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Posted in thread: 1st time cider brewing help please. on 10-14-2013 at 06:29 AM
Thanks for the help. I an usibg youngs super wi e yeast compound. It has done well in the
past.How much sugar do you think? One pound? Or should I just see where the sg goes after a
week then add it i...
Posted in thread: SG allowance for pulp? on 10-13-2013 at 01:55 PM
Hi everyone,I am making strong cider using cloudy, pressed apple juice.I have 5 gallons poured
into my barrel, the SG is coming out at 1.050 ish.My hydrometer is estimating that this will
Posted in thread: will a slight variation matter? help on 01-31-2013 at 05:49 PM
I am using youngs super wine yeast compound. I actually have 1lb 5oz of fresh elderberrys and
just over 2lb of frozen blackberrys. Its difficult to get grape concentrate here as I am in
Posted in thread: will a slight variation matter? help on 01-31-2013 at 01:00 AM
So I have been looking to make 1 gallon of eldrberry and blackberry wine. Some recipes say to
use 2lb of each berry. Some say 2lb of one sort 1lb of another.I have 2lb blackberrys1lb of
Posted in thread: how much sugar to backsweeten? on 10-22-2012 at 05:30 PM
I just made some cider from apple juice and its around 8%. I tasted it after a month and it
tasted like dirty pants, i added a random ammount of sugar and the taste was fantastic!I need
to sweeten the...
Posted in thread: what is the next stage!? on 10-14-2012 at 10:31 PM
Hi my juice has fermented dry over a couple of weeks, I moved it to a cooler place. I am not
sure what to do next. It has an eggy smell that is less intense now and I read somehwere that
you just leav...
Posted in thread: will this recipe be ok? apple cinnamon. on 10-07-2012 at 08:50 PM
Hi guys I'm new to cider, have a few questions for recipe and bottling etc.First the recipe I
started is,4 litres of cloudy apple juice (contains apple juice, asorbic acid and vit c)A third
of a pack ...
Posted in thread: how much yeast for 1 gallon of cider? on 10-05-2012 at 02:44 PM
Thanks:), is there anyway to get good results with apple juice from a carton?
Posted in thread: how much yeast for 1 gallon of cider? on 09-22-2012 at 06:55 AM
Hi everyone I'm going to make 1 gallon of cider to about 6 percent,Going to use 4.5 litres of
apple juiceSugar (not sure how much yet)Youngs cider yeast (how much)Any tips so this doesn't
taste like a...
Posted in thread: How strong is htis stuff, 1.2kg sugar? on 09-15-2012 at 06:27 AM
Thanks, I thought it shoulb be around that, I used youngs super wine yeast! Hopefully when it
degasses it'll drop a few notches. Thanks