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  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 05-11-2016 at 11:43 AM
    Pasteurization is only necessary if sweetening w sugar is my understanding. You could sweeten
    with lactose and omit the pasteurization step. Personally I like mine dry, and have been
    keeping a little ...

  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 05-10-2016 at 04:41 PM
    Mine was in Primary for three weeks, bottled with 4oz of dextrose and pasteurized 10 days
    later, wish I had gone longer for a bit more carbonation.Cider drinkers like it and I can drink
    it but I'm cur...

  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 05-07-2016 at 05:45 PM
    I've never thought of dry hopping cider before, may have to try this

  • Posted in thread: Poolside Brewpub on 05-03-2016 at 06:00 PM
    It started friendly enough but now it's just too much. Instead on smoking on their huge back
    deck they choose the small side section facing our yardJust went through your build, fricking
    awesome job a...

  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 04-05-2016 at 01:53 PM
    Going to score some of that Honeycrisp cider at Whole Foods to make my second batch. I'll use 1
    1/2 pounds of organic turbinado sugar and a pound of organic honey, a packet of Nottingham and
    wait long...

  • Posted in thread: Graham's English Cider on 03-14-2016 at 06:41 PM
    Cider newb here and here's my story, needed a batch of cider for my daughters graduation in May
    so that gives be about two months and I've done this alreadyFive gallon carboy4.75 gallons of
    organic Ap...

  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 03-11-2016 at 02:04 AM
    My guess would be a ~1.075 OG assuming a ~1.055 starting og on the plain juice. That would be
    ~9.8% abv.I took another measurement of the plain juice and got a 1.045 on the refractometer
    and 1.048 on ...

  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 03-10-2016 at 03:04 PM
    That OG seems very low. Most juice I've used is around 1.055 and that's without adding any
    additional fermentables. Are you sure you measured correctly?OK I believe you're correct as I
    took a reading ...

  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 03-09-2016 at 03:53 PM
    I expected a higher OG as well but a 6-7% end product will be fineThe juice by itself had a
    1.040 using an inexpensive refractometerThe yeasties are going crazy, no krausen layer just a
    constant suppl...

  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 03-07-2016 at 01:37 AM
    K Cider pros here's what I've projected for my first CiderI have five gallons of organic apple
    juice, no preservatives just ascorbic acidI have 1.5 lbs of organic turbinado raw cane sugarOne
    pound of ...

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