Last Activity:07-17-2011 5:24 PM
Posted in thread: Stove Top Pasteurizing for Mead on 06-09-2011 at 02:19 PM
I saw a sticky post in the Cider forum about pasteurizing cider on a stove which allows you to
back-sweeten/carbonate with fermentable sugars and not get bottle bombs. I was wondering if
anyone has tr...
Posted in thread: Cider Bottling Question on 06-07-2011 at 12:37 AM
Perfect! I've seen that sticky thread a hundred times but never read it. Thanks!
Posted in thread: Cider Bottling Question on 06-06-2011 at 06:17 PM
Thanks for the suggestion. Is xylitol something I can buy in a supermarket such as Wal-Mart or
do I have to order it online?
Posted in thread: Cider Bottling Question on 06-06-2011 at 03:11 AM
Thanks all for the advice. I tasted it and it was bit dry, but still pretty good. I'd like it a
bit sweeter, but as I understand it I can't backsweeten and carbonate it in a bottle without
Posted in thread: Cider Bottling Question on 06-06-2011 at 12:58 AM
I started a batch on 5/14/11 with an OG of 1.090 and it's been at 1.0 for a week now (6/5/11)
and I haven't noticed any activity in the airlock. I was wondering if I should wait or go ahead
and prime ...
Posted in thread: Strawberry Mead Questions on 06-06-2011 at 12:34 AM
I started a 3 gallon batch on 5/20/11 using: - 11 lbs wildflower- 3 lbs fresh strawberries in
primary (capped) and will add 4 lbs more in secondary- 2 Gallons Spring Water- 1 pk Lalvin D47
- stag nutr...
Posted in thread: Cider Carbonation & Bottling on 05-25-2011 at 07:40 PM
I started my first batch of Apple Passion Mango cider on May 14th. OG was 1.090 and I used 5.5
grams (half pack) of Nottingham Ale Yeast. It's been 11 days and my SP is at 1.010 which by my
Posted in thread: Cider Fermentation Question on 05-16-2011 at 01:10 PM
Thanks. It's bubbling away now (about 36 hours after pitching). Just took a bit longer than I
am used to...
Posted in thread: Cider Fermentation Question on 05-15-2011 at 09:48 PM
I just made my first 3 gallon batch of cider and used 5.5 grams (1/2 pack) of Nottingham Ale
Yeast. It's been 24 hours and I'm not seeing any bubbling and I have no air leaks. Should I
have used the e...
Posted in thread: What is the strongest mead someone has made? on 04-07-2011 at 10:37 PM
I didn't make it, but I bought a Danish mead that was almost 22% ABV which is the highest I've
ever seen for a mead...