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  • Cape Coral
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  • Posted in thread: Ace Hard Apple Cider on 10-21-2012 at 01:28 AM
    Ace Pear cider is the best one I've ever had. Made me try to find pear juice so I could try and
    clone it. Couldnt find pear juice locally though. I have found Pear juice at Publics before

  • Posted in thread: What type of sugar should I use? on 10-18-2012 at 12:32 AM
    I started using 1lb of cane sugar per gallon but now use 1/4lb of sugar per gallon of juice or
    sometimes none at all. I found i liked the finished product better with the lower sugar which
    is the reas...

  • Posted in thread: Killing yeast before back sweetening on 10-16-2012 at 01:53 AM
    I might have just gotten lucky but a couple months ago i had a batch that sat in secondary for
    about 5 months and i was able to add some new juice without having any issues. I bottled it
    after adding ...

  • Posted in thread: anyone in the Ft. Myers/Naples area? on 10-16-2012 at 01:45 AM
    I'm in Cape Coral,i have been doing different ciders for a year now and am about to start some
    beers,i don't drink much beer but love Lambic.

  • Posted in thread: Slimy ring around top of cider? on 10-16-2012 at 01:14 AM
    Nothing to worry about,i have a 3 gallon batch going right now that has the same thing. I just
    leave it there and then wash it after i put the cider into secondary.

  • Posted in thread: Hola from beautiful Key Largo. on 10-16-2012 at 01:07 AM
    Welcome from SW Florida

  • Posted in thread: Bellingham WA on 10-16-2012 at 01:06 AM
    Welcome,i live in FL now but used to live in Sequim and Bremerton and someday will be going
    back. FL is nice but i'll take NW Washington anyday.

  • Posted in thread: My cider is slow, please help on 10-15-2012 at 01:48 AM
    Its fine,let it sit and ferment out,i have had many batches that were running at the pace yours
    is. Checking with a hydrometer is a good idea though,i didn't at first but always do now.

  • Posted in thread: back sweetening on 10-15-2012 at 01:44 AM
    I personally backsweeten mine just before i'm going to bottle and pasteurize,i let it ferment
    dry first. I have found a container of frozen apple juice concentrate works good.

  • Posted in thread: First Time Cider- Too Dry??? on 10-15-2012 at 01:40 AM
    I just bottled a cider that i had sitting in secondary for the last 7 months,i added some fresh
    juice to it just before i pasteurized it and all is good. It had been horribly strong after a
    month whic...