*Ss Brewing Technologies Giveaway - Enter Now!*

Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Cider Forum > Had to toss first batch but second is going well
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-19-2013, 01:28 AM   #1
Wagwag
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 41
Default Had to toss first batch but second is going well

I went into this the wrong way when I started, given information from ill informed people, and ended up using a cider with preservatives because I didn't know any better. Nothing happened in the carboy. Started over and used 2 gal of fresh pressed cider, and added a half gal of a black berry/kiwi juice I juiced myself. You can actually see stuff happening in there. Any suggestions on when I should put this batch into its second rack? What I should look for? So far it's developing this beautiful rosey color from the black berries

__________________
Wagwag is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-19-2013, 01:32 AM   #2
twalte
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Roseville (Sacramento), California
Posts: 394
Liked 29 Times on 27 Posts
Likes Given: 38

Default

How long do you plan to ferment it? I think you could leave it in the primary for 4-6 weeks. Are you planning to go longer or add fruit to it?

__________________

"You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline – it helps if you have some kind of football team, or some nuclear weapons but at the very least you need a beer"
- Frank Zappa

twalte is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-19-2013, 01:55 AM   #3
Wagwag
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 41
Default

I was thinking 4 weeks. Then was planning to rack it and add some cinnamon and nutmeg to it. I think I have all the added fruit juice I want in it for now

__________________
Wagwag is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sparged at 168 should I toss the batch? NervousDad All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 23 01-30-2012 06:43 AM
Toss My First Batch? Gambit255 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 14 01-23-2012 12:02 AM
Think I am going to have to toss a batch of beer GRHunter Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 1 06-19-2010 01:35 PM
Had to toss my first batch of beer GRHunter Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 7 04-19-2010 03:07 AM
Do i toss this batch? HillbillyDeluxe General Beer Discussion 20 04-09-2009 02:54 AM