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Posted in thread: Reaction from Addition of Pectic Enzyme on 01-07-2009 at 12:33 AM
It's possible that it restarted fermentation (whats the OG and FG?) but most likely it's just
CO2 escaping. This has been reported to have happened after adding more dextrose to fermenting
Posted in thread: $6 organic cider, already in carboy, whole foods on 01-01-2009 at 10:08 PM
I just used this in a cyser recipe. I actually wasn't very impressed with the un-fermented
apple juice, but hopefully it'll taste a lot better after the yeast does its work. Also, what
size stoppers d...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 12-31-2008 at 11:25 PM
So, turns out my scale is broken. It said a 5lbs jar of honey was only 3lbs. It's the same
scale I used to weigh the dextrose in my most recent batch of apfelwein... I have a feeling
this batch is goi...
Posted in thread: Blueberry Cyser on 12-31-2008 at 11:14 PM
I just mixed up a Blueberry Cyser, and thought I'd make a thread in case you guys wanted to
follow along and/or give me some tips.Day 1:Ingredients:3 gal unfiltered raw apple juice~3 lbs
Posted in thread: 50 gallons of Hard Cider in a barrel on 12-30-2008 at 11:22 PM
4 pages in and still no pictures?! Seriously, we need pics of this monster!EDIT: 5 pages in ;)
Posted in thread: Which corks should I go with on 12-24-2008 at 06:10 PM
Not to derail the topic, but can you use a hand corker on synthetic corks?Also, I've heard that
normal corks allow water to pass through very slowly resulting in a higher ABV over time. I'm
Posted in thread: Grain Bag for Wines on 12-08-2008 at 05:13 PM
Hmm ok so a nylon bag with a fine mesh? About what size do you recommend? I'll probably be
doing 1-3 gal batches. Does a 10" x 23" bag sound big enough? Thanks!EDIT: Wait is a "Better
Mesh Bag" a spec...
Posted in thread: Apfelwein takes a bronze. on 12-08-2008 at 05:11 PM
Congratulation! Now I wonder what bottle conditioned for a year could get you!
Posted in thread: Grain Bag for Wines on 12-08-2008 at 08:01 AM
Hi guys, I have a quick question. I was wondering what kind of grain bag I should order if I
want to start making country wines a la Jack Keller. From his website, he only specifies that I
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 12-07-2008 at 06:33 PM
Started a batch about 2-3 weeks ago and it's still bubbling about once every 3 seconds. Not
sure how batch size effects it, but if you have a 5 gal batch and it stops after a week you
might wanna brea...
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