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Posted in thread: Aging Sweet Cider on 10-21-2011 at 02:13 PM
I always bulk age myself. I would not sweeten before aging though unless I added sorbate or
something to stop fermentation or you will just keep running up the alcohol content. I never
add sorbate to ...
Posted in thread: Looking for ideas on 10-11-2011 at 05:57 PM
Thanks. Without a doubt, these are low pH pears, not sure on the specific gravity yet. I doubt
I have enough of them to get a decent amount of juice, but will most likely break them and add
them to a ...
Posted in thread: Looking for ideas on 10-10-2011 at 12:38 PM
I work at a botanic garden and recently got a hold of some ornamental pears. The name of the
pear is Pyrus ussuriensis 'Mordak'. The pears are about the size of a golf ball, sour like a
lemon, and hav...
Posted in thread: Pears in an apple and pear cider? on 08-12-2011 at 06:19 PM
I have done this on a few different batches. I started a 3 gallon batch of apple cider and
added a dozen chopped up pears to the mix in the primary. I will usually leave it sit on the
fruit for about ...
Posted in thread: Cider from a kit? on 03-15-2011 at 05:32 PM
Long time reader, first time posting a comment.I have made the Mr. Beer Cider kits on a number
of occasions. They are not bad as far as a kit goes, but using a decent store bought apple
juice or fresh...