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  • Posted in thread: Average clearing times on 06-18-2014 at 12:07 PM
    In my experience most wines will be clear at the 3-4 month mark. I like to let my wines bulk
    age in the carboy for around 5 months or more before bottling and they are normally crystal
    clear by then.

  • Posted in thread: Cranberry Apple Hard Cider on 06-09-2014 at 10:13 PM
    looks Awesome!!!!! I know what i'm doing this Friday night !!!! Thanks :DNo problem.

  • Posted in thread: Cranberry Apple Hard Cider on 06-06-2014 at 12:42 PM
    Some pics from beginning to delicious end: the airlock was fitted first... Bad choice.. lol
    into gallon carboy and then the rest into my keg.. product in all it's delicious glory:

  • Posted in thread: Cranberry Apple Hard Cider on 06-05-2014 at 10:59 PM
    This recipe I got from a buddy who loves it and highly recommended it. I can't take credit for
    it. If you have a kegerator, this is the easy and delicious recipe for you. This could also be
    bottled an...

  • Posted in thread: yeast on 05-21-2014 at 02:06 PM
    I just tasted my finished batch of hard cider with nottingham ale yeast. VERY happy with the
    result. Plus, it was crystal clear in about 5 weeks. Great flocculation with this yeast for me.

  • Posted in thread: Dumb question - Campden Tablets.. on 05-20-2014 at 10:06 PM
    I'd think if you DID have any undissolved bits, they'd come up with yeast and other sediment in
    the first pint or so.Very good point. Didn't think about that!If it's worrying you, put a glass
    of water...

  • Posted in thread: help! My cider keeps getting infected. on 05-20-2014 at 08:48 PM
    Easy clean i just a sanitizer, not a cleaner. Try out some PBW cleaner. Soak it, rinse it, then
    sanitize it.How long are you letting it sit in the primary before racking to secondary or
    bottling? Are ...

  • Posted in thread: Dumb question - Campden Tablets.. on 05-20-2014 at 08:20 PM
    So this past weekend, I racked my 5 gal batch of cider into my keg on top of poorly crushed
    campden tablets and potassium sorbate, in order to backsweeten it before I hook it up to
    CO2.I'm not sure wh...

  • Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 05-15-2014 at 09:34 PM
    Served a couple bottles of my first apfelwein the other day at my daughter's first bday party.
    Just about a year old. Everyone loved this stuff. It was great just a few months after bottling
    it. But a...

  • Posted in thread: Kegging/bottling LOTS of wine on 05-02-2014 at 03:09 PM
    I'd imagine it's just racking into the sanitized keg, sealing it up, hooking up the gas line
    and turning on the CO2 while pulling the relief valve a handful of times to purge he oxygen out
    of the head...