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  • Posted in thread: Headspace on 12-01-2015 at 04:05 AM
    Depends on ingredients and yeast but I try to keep it at at least 20%

  • Posted in thread: Software on 12-01-2015 at 04:01 AM
    For what? For creating the recipe? Or just tracking? I have a recipe template I use for all of
    my recipes and a template for tracking the fermentation. Very simple Google doc with
    temperature, ingredi...

  • Posted in thread: Show us your cider in a photo!!! on 12-01-2015 at 03:30 AM
    Cranberry cider ready to be bottled for Christmas presents

  • Posted in thread: Cherry Pomegranate Apple Cider "Sweet n' Cheap" on 11-15-2015 at 12:07 AM
    I have a batch going right now with some adjustments, I've learned a lot since I made this
    recipe. Made this a 6 gallon batch and left the sugar at 1.5lbs. OG of 1.065 Using danstar
    strong Belgian ale...

  • Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 11-05-2015 at 05:58 AM
    Are you bottle conditioning? If so, back sweetening is not a good idea. The yeast will eat that
    and create more co2 likely creating bottle bombs unless you pasteurize

  • Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 11-04-2015 at 03:40 PM
    You sure it is at 1.00? That would mean it was dry and bubbling should not be happening unless
    something like a malolactic fermentation has started. If you are bottle conditioning the
    priming sugar me...

  • Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 11-04-2015 at 12:39 AM
    If it still has residual sugar there is still a chance of fermentation starting again. You
    would use a combination of potassium metabisulfite and potassium sorbate to prevent this. That
    being said, I ...

  • Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 10-29-2015 at 02:47 AM
    I have some Fermaid O but it came too late for this batch. Would it be OK to switch it up for
    the 2/3 break? Do you use Fermaid O by itself with no dap? And I just want to say thank you for
    all of you...

  • Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 10-28-2015 at 11:32 PM
    Took off like a bat out of hell. Guess I have been starving my poor yeastie buddies for years

  • Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 10-28-2015 at 07:18 PM
    Annnd I just read the top of the recipe on the website with the disclaimer for this. Damn...i
    guessed wrong. Oh well, the last batch came out good and went dry with no off flavors using tsp
    instead of...

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