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Posted in thread: Cider smells... on 11-25-2014 at 12:51 AM
Visit some recycling centers. You'll find plenty of free 1 gallon or 4 liter glass jugs. That's
how I started compiling my cache of tester jugs for cider and wine experiments.
Posted in thread: Welch's Concord Grape Juice Wine on 11-24-2014 at 02:09 PM
Well my impatience got the best of me on this one. Fermentation restarted, but fortunately this
isn't one I planned on aging or bottling anyway. I don't want to add anymore metabisulfite or
Posted in thread: How much Red Star? on 11-21-2014 at 12:17 PM
I've actually had an open package of yeast last over a year and they were still alive. Maybe
they were just some strong SOB's? But yeah I try to use those up first anyway so I get my $0.50
Posted in thread: Welch's Concord Grape Juice Wine on 11-21-2014 at 12:14 PM
I poured it off the lees (although it was still cloudy so I'm sure there will be more) and I
shook it to mix in the sorbate and metabisulfite. I actually had no idea campden and
metabisulfite are the ...
Posted in thread: Welch's Concord Grape Juice Wine on 11-20-2014 at 11:59 PM
Edit: I wrote out a long update just to be told "you do not have permissions to access this
page." Now I have to type it all over again (on a phone, not on a PC). Anyway, here
goes:Gravity: .992Temp: ...
Posted in thread: How much Red Star? on 11-20-2014 at 09:39 PM
Is the 11g pack meant for 5 gallons? Then estimate 1/5 of the pack. That's not very scientific
but that's what I do for one gallon testers.
Posted in thread: Potassium Sorbate & Fermentation on 11-18-2014 at 01:49 AM
Is there no other cider available in your area or something?I've noticed at the grocery stores
in my area (Chattanooga, TN), most if not all of the cheap ciders have potassium sorbate in
them. So I'm ...
Posted in thread: aging bottled cider? on 11-13-2014 at 05:59 PM
Just take a swig from the bottle, add a shot of Jameson, and enjoy!
Posted in thread: White Trash Worries on 11-02-2014 at 05:37 PM
Yikes. Post the results when it's finished.
Posted in thread: Limeade (margarita wine) on 10-31-2014 at 12:33 AM
Looks good! Yeah lime juice is definitely more tart than the lemon juice.