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Old 11-18-2011, 02:44 AM   #1
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What's the pH of some ciders you've brewed? Mine have been ranging from 3.6 - 4.0.

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Old 10-31-2013, 03:44 PM   #2
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What's the pH of some ciders you've brewed? Mine have been ranging from 3.6 - 4.0.
I just measured my Cider PH at 3.6. This after 3 week primary ferment and before transferring to secondary. SG from 1.051 to 1.000.
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Old 11-01-2013, 04:39 PM   #3
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My 2012 batches ran from about 3.4 to 3.7, prefermentation. Anything above 3.8 is getting on the high side. That's as measured with a calibrated pH meter; when I used litmus strips I got higher numbers. The strips are said to be inaccurate, on top of being difficult to read properly.

pH should drop during fermentation. I haven't been measuring it post-ferment, probably should!

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