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Posted in thread: Sour cider/apfelwein questions on 06-19-2011 at 11:43 AM
try some Nottingham, ferment dry and back sweeten with a can of frozen lemonade. I have done
this and it is tart, sweet and tasty! It goes down quick and is great for summer days. good
Posted in thread: Sour cider/apfelwein questions on 06-16-2011 at 12:16 PM
Cote de Blanc taste kind of rancid and buttery to me when used with apple juice. I tried it two
times and did not like it either time. JMHO
Posted in thread: Krausen ?? on 06-09-2011 at 12:55 AM
72 AC controlled on the first floor. It smells and taste's great...like apple bread. I have
never seen this and it is just weird?? since the first batch with the same yeast had no
kraesen, it is odd. ...
Posted in thread: Krausen ?? on 06-08-2011 at 03:48 PM
Strange?? The previous batch with the same yeast produced no krausen?? I will let this one run
Posted in thread: Krausen ?? on 06-08-2011 at 03:14 PM
I have never had this happen with apple juice from concentrate, but I have a huge krausen with
this current batch. I reused the Nottingham yeast from the previous 5gl I bottled yesterday and
when I we...
Posted in thread: Are there any Hornsby's clones out there? on 05-31-2011 at 12:57 AM
Here you go...hard to F-up have done about 10 batches..still it is like what you are looking
for..have fun and good luck!
Posted in thread: Dave's Carmel Apple Cider on 05-17-2011 at 09:04 PM
This sounds awesome! I have two batches going at present and I am going to add yourCinnamon
Dolce syrup to one of them as well as the extra concentrate. Dark or light brown sugar?
Posted in thread: Sassafras on 05-07-2011 at 01:38 PM
I can almost always buy root's at my local Soulard farmers market in STL. I use it for tea and
not brewing. If you have a large farmers market I would check there. If you do not have any
luck shoot me...
Posted in thread: Sam's Choice Sparkling Cider on 05-04-2011 at 01:36 PM
I have done both recipes and I have never waited more than 6 months for anything, other than my
daughter. With this recipe you are adding more apple flavor at bottling, so you don't really
have to wai...
Posted in thread: 1 gal. lemonade on 04-27-2011 at 07:13 PM
Maybe it is just luck or the Aldi frozen lemonade I use but I have never had problems getting
my yeast going in my lemonade, I just hydrate it and stir it in. My airlock is usually going
within 12 hou...