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Posted in thread: Hefe-cider on 11-09-2014 at 05:58 AM
Definately boil the wort for 15 minutes or so. Malt...particularly wheat malt can have bugs
like lactobacillus on them.I'm not sure what you are asking about the amounts--you want to brew
5 gallons to...
Posted in thread: Belgian Yeasts at Cold Temperatures on 10-06-2014 at 11:48 AM
Except I haven't actually gotten it before, and I mostly make cider. Including something like
10 batches with the Unibrou yeast.Yeah, it is slower than usual, but still fermenting.
Posted in thread: Belgian Yeasts at Cold Temperatures on 10-06-2014 at 01:49 AM
I have a couple ciders fermenting with Belgian yeasts (just small batches, with yeast harvested
from commercial bottle conditioned beers*). My problem is that it is rather cold in my
house--high 50s a...
Posted in thread: cider flavoring ideas on 09-22-2014 at 06:57 AM
How much rhubarb per gallon are you adding? In the primary or in the secondary?I haven't made a
rhubarb cider yet. However, I would probably go with the standard 3lb per gallon (maybe
Posted in thread: Steeping/mashing grains in juice? on 08-29-2014 at 02:00 AM
Okay--the concern about losing volatiles from the juice is valid, although with just mashing
you shouldn't lose all that much (but may get "cooked apple" flavour). HOWEVER--a short boil is
Posted in thread: "Special" Rhubarb Soda on 06-20-2014 at 05:42 AM
How it is a wine? It isn't fermented enough to be, and wine cannot contain grains (to the best
of my knowledge).Tart rhubarb flavour, with malty chocolate backing it up. You can't really
taste the cin...
Posted in thread: "Special" Rhubarb Soda on 06-20-2014 at 03:20 AM
A yeast fermented rhubarb soda, with oats and chocolate malt.1 pound rhubarb, roughly chopped
(6 large stalks)40 oz water2 tablespoons Quaker Oats, toasted1 tablespoon Chocolate malt
Posted in thread: dry hopped cider preferences? on 06-18-2014 at 01:56 AM
I really enjoyed my dry hopped cider with Saaz. Left 1/2 oz per gallon in secondary for a good
couple months.It was in a dry cider, only lightly jacked (6.5 ABV).
Posted in thread: What is your favorite yeast for soda ? on 05-22-2014 at 04:57 AM
Hi, I'd like to know your results according to the yeast you used. I used liquid yeast
"California WLAB V" and I have no carbonation after 7 days at 70F (21.5 C). Usually, I use the
"Lalvin ec-1118" y...