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Posted in thread: Granny smith question on 02-11-2014 at 10:44 AM
@bernard, it's expected to be in the 5% range so it wouldn't be a high enough abv???@oljimmy,
keep me posted on your progress!Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-N900A using Home Brew mobile app
Posted in thread: Granny smith question on 02-09-2014 at 02:01 AM
I'll do whatever is best, thanks for the replies!Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-N900A using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Two problem beers on 02-09-2014 at 12:06 AM
Dunno why I never responded. They were infected so I aged them both a bit more on the oak
spirals and bottled them. The one was a commemorative brew for my g - pa who passed so I'll be
popping the fir...
Posted in thread: Granny smith question on 02-09-2014 at 12:00 AM
[QUOTE=EpicCider;5893926]It sounds like a fine idea. You can also add fruit to a secondary,
which in my opinion helps retain flavor more. A lot of people are anti boiler or heat, when it
comes to ingr...
Posted in thread: Higher abv cider on 02-08-2014 at 09:27 PM
Thinking of making a cider and was toying with the idea of making something in the 14-18% abv
range. I have used the champagne yeasts for all of my other batches and figure it would be good
for this b...
Posted in thread: Granny smith question on 02-08-2014 at 09:12 PM
I have done a few small batches of ciders using store bought cider and apple juice. I had
woodchuck ' granny smith cider and loved it.So I made a 1 gallon test batch where I cut up and
blended 5 grann...
Posted in thread: Making hard cider from store-bought apple juice on 02-08-2014 at 08:53 PM
I've done 4 1 gallon batches, all with shop rite apple cider and used champagne yeast. I'm
happy with the results....except for one where I mixed in some cranapple juice. The cranberry
made a horribly...
Posted in thread: Two problem beers on 09-18-2013 at 01:57 AM
Hello all, I have an issue with two beers I brewed. I brewed these two within the same week.
One was an AG Irish stout I aged in cherry bourbon oak spirals in the primary, but in the 3rd
week (I didn'...
Posted in thread: A great simple recipe on 09-02-2013 at 06:59 PM
Boiling apple cider will set the pectins within the must leading to pectin haze. A cloudy cider
that won't fall clear.Thanks guys. Trying 2 one gallon test batches. Didn't boil. One is apple
and the o...
Posted in thread: A great simple recipe on 08-28-2013 at 05:29 PM
Dunno If this was asked, just being lazy, butWhy no boil? Has anyone brought it to a boil?