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Posted in thread: Wine Tannin? on 09-01-2012 at 01:30 PM
Should tannin be added before or after fermentation?
Posted in thread: Yeasty taste? on 12-15-2011 at 03:22 PM
I have found with S -04 that if you stop fermentation before the hydrometer reads 1.010 it
tastes good. Below 1.010 it has a strange butterscotch taste. Even after a good bit of aging it
still has tha...
Posted in thread: Quick and easy hard cider. on 11-28-2011 at 10:11 PM
Well, cyser actually. 1 Gallon apple juice, 3/4 cup honey, 1/4 teaspoon champagne yeast ( or
whatever you have on hand ) Ferment till the hydrometer reads 1.015- 1.010, depending on the
sweetness you ...
Posted in thread: Black Strap Cider on 04-05-2011 at 10:05 PM
What is the ABV for this recipe? And how long from start to finish does this recipe take to
Posted in thread: Aged Cider in Bourbon barrel on 04-05-2011 at 02:23 PM
Jack Daniels sells wood chips, for smoking food, that are made from the old oak whiskey
barrels. I wonder if you could get the same effect by adding some to each bottle .
Posted in thread: Black Strap Cider on 03-18-2011 at 10:33 PM
Any pics of a glass of this? What is the ABV? Sounds like a good recipe. Can you try to explain
the overall taste.
Posted in thread: Priming question on 12-21-2010 at 06:21 PM
Is 1.010 to high to bottle at? 1/2 gallon test batch of cider that stopped at 1.000 i then
added 1.5 Tablespoons honey for priming that brought it to 1.010
Posted in thread: Organic apple peel yeast? on 10-10-2010 at 12:44 AM
Edcculus is wrong.
Posted in thread: S-04 yeast question on 09-20-2010 at 04:56 PM
Walmart brand juice, not fresh pressed. I've used this juice in the past with L-1118, and with
cote de blanc, with much better success. I guess that particular juice and yeast combo don't
mesh very go...
Posted in thread: S-04 yeast question on 09-20-2010 at 03:32 PM
OG 1.050. Never took a FG reading on the stuff i have aging, i just let it go till dry then
bottled. the stuff i cold crashed had a FG of 1.010, and has the same butterscotch after taste.
also these b...