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  • Posted in thread: Bottles? Stand up or lie down on 02-19-2014 at 04:04 PM
    no matter how clear your cider is, it always seems to settle some thing on the bottom so i
    always recommend and tell people and friends i givwe bottles to, to let them settle a bit, and
    then pour off ...

  • Posted in thread: 'sea sponge' in secondary on 02-28-2013 at 02:31 PM
    Kashue, thanks for the advice. I will try the flavors after fermentation on next batches. I did
    4 different batches; Cinnamon/BS/honey and got the keeve but no radical Cinnamon flavor just as

  • Posted in thread: 'sea sponge' in secondary on 02-27-2013 at 05:34 PM
    Folks, my son and I bottled the Keeve last night. It finally settled down and stopped
    fermenting last week and I couldn’t take the anticipation any longer, so we bottled. The sponge
    stayed whole and w...

  • Posted in thread: jackin' it with dry ice on 02-13-2013 at 03:49 PM
    Mine was in the secondary since nov. jacked it two weeks ago and plan on letting it age in the
    bottle for months.seems to me I would sneak a taste of that Jack and I think you might find it
    ready soon...

  • Posted in thread: jackin' it with dry ice on 02-10-2013 at 08:36 PM
    no expert here but i would think that the taste of your jack would improve if you let your
    cider age a tad. maybe a few weeks would be suffcient. ?? others here might know better. my
    jack was aged abo...

  • Posted in thread: jackin' it with dry ice on 02-09-2013 at 02:55 PM
    i had some good results with taking the cider, bottling in an empty booze handle size bottle-my
    preference is jim beam. seems to be alot of those around the house for some reason. clean and
    sanitize a...

  • Posted in thread: 'sea sponge' in secondary on 02-01-2013 at 02:19 PM
    LeBreton, i didn't notice anything in the honey, at least on the label. as i get further into
    this i am paying much closer attention to the labeling of ingredients. bought 5 gallons of
    cider in Maine ...

  • Posted in thread: How did you find us? on 01-31-2013 at 08:40 PM
    i was sneaking a look in the window when i figured it was time to fess up and identify myself

  • Posted in thread: 'sea sponge' in secondary on 01-31-2013 at 02:47 PM
    folks, thanks for your input and feedback. keeving is a new term for me. a little more history
    on the sponge. this was a pretty fresh cider from local orchard that was 'cold pasteurized'
    using uv ligh...

  • Posted in thread: 'sea sponge' in secondary on 01-29-2013 at 03:04 PM
    folks-thanks for your relies to the post. here is an image of the 'sponge'. anybody know whats
    the root cause of this? cider looks great and i suspect the top sponge will drop when done
    bubbling but s...