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Posted in thread: East Coast sources of true cider apples? on 10-17-2016 at 07:24 AM
American Cider Apples or Euro Cider Apples?
Posted in thread: Sparkling Harvest Honey Mead/Cider on 10-16-2016 at 11:02 AM
Why not use all apple juice instead of adding water? Its hard to get a good pumpkin flavor
unless you use a lot of pumpkin. Who says you cant drink cloudy yeasty cyser at Thanksgiving?
(we dont but yo...
Posted in thread: Super Cyser?? on 09-25-2016 at 08:29 PM
1.020-1.040, depends on your taste and the style and the kind of honey you use and how intense
it is, think about adding some oak, makes a differnce, not to much though, WVMJ
Posted in thread: How to thaw 1500lbs of frozen apples? on 09-25-2016 at 08:38 AM
Are you going to make an ice cider, pressing the partially thawed apples so the juice is more
concentrated or are you just going for all the juice you can get? Its hard to answer you
question since we...
Posted in thread: Super Cyser?? on 09-25-2016 at 08:33 AM
When we do this kind of ferment, we let the SG go down to like 1.010, then add just enough
honey or sugar to bring it back to around 1.020, let it ferment that down again to 1.010, and
repeat until it...
Posted in thread: Help with Elderberry on 09-15-2016 at 07:09 PM
2 Quarts of juice, 2 quarts of water, sugar to whatever SG you like, a good red wine yeast, a
little nutrient and a bit of oak will turn it into a nice elderberry wine. If you have honey
instead of su...
Posted in thread: Making mead in Thailand on 09-11-2016 at 09:29 PM
So can you go to the market and pick up whole combs of honey from indigenous species of bees?
Posted in thread: Crusher Destemmer on Elderberries - Has Anyone Tried This on 09-09-2016 at 09:30 AM
Check out our webpage for easy elderberry harvesting. People have done it using a destemmer but
they werent really concerned with lots of little stems when making a big batch. A baking grate
over a bu...
Posted in thread: Apples ripening at different times on 09-06-2016 at 07:34 AM
Iodine test as mentioned above, sounds like they werent ripe when picked so this test is even
more important, you have to get the right iodine also, not just the stuff you put on your
fingers when you...
Posted in thread: Crab Apple Wine. on 08-30-2016 at 07:36 AM
Get some potassium metabisulfite for killing bacteria, freezing wont do anything to the bad
bugs. Freezing will make it easier to juice or crush, you would get more juice out. Headspace
is ok in the p...