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Posted in thread: Ok to cork screw type wine bottles? on 04-29-2010 at 01:57 AM
I wasn't on planning on carbing the cider but, you're right Wade, not worth the risk. I wonder
if there is less chance of broken glass injuring someone if they use something like this (
remove the co...
Posted in thread: Ok to cork screw type wine bottles? on 04-28-2010 at 01:23 AM
Hi group,I thought I would try using wine instead of beer bottles for my cider this year. I
picked up a good number of bottles from a local restaurant but about two-dozen or so are twist
off type bott...
Posted in thread: Backsweetening with Pressed Apple Cider (Juice) on 07-24-2009 at 12:38 PM
The main body is 100% pressed. I tasted it before moving to secondary and it seemed to not have
much "apple flavor". I have two batches, so I'll probably backsweeten one and carb the second.
Posted in thread: Backsweetening with Pressed Apple Cider (Juice) on 07-23-2009 at 01:16 PM
Hey Group,I'd like to backsweeten my cider with some apple cider. It looks like a lot of folks
us apple concentrate. I have some left over cider from the pressing that I've had in the
freezer. Would t...
Posted in thread: bottling time. on 07-20-2009 at 01:22 AM
Snuffalupagus- Do you backsweeten with the apple juice concentrate or use it to carb?I have 5
gallons of cider I'd like to backsweeten with some apple juice from the pressing. Should this
be ok if I a...
Posted in thread: do you have to do a secondary? on 07-19-2009 at 07:50 PM
Fratermus,Where can I find the podcasts?Thanks
Posted in thread: Backsweetening cider with frozen sweet cider on 01-08-2009 at 01:34 AM
Good point. I'll add 1 or 2 cans of concentrate.
Posted in thread: Backsweetening cider with frozen sweet cider on 01-04-2009 at 06:50 AM
Right. I will add Potassium Sorbate in order to halt fermentation. My question is whether 1 gal
of sweet cider is enough to impart the appley taste.
Posted in thread: My first cider on 01-04-2009 at 06:32 AM
I had a similar experience. Initial SG was 1.065. About a month in SG was at 1.034. It took
another month to drop to 1.005 at which point I racked to secondary. I was a little worried of
off tastes bu...
Posted in thread: Backsweetening cider with frozen sweet cider on 01-04-2009 at 06:12 AM
I'm going to go for still. Would 1 gallon added to 6 gallons be enough to impart apple flavor?
I guess I could also add some concentrate but I wanted to stick with as much natural flavors as