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Posted in thread: Selling... on 01-05-2013 at 05:41 AM
BadgerBrigade I live in Santa Cruz. I can see you across the bay on a clear day. Lets start a
Posted in thread: Angry Orchard on 01-03-2013 at 01:20 AM
If the finished product is too tart and lacks in sweetness perhaps try adding a MLF culture and
let it do its work for a month or so. Then give it try. The MLF will sweeten it but also makes
a more ro...
Posted in thread: Ice Cider on 01-03-2013 at 01:00 AM
I made some inadvertently over the Christmas vacation. I left 2 growlers of some home made
cider in the snow to chill at the in-laws house and it snowed like crazy over night. The roof
shed a bunch of...
Posted in thread: Historical cider factoids. on 01-02-2013 at 03:52 AM
I'll take more. i love cider history.
Posted in thread: Selling... on 01-02-2013 at 03:43 AM
I've looked into it here and it is very cost prohibitive to get going. That being said go for
it and check out your local laws. Try to get a job at a winery where you may be able use their
space for y...
Posted in thread: Trying to ferment a juice high in potassium on 01-02-2013 at 03:30 AM
Patience. I've had some fermentations take several days to start.
Posted in thread: Organic? on 12-29-2012 at 09:22 AM
Potassium metabisulfite and campden tablets are both products which can be obtained in organic
form. Check out 7 Bridges Brewing co-op in Santa Cruz. They are an all organic home brew
Posted in thread: Persimmon wine on 12-29-2012 at 03:40 AM
Last year I mad a back of the cabinet cyser on a rainy night. It was made of about 7 lbs of
dried persimmons and the water required to steep them, 8 oz of honey and a quarter gallon of
honey crisp app...
Posted in thread: Oak my cider: two options on 12-23-2012 at 11:24 PM
I scored a 2.5 gallon oak barrel and oaked a cider that I pressed last fall. I oaked it for
about 2-3weeks and then put 2 gallons into glass bottles to mellow. The other half gallon I
Posted in thread: Would you use it on 12-10-2012 at 06:41 AM
Just dropped airlocks onto 2, 1 gallon jugs this evening that had tang to them. Even in the