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Posted in thread: Maltose diffusion rate on 02-15-2014 at 04:05 PM
Hmmm. Interesting. I'm going to follow this one when the ones more knowledgeable in chemistry
chime in. But here's my thoughts from biology and chemistry 1st learned 30 years ago:Diffusion
Posted in thread: Potassium Metabisulfate - URGENT ADVICE NEEDED on 02-11-2014 at 08:38 PM
Nevermind, issue resolved.
Posted in thread: Basic Cider Questions on 02-11-2014 at 05:24 PM
:smack:For the love of god people, I do not want to make a sweet cider!!!!!!!I am suggesting
pasteurizing it PRE-FERMENTATION, not to kill fermentation in bottles. I would be doing this
simply to redu...
Posted in thread: Basic Cider Questions on 02-11-2014 at 02:41 PM
Hmmm I think I will heat pasteurize the 10 gallons in my brew kettle.
Posted in thread: Maltose diffusion rate on 02-11-2014 at 05:01 AM
Hi there,I am curious as to whether the presence of fructose and glucose in apple cider would
reduce the diffusion rate of maltose? I'm inclined to think no...If so, would this not imply
that you coul...
Posted in thread: Basic Cider Questions on 02-11-2014 at 02:19 AM
we're talking 1 tsp of 80% potassium sulbate 20% absorbic acid / 5 gallons.I am doing a dry
cider...why would pasteurization be better for sweet meads versus dry meads? that seems
Posted in thread: Basic Cider Questions on 02-10-2014 at 10:26 PM
I'd think so, but thats my preference as someone who started with wine making, and all wines
made from fresh fruit are treated to shock the natural bugs. there is a reason that is a
habit:) again at 1...
Posted in thread: Basic Cider Questions on 02-10-2014 at 07:35 PM
So the reason for not adding sulfites would be for a short bottle conditioning, as I would like
to drink that portion of it young. It would not be to avoid a 24 hour wait. Is this a recipe
Posted in thread: Basic Cider Questions on 02-10-2014 at 03:23 PM
Hi,I'm about to make my first cider, and I have a few questions. I bought 25 gallons of
unpasteurized apple cider, so I don't want to mess it up. I would like to bottle ferment 10
gallons of the cider...
Posted in thread: Diversol Suckback...Safe? on 01-16-2014 at 03:12 PM
yeah, I realized all of these things in hindsight...I'll dump it. Depressing indeed.