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Posted in thread: How many gallons of cider in 2015 on 12-01-2015 at 04:36 PM
760 + 5 = 765
Posted in thread: Show us your cider in a photo!!! on 12-01-2015 at 04:32 PM
Where can u get either cheap? Would be good for replacing samples while aging.Got them at a
crafts store, they're used as fillers for floral vases. Real marbles (kid's toys) are
Posted in thread: Show us your cider in a photo!!! on 12-01-2015 at 01:38 PM
What is sitting in the bottom of that one jug in the middle? :confused: Sliced pickles?
;)Pickles, LOL. They're glass stones for taking up headspace. Lots cheaper than marbles.
Posted in thread: Headspace on 12-01-2015 at 01:21 PM
Posted in thread: Questions before beginning round 2 on 12-01-2015 at 11:17 AM
So is acid testing only for those that press their own apple juice?I haven't tested for acid
(yet), but as I understand it people do that at bottling time to give insight into making final
Posted in thread: Show us your cider in a photo!!! on 11-30-2015 at 08:51 PM
2-1/2 gallons of straight cider and 1 gallon of apple berry
Posted in thread: Cock-up on 11-30-2015 at 08:34 PM
Yes, let it finish fermenting then rebottle. You will have some sediment to deal with so be
prepared to siphon.
Posted in thread: Maturation on 11-30-2015 at 01:48 PM
6 weeks plus bottle conditioning time. I make small batches and drink them young. Now that I
have a few gallons in secondary I have enough to age for a while, so that will change.
Posted in thread: Questions before beginning round 2 on 11-29-2015 at 08:44 PM
So now Iím ready for round 2 and I have enough knowledge to only make me dangerous.I picked up
4 gals of fresh cider from my local orchard. Enough for two 2 gal batches.Itís 100% juice that
has been f...
Posted in thread: Pasteurization - different ways on 11-29-2015 at 08:13 PM
Stabilize (not pasteurize) with potassium sorbate and potassium metabisulfite.