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Posted in thread: How many gallons of Cider in 2016 on 11-01-2016 at 03:35 AM
55 gallons (220L) of iced cider, pressed half-frozen eating apples.-693.5 gallons
Posted in thread: Final Gravity for EC-1118? on 10-30-2016 at 05:29 PM
It should go below 1.000, just give it time.Give it a good swirl, i usually do this when it
gets down to the last little bit of points to drop.I doubt the wild yeast will be an issue,
ec1118 should ov...
Posted in thread: Final Gravity for EC-1118? on 10-30-2016 at 04:56 PM
Hi there,I recently made some iced cider (juiced half-thawed apples). I decided to use some of
the juice for an experimental non-sulfited fermentation. I pitched a large amount of EC-1118
starter. In ...
Posted in thread: How to thaw 1500lbs of frozen apples? on 09-22-2016 at 05:24 PM
Hi,I have about 1500 lbs of apples in deep-freezers right now. I plan to thaw them and press
them for cider. For this I plan to buy two 55 gallon drums (food-grade plastic, with lids) that
I will outf...
Posted in thread: Low Brewhouse Efficiency... How to boost ABV%? on 10-23-2015 at 05:10 PM
BIAB isn't the cause of the low efficiency. I BIAB and hit 70-75% regularly on 5 gallon
batches. I would find some Candy Syrup from the brew shop and add that.True... Basically the
reason my BIAB resu...
Posted in thread: Low Brewhouse Efficiency... How to boost ABV%? on 10-22-2015 at 08:08 PM
I have a low efficiency because I am using a BIAB system, and I did a bad job of sparging on
this batch...I read that if adding simple sugar, the best time to add it is after the yeast has
Posted in thread: Low Brewhouse Efficiency... How to boost ABV%? on 10-22-2015 at 03:15 AM
Hi,I brewed red rye lager/kolsch beers recently, and unfortunately my brewhouse efficiency was
lower than expected on that day. I ended up with a 1.030 OG, with an estimated ABV% of 2.8%.I
want to add...
Posted in thread: Contamination? on 10-20-2015 at 04:29 PM
Hi!I'll begin with the fact that I have been struggling with a bacterial contamination. This
was my fault, I neglectedsome carboys for >6 months and bad things grew.Recently I bleached all
Posted in thread: Mouldy Beer on 05-04-2015 at 02:05 PM
Are you sur eit is mould? Does it look like anything like some of thenoics in this thread? are
numerours moulds per infected batch... They have mosaics of green orange pink molds. It's also
Posted in thread: Mouldy Beer on 05-02-2015 at 09:15 PM
If it fermented it's safe. I'd dump it, because I'm a sissy. You should try it first
though.Yeah, it fermented before contaminating...I'm worried about toxins from the moudly
things, not pathogens.