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Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 11-09-2013 at 03:06 AM
I used apple cider. Does that make I diff?No, it will just most likely be cloudy.
Posted in thread: Varietal juice at wally world on 11-08-2013 at 04:12 PM
The honey crisp juice is delicious. It has a "brightness" to it. I think it's an interesting
flavor. I almost got this but was not sure because of the added flavors, and ended up using
mussel and cide...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 10-31-2013 at 06:36 PM
I had no airlock activity at all. I could smell the fermentation and like I said before, I'm
down to 1.040 but it just doesn't seem to be moving as fast as others.I'm sure temps play a
part. Mine were...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 10-31-2013 at 02:31 PM
Made this exactly one week ago and just took a gravity reading, 1.040. I didn't take an OG but
I am getting worried because I have read that a lot of people are reaching 1.010 in like 9
days. Should I...
Posted in thread: Extremely Fragrant Cider on 10-30-2013 at 03:09 AM
Does it smell like sweet rising dough? I just made cider with that yeast and it smelled like
that to me. You smell the apples, the sugars and yeast. The smell changes day to day, and as it
gets more o...
Posted in thread: Quck and Simple Cider with Nottingham Yeast on 10-28-2013 at 01:26 AM
You sir are a genius! While it took me longer than I had hoped, i think this was the safest
way. I had to heat the water to 200 degrees in a canning pot I heated on a turkey fryer burner
and poured th...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 10-27-2013 at 10:33 PM
Thanks, I just filled them up to the caps. No bottle bombs yet. Knock on wood. I'm on the last
batch of bottles...so far so good.
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 10-27-2013 at 06:19 PM
It took two days for mine to carb up. I just took another taste test and it is deliciously tart
and fizzy! I really like it but wondering if this will mellow as time goes on or will this
Posted in thread: Quck and Simple Cider with Nottingham Yeast on 10-27-2013 at 06:14 PM
It's Rubbermaid brand, I think 20qt and with the spigot of course. And that is a very good
point you bring up. I had thought of that and did some research on this site before my first
time using it, a...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 10-27-2013 at 04:02 AM
Just curious, do you cover the entire bottle including caps with water like you would in
canning or do you let the bottles tops stick out over the top of the water? Dos it matter?