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Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 08-11-2016 at 02:42 AM
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Posted in thread: Best Yeast for my Cider? on 08-09-2016 at 03:50 AM
Red Star Côte des Blancs. It will ferment apple juice totally dry, but it doesn't strip out the
apple flavor and aroma. I like it either dry, or dissolve 1 sugar cube or a packet of Splenda
in a littl...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 08-09-2016 at 03:19 AM
As long as you're carbonating in the bottle you'll get sediment. That's the yeast dying off
after converting the remaining sugar to alcohol/co2.The only way to get a sediment free bottle
is to either ...
Posted in thread: Homebrew Supply Keg System Giveaway on 03-04-2016 at 04:04 AM
Posted in thread: Cider too dry on 01-05-2016 at 02:55 AM
The smart alec in me wants to say that no, your cider has not gone too dry...that's impossible.
Then I realize that each of us has our own personal taste and preference and for some that is
Posted in thread: Apple / Grape Cider on 01-05-2016 at 02:50 AM
My opinion is to wait. A few weeks isn't enough time. None of my ciders have tasted anything
like the finished product when they were that young. All of my ciders that I started in
mid-September are s...
Posted in thread: Gushers! on 10-11-2015 at 12:14 AM
What yeast were you using? I had some bottles of ginger ale blow in my fridge. I used EC1118.
Posted in thread: Ornamental Crabapples on 10-10-2015 at 05:40 PM
How do they taste? I've never found an ornamental crabapple that was even close to edible, and
haven't even tried to press them. But 1.070 means quite a lot of sugar!I'd say they taste
awful. I haven'...
Posted in thread: Ornamental Crabapples on 10-10-2015 at 12:59 AM
I found 50 ornamental crabapple trees. They are the size of a wild cheery (pea). Bright red.
Bitter. Really sweet. Crazy towel mouth. Are these any good in a blend for cider?Just picked
about 14 gallo...
Posted in thread: Crabapples on 10-08-2015 at 02:43 AM
I make a fantastic 100% crabapple wine. The mix is about 50% rescue (like dolgos) and 50%
centennial crabs. I tend to use 6 pounds per gallon, crushed and then pressed (or squeezed) and
dilute with a ...