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    ABOUT ME

  • Charlottesville, VA
  • Designated home-brew laborer at a young and impressionable age.
    Compelled to continue by force of habit, family and friends.
  • Ciders, Cysers
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  • Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 05-24-2016 at 04:45 AM
    That seems odd to me; I have ciders in carboys for over a year and get no acetic, though
    sometimes I do get lactic. Acetic requires oxygen - how is that getting into your cider? Are
    those carboys plas...

  • Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 05-23-2016 at 03:53 AM
    When you say "starting to turn," do you mean acetic or lactic?acetic

  • Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 05-22-2016 at 04:07 PM
    past week I kegged all 10 of the secondary carboys that have been sitting in the basement.All
    10 of them got nice and clear even the two that were from previous pressings and took a
    little longer ...

  • Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 05-17-2016 at 02:18 AM
    Do you have any experience with T58?I made an experimental gallon with this yeast in 2009. It
    was one of 15 one gallon test batches, all with different yeasts using the same juice (Stayman
    and Pink La...

  • Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 03-18-2016 at 12:11 PM
    The only thing is it is very cloudy. Does this drop out over time with this method or do I need
    to use enzymes next time?I'm glad that your cider turned out great! Almost always, the ciders
    will clear...

  • Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 02-16-2016 at 02:10 AM
    What type of yeast was in the oaked batch? Do you use chips or sprials,french or american
    roasted? Brupaks yeast with medium toast french oak chips. I soak the chips in rye for a couple
    of days before...

  • Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 02-15-2016 at 01:44 AM
    Shout Out to Mark Klug for taking 1st in Cider and 3rd Best of Show at the Beer Blitz
    Yesterday!Nice job Mark! I hope you saved some of that!I managed to get 3rd with an oaked cider
    from last year. No...

  • Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 02-15-2016 at 12:03 AM
    in the process of fermenting a gallon of pasturized cider with US05 and the recommed dose of
    sugars to get it to 1.060 it has been in the basement for a week with temp at 50 to 55 degs.
    and is ferment...

  • Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 02-12-2016 at 02:46 AM
    I finished crashing the eight batches from the Jan 14th pressing last weekendThe Wy3068 batch
    finished first, 1.016 at 12 days. Wy3068 usually goes slower than the ale yeasts, but this
    particular pack...

  • Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 02-05-2016 at 10:33 PM
    What are the thoughts on using glyercine to increase the body and add a bit more sweetness? I
    have some cider that came out a bit thinner than I would have liked, and maybe a hint more dry.
    Do you thi...

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