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  • Posted in thread: Must I kill it? on 03-09-2015 at 11:31 AM
    So, After 2 weeks, my Primary has stopped bubbling and producing CO2 in any manner that I can
    see.Started off with OG1.05 and measured 1.00 yesterday which gives me 6.XX% ABV. Perfect for
    my first bat...

  • Posted in thread: To concentrate or not, that is the question on 02-20-2015 at 11:45 PM
    I recently thawed some sweet cider that I had frozen right after pressing in fall. I noticed
    that a syrup was coming out of the cider and ice was being left behind. I was able to
    concentrate my juice ...

  • Posted in thread: Limited Edition run on 02-03-2015 at 12:39 AM
    So you already found a great cider trees thriving in your zone, get a rootstock hardy for your
    area and some scions from your favorite apple tree and graft it, you can keep the tree smaller,
    it doesnt...

  • Posted in thread: Limited Edition run on 02-02-2015 at 03:15 AM
    Do you have a yard where you can plant an apple tree? WVMJIt would be dicey. I could make it
    work but then we wouldn't have much of a yard for the kids to play in. I live in a town with
    apple trees gr...

  • Posted in thread: Limited Edition run on 02-01-2015 at 03:34 AM
    Why is it that my small experimental batch of cider turned out to be my best ever?! I had 20
    gallons of fresh pressed cider fermenting when I decided to try a small batch from a tree I've
    never harves...

  • Posted in thread: Oxidised cider! on 02-01-2015 at 02:21 AM
    My cider has oxidised, as it has a slight vinegary smell.It is still in it's demijohn, hoping
    to bottle mid next-week.Is there any way I can reverse the oxidation process?I don't think so.
    Maybe some ...

  • Posted in thread: Should I Bottle Now? on 01-22-2015 at 03:49 PM
    I would never bottle a cider until it was clear, and no longer dropping any sediment after at
    least 60 days in a new vessel. I hate sludge and crud in my bottles, and I don't like to drink
    murky wine ...

  • Posted in thread: Odd looking sediment on 01-22-2015 at 03:46 PM
    If its oxidized which won't happen sitting in a sealed carboy. Not that I think it matters but
    he said it was ale yeast, the wine yeast was sprinkled in later. The yeast was also not active.
    He didn't...

  • Posted in thread: Odd looking sediment on 01-22-2015 at 03:38 PM
    Thank you Yoopers for coming to my defence! I added mention of sulphites to give people
    information to aid in discussing the odd sediment in my bottles. If I must say, the two batches
    that got the hea...

  • Posted in thread: Odd looking sediment on 01-15-2015 at 02:15 PM
    You said you bottled with ec1118, does that mean you used a different yeast for fermentation?In
    some of the batches, yes. I just gave them all a sprinkle of EC1118 at bottling to ensure there
    was yeas...

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