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Posted in thread: Adding yeast at bottling on 10-30-2013 at 01:29 PM
The yeast at the bottom of the bucket is from the original fermentation. Perfectly normal. FYI,
chanpagne yeast is more agressive and will likely eat sugars that the original ale yeast
couldn't. I'd r...
Posted in thread: Adding yeast at bottling on 10-30-2013 at 12:17 PM
I recently made a Weizenbock that sat in a secondary fermenter for 2 months and decided when
bottling to add a half pack of dry champagne yeast. My process was to first add the corn
Posted in thread: yeast nutrients on 09-19-2013 at 01:09 AM
Wow, I'm glad I found this post as I had the same question, but let me elaborate:Why is it okay
to add un-sanitized yeast nutrient mix to wine or cider, but not beer? And by "un-sanitized" I
Posted in thread: Graff yeast nutrient on 09-14-2013 at 05:08 PM
This is probably a dumb question, but quite simply: What kind of yeast nutrient should I use
when making graff?Do I use beer yeast nutrient because I'm using beer yeast? Or do I use wine
Posted in thread: Use campden on fresh cider for graff? on 08-14-2013 at 01:57 PM
Thanks for the suggestions. I imagine your recommendations are certainly applicable to
winemaking, as well as making cider with wine yeast. But how about cider with beer yeast(or
graff with beer yeast...
Posted in thread: Use campden on fresh cider for graff? on 08-13-2013 at 07:58 PM
Most nutrients will work just fine, no real opinions except I don't like DAP, and personally
finds it can leave a lingering flavor in light ciders.This may be a dumb questions, but would
Posted in thread: Better than Apfelwein... on 08-11-2013 at 11:51 PM
5 more months in the bottle and it should taste alright.Hey Brandon, when you exclude the corn
sugar, how long do you primary and how long do you bottle condition? I've got one batch going
of just app...
Posted in thread: Sulfur smell is normal... right? on 08-08-2013 at 11:22 PM
A teaspoon of yeast nutrient will go a long way to helping this- stressing yeast tends to
stink! You can dissolve a teaspoon of the yeast nutrient in some of the cider and stir it back
in and that wil...
Posted in thread: Faster MoreBeer shipments to Mid and East areas of U.S. on 08-07-2013 at 12:19 PM
I'd also like to chime in on this. I placed an order on Friday morning and received it Tuesday
afternoon WITH FREE SUPERSAVER SHIPPING! I'm sure this is a direct benefit from the new
warehouse in PA a...
Posted in thread: Bulk aged beer -> Bottle condition time on 08-05-2013 at 05:53 PM
I'm a bit interested in what others have to say about this... but if you're really feeling
impatient, you can always put a few of them in the fridge for 2 days and try them out. Wait a
week and repeat...