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Posted in thread: How long is too long on 06-05-2012 at 01:07 AM
Boy I feel better after reading this thread!I just tested my batch after 5 weeks in
Primary.Tastes wine like, but sour.Cloudy, but expected as it was milled cider.I am really
worried though, my readin...
Posted in thread: How long is too long on 06-05-2012 at 01:01 AM
I rackedy 2 batches last saturday. Same thing kinda taste like sour apple wine. But my fg is at
1.010, which is right where i wanted it to be. I didnt add the campden crush, cause im hopeing
after i b...
Posted in thread: How long is too long on 05-31-2012 at 01:23 PM
The initial fermentation temps were around 68 degrees, it didn't start getting warmer till
about a week ago. I made a honey ginger coder that smells awesome. I used a starter on that
one, and can tell...
Posted in thread: How long is too long on 05-31-2012 at 01:02 PM
I have asked this question a couple time over the past couple days. I have 2 batches of cider
brewing, and they have been in the primary's for roughly 8 weeks. Is leaving your brew in the
primary for ...
Posted in thread: Making hard cider on 05-30-2012 at 06:35 PM
I have 2 six gallon batches in primary stage. Its been about 6 weeks for both batches. My
question is, i won't be able to rack into tje secondarys until tje weekend, which i assume is
long overdue. Is...
Posted in thread: Making hard cider on 05-11-2012 at 01:38 PM
Thats awesome, after reading (alot) in this forum is was considerably worried about the acid
levels, and the possibility of it turning on me. Absolutely i will sanitize and bottle. I think
Posted in thread: Making hard cider on 05-11-2012 at 07:09 AM
If i bottle after i wait till it reaches its end result cal it be stored bottled without risk
of turning into vinegar? I have 12 gallons, 2 different types of cider. But now im worried that
it will tu...
Posted in thread: Making hard cider on 05-10-2012 at 10:24 PM
My cider is not clear at all. Been bubbling away for 3 weeks. I have not transferred it to a
secondary yet because its it isnt done bubbling yet. What are the chances of it turning to
vinegar? This is...
Posted in thread: Yeasties on steriods on 05-08-2012 at 02:16 PM
I have never used Safale S-05, my cider is bubbling away now for almost 10 days. Is that normal
for this strain of yeast? Its in a room where the temps are 64- 70 f. It has slowed down but
Posted in thread: Yeast on 05-04-2012 at 07:11 PM
Whats the difference between safale s-04, and s-05. For ciders, i know there both dry ale
yeasts and thats about it, anyone have any experience with both strains