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Posted in thread: Carbing cider? on 10-13-2008 at 06:07 PM
If you are carbing the whole batch it is easy, just make sure everything is sanitary.1. Boil
5oz of corn sugar with a cup or so of water and pour that into you bottling bucket and rack the
cider on to...
Posted in thread: Flat! on 09-29-2008 at 04:59 PM
Either you forgot the sugar, or your yeasties are asleep. I've saved a few uncarbed batches by
putting the bottles in a warm room (75f) and shaking all the bottles up once or twice a day for
a week. T...
Posted in thread: Flat! on 09-29-2008 at 03:21 PM
Made two pale ale's in August, had good primary fermentation on both, started on July 20
bottled on Aug 8, used the same amount of priming sugar, one is dead flat, the other
perfection, i'm guessing t...
Posted in thread: bottles for carbonated cider on 11-08-2007 at 07:10 PM
Quality beer bottles, I prefer Sam Adams, Long Trail, and Magic Hat, as long as they're not
Posted in thread: HELP First Cider batch down the drain on 11-08-2007 at 07:05 PM
Cider stinks for about 2 months. And finally starts to get clear after 3 months. I bought 12
gallons of cider in October and will bottle the first carboy in April or may. The other one
will hit a year...
Posted in thread: Emergency stopped fermentation on 11-06-2007 at 01:51 AM
yeah, thats what i figured, i'll see what happens in a few days. it did clarify quite a bit as
it sat in the primary,thanks for all the advice, everybody!
Posted in thread: Emergency stopped fermentation on 11-05-2007 at 10:00 PM
it's 5 gallons, and the whole thing is very still zero pressure in the airlock . i used the
wyeast cider yeast 4766. initial gravity was 1.049, before i added the sugar it was 1.000.
Posted in thread: Emergency stopped fermentation on 11-05-2007 at 09:09 PM
I racked my cider from the primary yesterday (after 3 weeks) and for some reason decided to
feed it a bit, and added about 2 cups of corn sugar, unfortunately, the fermentation has not
continued, can ...
Posted in thread: How long to let ferment???? on 10-31-2007 at 04:28 PM
let them sit for 2-4 weeks, then rack and let sit for another month or so, then either bottle,
or rack again into bulk aging for 3-6 months...without using any extra sugar, you'll hit about
5 or 6% wh...
Posted in thread: preserving my yeast on 10-31-2007 at 04:25 PM
Probably racking off my cider this weekend, fermented for about 2 weeks by saturday, slowed
down to almost nothing by now, starting to clarify. I'd like to make a store of yeast for the
future. I inte...