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  • Posted in thread: 5 Gallons and need help on 11-13-2011 at 08:07 PM
    So I racked last night and put some cider into a sprite bottle.Today, the bottle is hard if not
    harder then a shaken up bottle of soda. So, I decided to pasteurize in bottle. On a side note,
    I wish I ...

  • Posted in thread: Bottling question: on 11-13-2011 at 07:59 PM
    whatever you do, let us know the outcome!

  • Posted in thread: Holy crap.. on 11-13-2011 at 07:57 PM
    I did get a small rhino fart smell in the kitchen on my first/only batch of cider. In fact, I
    am bottle pasteurizing now!

  • Posted in thread: new cider brewer - possible dumb question(S)... on 11-11-2011 at 07:01 AM
    lots of questions. Main point, how is it ruined if it tastes good?PERIOD.

  • Posted in thread: 5 Gallons and need help on 11-10-2011 at 06:39 PM
    Good deal. It all makes sense in my head, I just want to see if it makes sense to others.

  • Posted in thread: Painfully Newb Question on 11-10-2011 at 06:12 PM
    well, it does sound like a plan yes.were you wanting feedback on the plan, or just inquiring if
    it was indeed a plan.

  • Posted in thread: 5 Gallons and need help on 11-09-2011 at 06:45 PM
    things are going nice so far.last reading 2 days ago, was 1.031. it still ticking downwards
    just slowly. I wonder if the ale yeast has something to do w/that. Being afraid of the head
    space I added on...

  • Posted in thread: Fess up! How often do you check your fermentation? on 11-06-2011 at 08:55 PM
    Beer, I set and forget.Cider every 24ish hours.

  • Posted in thread: BeerSmith Worth $$ on 11-06-2011 at 05:50 AM
    Worth it.

  • Posted in thread: Producing a sweet, carbonated cider? on 11-06-2011 at 05:38 AM
    6 months in primary for sweet carb cider?IMO, w/o experience. get it low ~1.01 - 1.015 add
    priming sugar, carb up to desired level and pasteurize. let sit in bottle for a few months, or
    as long as you...