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Posted in thread: Champagne/ brett b on 03-16-2013 at 08:30 AM
Started to smell and taste like paint. Duped it. Booooooooo! Live and learn. Next batch...
Posted in thread: Champagne/ brett b on 03-15-2013 at 04:10 AM
So now a little better than a week into primary and this is settling down nicely. I'm guessing
the primary is very close to finished. Does anyone have any experience with open fermentation
in ciders? ...
Posted in thread: Champagne/ brett b on 03-08-2013 at 02:08 AM
106050I used the dregs from my last batch of champagne cider and some of my Brett b cider to
start three gallons of un pasteurized Michigan apple juice. Was crazy bubbling after 8 hours
and has calmed...
Posted in thread: A Russian Cider Maker looks for advice on 03-07-2013 at 06:17 AM
Hey mike you still dealing with your sour cider?
Posted in thread: 100% brett cider on 03-06-2013 at 04:48 AM
Ok. I checked the sg today and its at 1.050. It tastes rad for being so young. All of the apple
is there, and it has this super nice tart acidity. It's by no means funky. I am going to let it
sit for ...
Posted in thread: 100% brett cider on 03-06-2013 at 04:46 AM
From something like Brett, you will get more complexity fermenting it warm. I doubt you will
get a clean ferment with Brett, but generally the lower the temp, the cleaner (less yeast
Posted in thread: 100% brett cider on 03-03-2013 at 10:16 PM
Good luck. Be sure to post you results comparing the flavors produced by the different yeasts.
Not sure you really need to do the Lactic Acid Bacteria. The Brett will have used up all the
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 03-02-2013 at 07:59 AM
Cool. Thanks for the chime ins. Pretty much confirmed what I thought, but I like confirmation
from those with experience. Now back to the sweet pellicle pics!
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 03-01-2013 at 04:32 PM
I am about to start a Brett cider in a three gallon earthen crock. It's glazed ( non lead) and
has a lid. My question is, will this be a viable option for primary with such a wide mouth?
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 02-28-2013 at 12:58 AM
How long has it been going nowhere? And by going nowhere you mean....I just mean the goop has
been there a week. It's definitely very active. Only my third batch of cider and first Brett
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