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Posted in thread: The HomeBrewTalk 2015 Big Giveaway! on 04-14-2015 at 04:09 PM
I'm in - thanks!
Posted in thread: Cloudy cider DESIRED on 03-20-2015 at 03:22 AM
If you want cloudy cider, use unripe apples which will have a higher starch content. Or use
apples that are recommended for applesauce, because they have a lot of pectin. Romes are good
for this, they...
Posted in thread: FINALLY Making Great Cider - Stuff I Wish I'd Known 4 Years Ago on 03-20-2015 at 02:32 AM
Great post! I think the debate about whether the juice, yeast, or process has more impact on
final flavor really comes down to whether or not you have dialed in your juice source and
process. Now that...
Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 03-11-2015 at 01:31 PM
Would crashing say 1,015 be ok with s04?Sorry for slow response. Yes, you can crash S04 at
1.015. To my taste, the ale yeasts can be a little sticky in the finish (like a soda) if the
final sg is abov...
Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 02-06-2015 at 11:12 PM
I didn't have any issue when I added the honey, but I took some apple juice that I shook up to
get the rest of the honey out and it flared up after I added that. Not too bad
though.Interesting. I supp...
Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 02-05-2015 at 04:18 AM
Will see how it turns out since I am using one of the yeasts not recommended.I didnt have much
luck with WB-06. OTOH, the best yeast to use is very much dependent on the juice, so hopefully
it will li...
Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 02-04-2015 at 02:37 PM
I was wondering why the OP mainly uses ale yeastsThree reasons: (1) Most Ale yeasts will go
dormant and drop to the bottom of the carboy if you cold crash the cider. This makes it
relatively easy to ...
Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 02-04-2015 at 12:36 AM
Yep, I got home today and the airlock was going nuts. Strange I stared at it for a full 3
minutes this morning, no movement.That sound like what one of my BRY97 batches did. I dont have
Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 02-03-2015 at 08:49 PM
The flavor is pretty darn good. Maybe a bit dryer then I like. I crashed this at 1.008 I
believe. My next batch I crashed around 1.010 or 1.012 if i remember correctly. So Hopefully I
will get a bit m...
Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 02-03-2015 at 06:03 PM
I tried bry97 and it won't seem to start. I pitched Friday night and it's at about 68 degrees.
I have an extra pack of Nottingham, should I wait or just pitch notty? All 3 other buckets