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Posted in thread: Bottling my Cider on 05-09-2010 at 04:51 AM
I went ahead and bottled it all today. I used a tbs of sugar in each half gallon. Based on
other measurements that seemed like the correct ratio. Sucks about the wine yeast possibly
being stalled out....
Posted in thread: Bottling my Cider on 05-08-2010 at 08:33 PM
I know there is some information on this already out there but i a super nervous about bottling
my cider cuz I DO NOT want to make bottle bombs. I am going to basically give all the info on
Posted in thread: Signs of fermentation on 04-10-2010 at 04:27 AM
Well, I just checked the SG on the mead. Its been about 4 weeks. Forgot to take the initial SG,
but 3 weeks in, it was 1.050. As was pointed out above, given the recipe we used the starting
SG should ...
Posted in thread: Confused by yeast - rehydrate or not? on 04-08-2010 at 08:48 PM
Would it be beneficial to add yeast nutrients? If so when and where should they be added? In
the rehydrating bath before the yeast go in, or after? In the wort before or after the yeast
Posted in thread: Signs of fermentation on 04-01-2010 at 07:16 PM
I will definitely post how it all turns out. This is pretty much my first time doing this so
it's all a learning process. First batches are bound to be a bit low on the quality scale I am
Posted in thread: Signs of fermentation on 04-01-2010 at 03:45 PM
Well I made sure to sanitize everything I would be using so I hope that part worked out. I
added the correct amount of nutrients to the wort, and it bubbled like Jr high volcano science
project. I sti...
Posted in thread: Signs of fermentation on 03-27-2010 at 10:38 PM
We used red star champagne yeast. Do you think we need to add more yeast or just add some
nutrients and stir it up like you mentioned? I have a starter mix with nutrients sugar and some
yeast that has...
Posted in thread: Signs of fermentation on 03-27-2010 at 10:18 PM
My buddy and I recently made a batch of mead (basic honey and water). We let it sit for about 4
weeks and in that time we did not notice any sort of bubbling or frothiness that my buddy says