one!
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Old 09-21-2013, 07:10 PM   #1249
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Sparkolloid will also work to clear cider.

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Is there a reason that one would be better?

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