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Posted in thread: Need a proven recipe on 09-20-2014 at 02:32 PM
There is no recipe that finishes sweet.Read this - read the threads from beginners on this
forum, going back over the last 2 weeks. All your questions have been answered a dozen times
Posted in thread: Help please on 09-20-2014 at 02:24 PM
Perfectly normal -Brown foam (krausen) on the top and sediment (lees) on the bottom.
Posted in thread: good cider yeast on 09-18-2014 at 08:24 PM
There are temperature considerations too. Nottingham is happy down to 55 degrees or so, good
for those fall/winter batches.
Posted in thread: Cider time is upon us! on 09-18-2014 at 08:18 PM
Spoze it's got something to do with harvest time?Apples be fallin' mang.
Posted in thread: Did the orchard lie to me? on 09-18-2014 at 03:56 PM
Did you get the orchard to fill your own bottle, or was it bottled already? The label should
tell you everything.
Posted in thread: Want to make a batch of cider...where to start on 09-17-2014 at 03:21 PM
I want to make a batch of cider, without purchasing a kit. I've brewed several batches of beer
with excellent results. So far this is what I was given for info on a recipe5 gallons fresh
cider ( pastu...
Posted in thread: Very short rant. on 09-17-2014 at 03:02 PM
The commercially produced ciders are in the 5-6% ABV range. There's really no reason to go
beyond that, other than the "I can" factor. Starting with a good organic juice at 1.050 you get
7% or so. The...
Posted in thread: Back sweetening cider on 09-16-2014 at 06:34 PM
I'd like to (lightly) back sweeten a cider with sucralose, yet add some fermentable sugar in
order to get light carbonation without the need to pasteurize. So, my question is two-fold:1.)
What do you ...
Posted in thread: Does Cider Have Krausen When Fermenting? on 09-16-2014 at 02:55 PM
You get krausen at the top and sediment (lees) on the bottom.
Posted in thread: Bottle bomb prevention on 09-16-2014 at 02:47 PM
Nottingham will definitely go below 1.000 when it's done. What was the SG when you started?