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Posted in thread: Making vinegar from hard cider? on 08-29-2015 at 04:44 AM
My most successful batches of cider vinegar happened when I just let a wild open fermentation
keep going. I had a failure last winter that I decided to turn into vinegar. It didn't want to
Posted in thread: Will I need my disposal with a new press? on 08-28-2015 at 03:58 AM
That's very nice! The pomace you're getting is a bit finer than I get out of my stainless steel
crusher, though not quite as fine as what I get when I pass that crushed apple through the
Posted in thread: Will I need my disposal with a new press? on 08-27-2015 at 03:39 AM
I hi-jacked a garbage disposal thread a few weeks ago with video of my Jolicoeur inspired
grinder. I don't have his book. I based mine off of what I saw in the pictures and video that
he posted online...
Posted in thread: Help! Seriously fine apples sediment on 08-25-2015 at 04:07 AM
I have only been pressing my own apples for two years now so someone else with more experience
may chime in with better advice. My take is not to worry about the sediment. Let it ferment as
is. For th...
Posted in thread: Bottling sweet apple juice on 08-19-2015 at 12:57 AM
Because foods without alcohol will spoil if not canned properly. It's the same reason you don't
leave OJ or milk out at room temperature but you can buy canned milk.Yoopers, I hold your
opinion and ad...
Posted in thread: Large fermentor for cider? on 08-13-2015 at 02:52 AM
This thread has got my mind running...I searched some of the threads on the main brewing site
and I've come up with some ideas. 1) olive/pickle barrels - Italian delis/restaurants import
olives and pi...
Posted in thread: Large fermentor for cider? on 08-12-2015 at 06:46 PM
few of these would be ideal if it weren't for the $60 price tag.
Posted in thread: Large fermentor for cider? on 08-12-2015 at 05:20 PM
I found those large 275 totes used on Craiglists for $125 (food grade). I was wondering about
those.The ones with the metal cages around them. It's not something you could put in your
basement I don't...
Posted in thread: Large fermentor for cider? on 08-12-2015 at 02:12 PM
I've seen some producers use this...problem is, I don't think they are cheap and they hold
between 250-300 gallons. I've been mulling over my options as well. I have 6 glass carboys that
aren't tied u...
Posted in thread: Food grade bucket v. Glass Carboy on 08-09-2015 at 01:19 AM
I always ferment in buckets as a primary. No more than a week or two. As soon as the
fermentation slows and there isn't a whole lot of CO2 coming up through the cider I rack it
into a glass carboy wit...