Last Activity:08-23-2012 3:10 PM
Posted in thread: No Carbonation on 04-13-2012 at 06:43 PM
Thanks for all the replies. I was hoping someone would spot the reason why I don't have
carbonation, but it really is a freak thing... :mug:
Posted in thread: No Carbonation on 04-13-2012 at 03:43 AM
It is definitely odd that you got it down to 1.000 and it didn't carbonate in the bottle. What
temperature are the bottles conditioning at? Is it possible they are in a cool location and
they are just...
Posted in thread: No Carbonation on 04-11-2012 at 10:56 PM
I would also guess that the Notty may be at it's limit. You might be lucky that it didn't
carbonate. There is enough sugar in two cans of concentrate to cause bottle bombs. Probably 3-4
times more tha...
Posted in thread: Help estimate OG (PPG) on 04-11-2012 at 10:51 PM
Ok,I am a noob when it comes to this stuff, but stupid me forgot to measure the OG of my cider.
It is a very basic cider (I fermented 3 gallons of it):Musselman's Cider from Walmart (416
grams of suga...
Posted in thread: No Carbonation on 04-11-2012 at 10:37 PM
Without knowing the original gravity, it's possible you drowned the little yeasties in a toxic
alcohol bath. 2 lbs of sugar in 3 gallons of juice might have pushed them to their limits. Of
course I'm ...
Posted in thread: No Carbonation on 04-11-2012 at 09:51 PM
I fermented a 3 gallon batch of cider (3 gallons Musselmans cider from walmart with 2lbs of
brown sugar and pitched Nottingham yeast) to an FG of 1.000 (sat in carboy for 5 weeks). I
didn't measure th...
Posted in thread: Should I Add Water? on 03-05-2012 at 02:58 AM
If you bottle couldn't you just use a half gallon worth of water with your priming sugar when
it was time? I'm no pro, so that question mark is more of a question than statement.