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Posted in thread: Cider press, or consumer juicer? on 12-04-2012 at 08:11 PM
Press any day. Got my pulp really dry and reduced it's volume by 10 fold.
Posted in thread: First time Apple Cider------ 9.825 ABV on 12-04-2012 at 08:07 PM
I have a 5 gallon batch of half pressed/raw juice and half store bought juice. Gonna let it go
down to about 1.010 or so from 1.055, then freeze it solid in the chest freezer, allow to thaw,
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 12-01-2012 at 06:46 AM
So then wouldn't high-fructose corn sugar technically just be frustose-glucose (sucrose) and
have the same taste, since "corn sugar" is just dextrose (or plain glucose)? I'm gonna have to
buy some dex...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 11-29-2012 at 10:12 PM
Is there really any taste difference between sucrose (table sugar) and dextrose?
Posted in thread: Homemade Rum on 11-29-2012 at 05:46 AM
It is actually $50 for a wine producer permit and the bond is $100 in Louisiana. I know because
I am getting to apply for one for a small home based winery I am considering doing.You need a
Posted in thread: Recommendations for recipe with.. on 11-28-2012 at 10:55 PM
The way I always hear it, from concentrate is fine for sweet ciders, but not really very good
for a more tart cider. Might be worth a shot though! Plenty of people say it's good for apple
Posted in thread: Recommendations for recipe with.. on 11-27-2012 at 11:39 PM
I'm more of a "Oak only belongs in spirits" kind of guy, as I don't like oaked wine or beer,
but you could certainly try it!And yea, they should be great when aged to the summer!
Posted in thread: Recommendations for recipe with.. on 11-27-2012 at 07:35 AM
Couldn't tell you about degassing or aging... I would be concerned about oxidizing the cider,
and I have no experience with it as I like all my cider carbed. and sweet (requiring no aging)
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 11-26-2012 at 07:13 PM
So my question is if I let them go a little longer, will I be looking at bottle bombs soon? Or
did the last little bit of yeasties that didnt die during pasturizing finish the job? I'm
Posted in thread: Recommendations for recipe with.. on 11-25-2012 at 08:31 PM
What was the temp you had it fermenting?