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Posted in thread: Brewing virgin with some questions on my cider on 05-11-2012 at 04:45 PM
Ahh, honey in apple juice. That thar is a cyser, unless I am mistaken. And a bloody good one I
will bet.Go with the vanilla beans, that sounds like it will be a very good addion. Personally
Posted in thread: Mead timeline? on 05-11-2012 at 04:17 PM
I've not staggered the nutrients, but I did add them at the beginning. Mine has been going
(quick note check) 12 days and i'm going to rack it today.It's a ginger mead, and a quick sniff
of the top of...
Posted in thread: Montrachet Yeast/Apfelwein on 05-08-2012 at 02:11 PM
I've used just simple Youngs brand yeast in the past, turned out pretty good. You can pick it
up at Wilcos.Dicky
Posted in thread: recurring rotten egg smell on 05-08-2012 at 02:04 PM
Posted in thread: Apfelwein time to clear? on 05-08-2012 at 01:46 PM
Shouldn't take too long. Try racking it to a different carboy, top it up and leave it. Should
help it along.Dicky
Posted in thread: tropical cider? on 05-08-2012 at 01:44 PM
I've added banana to the primary before. It turned out great!Dicky
Posted in thread: Adding sulphites on 04-17-2012 at 11:55 PM
If you had good sanitation, it'll probably keep for a while. If you had not-so-good sanitation,
drink it fast and enjoy it young.There's an encouragement for poor sanitisation. Haha!
Posted in thread: oops on 04-17-2012 at 11:52 PM
I call it an airing cupboard. :)If your week has been similar to mine, the temperatures won't
have affected it that much. Just sounds like your yeast was dud.Give it a couple more days in
Posted in thread: Adding lemon juice after ferment? on 04-17-2012 at 11:48 PM
Did you add yeast nutrient. I think it's a must for pee.As for your question, it will taste
different as fermentation tends to alter flavours. For the best or worst, I don't know. What
recipe are you ...
Posted in thread: pectic enzyme on 04-17-2012 at 11:43 PM
D:You dumped wine JUST because it was hazy. Wow. I would've just drunk it from stoneware or
something.It looked like dirt. It really wasn't a great loss. I know where I can get an
abundance of sloes w...