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Posted in thread: Bottling from keg for long-term storage on 10-15-2012 at 06:29 PM
At my LHBS I was told that cider tends to foam up more than beer when using a counter pressure
bottle filler. Is that true? Are there ways to avoid or minimize that? Would a beergun be
better at reduc...
Posted in thread: Apple seed flavour on 10-13-2012 at 11:26 PM
I am not concerned about the safety of the seeds, just the post fermentation flavour of them. I
keep forgetting to try a fresh seed.
Posted in thread: Can I keg, carbonate, then remove from fridge for storage? on 10-11-2012 at 08:02 PM
Thank you Kombat, your question is almost identical to one that I have. I was considering keg
carbing 3 or 4 kegs at a time using a manifold, however if I can do one at a time like this
perhaps that w...
Posted in thread: Apple seed flavour on 10-10-2012 at 05:21 PM
What flavour do apple seeds impart on the cider? I am trying to decide what to do with my
seeds. The way I see it I have three choices:1) throw everything in like I did last year2)
throw everything in...
Posted in thread: Apples in Fruit Press? on 10-10-2012 at 04:24 PM
Doesn't freezing cause the juice to be cloudy?
Posted in thread: Second batch of cider has a white grapefruit bitter aftertaste on 09-05-2012 at 01:12 AM
Is it possible that letting all of the apple seeds go through the garbage disposal could have
added a bitter taste to my cider?
Posted in thread: Second batch of cider has a white grapefruit bitter aftertaste on 07-08-2012 at 10:11 PM
My first batch of cider turned out sour, barely drinkable. It was made with random apples from
the market. It was a good experience and I learned lots.I had a lot more control over my second
batch. I ...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 04-16-2012 at 04:58 AM
reading what you said the carb level should not have been to much, so there must be another
cause and I think it may in part be what you said belowThat just might be part of problem right
there, I tur...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 04-13-2012 at 01:43 PM
I am trying to think of what the variables are. I've come up with a few.- carbonation levelMy
Grolsh bottles had all been opened just before I started pasteurizing, so I find it unlikely
for them. I o...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 04-12-2012 at 11:58 PM
How much carbonation is enough carbonation? Am I ready to bottle when I open the bottle and see
a couple of streams of bubbles? The flip top opened with a loud pop and there was a cloud of