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Posted in thread: Bragging...feel free to skip on 09-30-2013 at 06:54 PM
Hey Brian, check out a book called "extreme gardening" by David Owens. Lots of good info in
there in referencing to growing fruit trees here in the desert. Good Luck!:mug:Thanks, Jake.
I'll check it o...
Posted in thread: First Cider from Scratch. on 09-24-2013 at 06:52 PM
It could also be Camden tabs still letting off, if he used them. I've found that using them
adds a few weeks to my secondary to finish out before bottling.
Posted in thread: Residual Sugar on 09-21-2013 at 01:02 AM
I suggest pasteurizing in the bottle like you will find in the sticky thread. It will still be
sweet at this point. If you want carbonation, add sugar as you would to beer and wait to
pasteurize by te...
Posted in thread: Fermentation question. on 09-18-2013 at 11:29 PM
I can get antsy when I have low activity for a few days too. I say, if you are still stuck at
1.030 when you get back, then you can start looking at options.
Posted in thread: bucket vs. carboy on 09-18-2013 at 11:14 PM
I've always felt it had more effect on secondary by giving less head room in a carboy for
nasties to fall out of the air before the slow release CO2 fills it. But really, that is about
managing your v...
Posted in thread: Apple Jack on 09-18-2013 at 11:10 PM
If you have a juicer than can handle it, just use that. Building/buying a scratter/crusher and
a press are definitely expensive/time-consuming options for your first time.
Posted in thread: Fermentation question. on 09-18-2013 at 11:03 PM
Am I reading correctly that it has only been 3-4 days in the primary at this point?
Posted in thread: First Cider from Scratch. on 09-18-2013 at 10:54 PM
yep, you just won't have a guage to know your final ABV. You really want an ABV of 5% or higher
to keep from spoilage as it ages. I've found that most of my ciders from pressed dessert and
Posted in thread: Bragging...feel free to skip on 09-16-2013 at 05:26 PM
Hey thirsty, I checked out the sundowner and I think I'll try to add one or two as well. I
didn't know that it was a cripps that grows out here. That's awesome. I've only been in AZ a
few years and I'...
Posted in thread: Bragging...feel free to skip on 09-15-2013 at 07:34 PM
I've never seen a sundowner. I'll have to look into them. Thank you again!