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Posted in thread: Stinky Cider on 11-25-2009 at 02:44 PM
Now that I've kegged I'll let it age for a few months. Any idea how long I can keep it kegged?
Do I have t do any preserving or anything?
Posted in thread: Stinky Cider on 11-24-2009 at 01:48 PM
When you ferment next time, keep the temp below 72F. For my ciders, that seems to the be the
magic temperature where H2S is formed. As Tripp said, yes, the smell will age out of it. :)I
actually kept ...
Posted in thread: Stinky Cider on 11-24-2009 at 02:39 AM
Did my first cider a couple weeks ago. I racked to keg when fermentation was complete. Approx.
5 days ago. Used unpasteurized cider and white wine yeast. When cleaning the carboy the smell
of the yeas...
Posted in thread: NY Brewer and First time Cider on 09-13-2009 at 01:45 AM
if you like dry i'd recommend the white labs cider yeast, it ferments quite dry but keeps the
flavors of the cider, attenuation is greater than 80%, it can handle the alcohol, and it
doesn't take fore...
Posted in thread: NY Brewer and First time Cider on 09-12-2009 at 11:37 PM
Agree with poster above about champagne yeast. However what are your tastes? do you like sweet
or dry? body or no body? have you had any commercial ciders you like? I'm also getting ready
for apple se...
Posted in thread: NY Brewer and First time Cider on 09-12-2009 at 09:37 PM
The apple cider isn't going to have enough sugar to produce the ABV you will be looking for
(6-8ish?). You're going to need to add few pounds of sugar, corn sugar would be great.I have
Posted in thread: NY Brewer and First time Cider on 09-12-2009 at 09:22 PM
Greetings from Upper, NY. We are getting ready to enter the great apple seaon up here before
the cold winter settles in. I have many all grain beer brews under my belt and have lots of
equipment not g...
Posted in thread: Help With Exhaust on 02-18-2009 at 05:37 PM
I installed a Broan bathroom exhaust fan directly above my gas stove in the basement and ran
the duct down the wall behind my stove where I had an old dryer vent. I used 3" duct the entire
way which a...
Posted in thread: For Those of You with Cooler MLTs... on 02-02-2009 at 05:34 AM
The valve will usually open a bit easier after it is warmed by the hot mash water as well as
over time with use.
Posted in thread: New Brew Kettle selection help on 01-01-2009 at 05:37 PM
What about false bottoms in these kettles? Do you have good luck using them to leave behind the
"junk" after boiling? I know obviously some protein and hop stuff is good for yeast food but
I'd prefer ...