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Posted in thread: Adding fruit to cider on 09-24-2014 at 01:46 AM
I've used raisins, cranberries, and oranges in the secondary all with good results!
Posted in thread: Home Scratter on 12-06-2013 at 12:36 AM
unless you want something "authentic", i think my garbage disposal grinder works great. it has
a 1HP Waste King 8000 grinder, and custom made stand, bowl, switch, and outlet
Posted in thread: Alcohol content on 12-06-2013 at 12:25 AM
are you misreading the hydrometer? after the sugar ferments out SG should be near
Posted in thread: Cider Yeast Comparison Article on 11-24-2013 at 12:12 AM
interesting read, but considering how scientific and controlled it is, i'm surprised they
missed one thing - having 10 cider makers make cider with 10 different yeasts. i would bet that
10 cider maker...
Posted in thread: Fresh Juiced Cider and Wild Yeast? on 11-07-2013 at 11:52 PM
seems strange that the natural yeast took off so quick, my naturally fermented cider took about
two weeks to make a bubble or two. i guess i'd just let it keep going and see what
Posted in thread: help with out yeast old fashioned natural brew on 11-07-2013 at 11:49 PM
i would imagine that grampa just let it ferment until the yeast fermented all the sugar out,
and then died or went dormant and dropped to the bottom of the carboy. no need to stop the
yeast if all of ...
Posted in thread: Cider slowww ferment on 11-02-2013 at 01:18 AM
i skipped the pectic enzyme in my home-pressed cider because i felt that wouldnt be
"natural"... fermented just fine with wine yeast, but the natural yeast fermented the juice
Posted in thread: Kind of bland cider - advice? on 10-29-2013 at 12:26 AM
Yea, i do wish we had some tarter apples in the mix. next year we'll have to make sure of
that.the cider has been in the carboys for 5 weeks, and they finished most of the fermenting
after about 2 wee...
Posted in thread: Still or Carbed? on 10-28-2013 at 11:30 PM
still! back in the early days of cider they didn't have kegs and compressed CO2, so i like to
recreate what was drank "back in the day"...conrad
Posted in thread: Just Racked Kinda Watery Taste on 10-28-2013 at 10:47 PM
i had a similar problem, here's my thread. luck!conrad