Happy HolidaySs Giveaway - Last Sponsor Giveaway of the Year!

Come Enter the BrewDeals/FastFerment Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Cider Forum > Opinions needed
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 08-19-2008, 02:47 PM   #1
wdenton
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 54
Default Opinions needed

I am on a cider kick so I decided to try and make some apfelwein.
I have a 3 gal batch going

2.5 gal kroger 100% apple juice
1 lb 3 oz table sugar
montrachet yeast

fermentation is going good.

I this cider more like a magners or more like a country cider?
How does it compare to a strongbow?

I am more of a country cider fan then a dry cider fan so will I need to sweeten?

Everyone on here talks about it so much I thought I must try it but I am not sure what to expect.

__________________
wdenton is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-19-2008, 05:31 PM   #2
zoebisch01
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
zoebisch01's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Central PA
Posts: 5,198
Liked 7 Times on 7 Posts

Default

Well with 5 gallons of fresh pressed Cider, my starting gravity is usually around 1.045 and finishes at around 0.009, putting it at about 4.8%. So with 2.5 gallons of juice over a lb of table sugar, I am guessing you'd be slightly higher than that for 3 gallons. You may need to back sweeten, but wait and time will tell.

__________________
Event Horizon ~ A tribute to the miracle of fermentation.

Brew what you like. Do this, and you will find your inner brewer.
zoebisch01 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
Opinions on Luna Rossa Needed! Slipgate Label Display & Discussion 6 02-06-2009 06:10 PM
Opinions needed please Qdog Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 9 10-09-2008 04:09 PM
Cider...Opinions Needed homebrewer_99 Cider Forum 3 10-04-2008 01:13 AM
Stuck Oktoberfest at 1.030....opinions needed xamers General Techniques 6 06-22-2008 08:27 PM
Faucet selection... opinions needed DyerNeedOfBeer Bottling/Kegging 43 08-15-2006 01:19 AM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS