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Posted in thread: Worried - pear cider recipe on 10-07-2013 at 01:42 AM
If you need a laxative a pint of perry is the way to go. Its called a perry poo in our house as
sorbitol is a natural laxative.Thank you very much! I'll definitely keep that in mind. No Perry
Posted in thread: Worried - pear cider recipe on 09-28-2013 at 03:17 PM
Thank you, Nottingham it is. Pitching it right now.
Posted in thread: Worried - pear cider recipe on 09-28-2013 at 01:17 AM
I haven't had much luck finding a recipe that sounds like it's going to work for my pear cider.
Here's what I have: 4 1/2 gallons of freshly pressed pear cider, mixed with just under 2
gallons of appl...
Posted in thread: Pear cider on 09-26-2013 at 03:32 AM
I'm interested in this as well. My brother dropped by a couple hours ago with some pears to
press. He was hoping for 6 gallons. 16 1/2 gallons later, I've blended 4.5 gallons of pear & a
hair under 2 ...
Posted in thread: Apples, apples, apples on 09-14-2013 at 01:52 AM
Great link, thanks! I just started my brother off with some early season apples. We went from
tree to tree sampling, looking for the sweetest, tastiest ones. S.G. was around 1.055. I'm
getting ready t...
Posted in thread: storing unfermented cider long term on 09-03-2013 at 09:10 PM
Thanks for the link. After seeing so many links, it looks like I'll just play it safe & freeze
gallons of cider. I really was hoping to find something such as sanitizing it with a couple of
Posted in thread: Nervous - first batch of blueberry wine on 08-29-2013 at 08:08 PM
After a couple days of mixing, I realized there were about a dozen blueberry skins, but more
importantly, those worms, floating up to the top. So, I skimmed them right off. :) After about
4-5 days in ...
Posted in thread: storing unfermented cider long term on 08-29-2013 at 05:24 PM
Re: fermenting it. Note that I said I was going to ferment 18 gallons of it. I'm just trying to
figure out how to safely preserve some non-fermented stoff too - along with that tangy flavor
Posted in thread: storing unfermented cider long term on 08-28-2013 at 06:11 AM
In just a couple more weeks, I'm planning on making a lot of hard cider - figuring that I'll
get three 6-gallon carboys for that purpose. Hopefully, after reading a lot here, I think I
have that prett...
Posted in thread: Apples, apples, apples on 08-21-2013 at 09:13 PM
Yes, I realize that they ripen at different times. But, even later in hunting season
(December), after we've had frosts for a month & there's a foot of snow on the ground, the
remaining apples on some...