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Posted in thread: reusing screw top bottles on 10-24-2012 at 05:24 AM
Guess maybe I'm just a bit out of the loop here but what exactly is the problem with using an
actual screw top? Why not just screw the lid back on and call it a day?
Posted in thread: Cider tastes like olives on 10-23-2012 at 10:53 PM
Heh I'll just mix it in with a martini. Extra virgin olive alcohol. I have no idea what my temp
was, it was room temp so close to 70 I presume? Only fermented for 5 days then cold crash for
2-3 days, ...
Posted in thread: Cider tastes like olives on 10-23-2012 at 06:01 PM
So I made some cider about a week ago or perhaps it is an apple wine now? Regardless it tastes
faintly of olives no apple taste whatsoever. Should this taste mellow in time? I hear this is
due to alde...
Posted in thread: Ace Hard Apple Cider on 10-21-2012 at 02:07 AM
I agree that ace's pumpkin is amazing. Been drinking woodchuck recently and that doesn't even
compare to ace.
Posted in thread: Headaches on 10-20-2012 at 01:58 AM
I'm assuming its the tannins or something else because the alcohol content on my first wine was
only a 6% more like a grape beer haha and I only consumed a pint glass or less. Maybe I'll
Posted in thread: Headaches on 10-19-2012 at 09:54 PM
Anyone know what gives you headaches from homemade wine. I only used commercial juice and yeast
nothing else, no Campden or anything like that. Everytime I drink it, the next morning my head
Posted in thread: First Batch Question(s)? on 10-18-2012 at 03:19 PM
Are you pleased with the taste overall? I know you can back sweeten the entire batch but this
can complicate bottling. Did your batch clear up thoroughly?I only tasted it while it was warm
and its a b...
Posted in thread: First Batch Question(s)? on 10-17-2012 at 10:27 PM
Looks like me and you are both newbies to this, I just started my first batch about a week ago
used wegmans 100% apple juice. I used no Campden tabs and used champagne yeast. Mine was done
in about 5 ...
Posted in thread: Cider done fermenting in 5 days. on 10-16-2012 at 08:50 PM
I think it was a FG of 10. I have a triple scale and I pretty much only look at the abv part.
Started at 8.5 PABV now down to 1. So it should be 7.5 abv right? Some were a bit higher some a
bit lower ...
Posted in thread: Cider done fermenting in 5 days. on 10-16-2012 at 05:58 PM
I started 4 batches 5 days ago, took readings before and after and now they're all at about
6-7% abv so I guess they're done. Threw them all in the fridge to cold crash (3 qt containers).
Is this a no...