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  • Posted in thread: What types of apple trees to plant? on 02-12-2016 at 08:52 PM
    What kind of cider do you want to make? Cummins nursery has a few trees left but you are a
    little late to getting trees now for this spring. WVMJ

  • Posted in thread: Best white wine type for Elderflower infusion. on 02-07-2016 at 08:27 PM
    Cider, Niagra from Welches also is a good base for elderflower so is making it into a mead, I
    like the elderflower mead, the honey gives it some body and if you use a light colored honey it
    wont overp...

  • Posted in thread: Bentonite- might not use it again on 02-06-2016 at 10:22 AM
    Did you add pectinase before you started fermenting? WVMJ

  • Posted in thread: Sack Serrano pepper mead on 02-05-2016 at 12:15 AM
    A green one or ripe red one? One lone serrano in a gallon of mead isnt going to make much of an
    impression in heat or taste. WVMJ

  • Posted in thread: Apple cultivar advice, plus perry question. on 01-31-2016 at 08:05 PM
    You should be able to find Goldrush availble in your local orchards, one of our favorite eating
    apples and made into a sweet cyser to balance the acid, really good. So you think the local
    orchards are...

  • Posted in thread: Apple cultivar advice, plus perry question. on 01-30-2016 at 10:07 PM
    On the perry pear, we are going with Ussurian Pears, supposed to be nasty tannic little devils,
    we will see, to mix with our euro pears for perry. WVMJ

  • Posted in thread: Apple cultivar advice, plus perry question. on 01-30-2016 at 07:44 PM
    If you can get tons of winesaps then target what would blend well with them, maybe focus on
    bittersweets, staymans are good as are Grimes Goldens and Roxburrys, if you only have space for
    5 trees gett...

  • Posted in thread: Stepped fermentation on 01-22-2016 at 01:29 AM
    Thats more like backsweetening not step feeding, when you step feed you expect the yeast to eat
    the honey, maybe not all the way down to dry but you are feeding them so they can eat it.
    WVMJI'm curren...

  • Posted in thread: Good cider apple varieties for Eastern Pennsylvania on 01-22-2016 at 01:15 AM
    Really depends on what kind of cider they want to make, if they want to make other stuff like
    applesauce etc, tannic cider, more traditional American styles etc. They may also want to use
    more disease...

  • Posted in thread: Advice Sought on flawed bochet on 01-20-2016 at 11:43 PM
    You could also just dump in some grain alcohol to balance out the sweetness especially since
    its already cleared, a little oak, maybe a vanilla bean. Your glue smell could just be from the
    yeastiness ...

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