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  • Posted in thread: Ginger Citrus Cider BJCP cat? on 09-30-2016 at 02:05 AM
    I bought some citrus cider from Seattle Cider the last time I was in the US of A and I enjoyed

  • Posted in thread: Tshirt press bag? on 09-30-2016 at 02:02 AM
    Just picked up a cider press for this weekend. We don't have a ton of apples to do - I
    anticipate five gallons of juice, but that's just a guess. The owner of the press could not
    find the nylon mesh b...

  • Posted in thread: Unintional apple cider vinegar? on 09-19-2016 at 10:52 PM
    I've tried wild ferments in the past with wonderful results...if the intended product was
    vinegar. To be honest, some of my unintentional vinegar has been very good as vinegar. I've yet
    to try the vin...

  • Posted in thread: Mould in fermenter? on 09-17-2016 at 12:37 AM
    Campden tabs would be a good idea. I've had what looked like various infections in cider and
    treated with campden tabs and was able to salvage. I carbonated as well. Sulphites don't kill
    all the yeast...

  • Posted in thread: Liquid yeast lifespan. on 09-15-2016 at 03:19 AM
    Not that I am trying to bump my own thread but....the badly expired yeast woke up in a starter
    and I pitched that yesterday. I also pitched a pack of S04 sprinkled onto the must dry. All
    three of the ...

  • Posted in thread: Liquid yeast lifespan. on 09-14-2016 at 02:02 AM
    A bit of an update... I pulled WLP775 and Wyeast Bavarian Wheat Ale yeast out of the fridge
    after being in there for a year. The manufacture date was nearly 15 months ago. I boiled 1/3
    gallon juice wi...

  • Posted in thread: Liquid yeast lifespan. on 09-12-2016 at 02:37 AM
    Not that the wine yeasts are entirely bad. Just had a 1118 and a 1116 cider yesterday and
    enjoyed them both. Can anyone tell me what they think of S04 and Cider House Select yeast?

  • Posted in thread: Liquid yeast lifespan. on 09-12-2016 at 02:35 AM
    I believe I will try to activate it. Just "smacked" the Wyeast pack and will see if it is
    swollen by morning. Think I'll ramp it up if I see any sign of life. I'm gonna boil some juice
    and see if I ca...

  • Posted in thread: Liquid yeast lifespan. on 09-12-2016 at 01:36 AM
    I purchased some liquid yeast online last year and happened to use half of it. I just saw it
    sitting in the fridge and wondered if I should hold off on going to the home brew store
    tomorrow to buy win...

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 08-11-2016 at 02:42 AM
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