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  • Posted in thread: Lightly bitter finish every time - is this normal? on 01-30-2014 at 01:27 AM
    Thank you, Albionwood - by cold conditioning, do you mean aging it in the fridge?

  • Posted in thread: Lightly bitter finish every time - is this normal? on 01-24-2014 at 05:38 PM
    Thanks for all the input, Pickled Pepper. I use Star San sanitizer. The only other constant is
    the table sugar. I'll start a gallon tonight without the sugar to see if that is a contributing
    factor.Is...

  • Posted in thread: Lightly bitter finish every time - is this normal? on 01-24-2014 at 04:45 PM
    So other than adding sugar, is there a way to get rid of the bitterness? Is it something that
    would "age out"?

  • Posted in thread: Lightly bitter finish every time - is this normal? on 01-23-2014 at 10:35 PM
    Another experiment, same results. This time, I used a gallon of Tree Top "not from concentrate"
    juice and a packet of Red Star Champagne yeast. 1/4 teaspoon (aprx 1 gram) Fermaid nutrient,
    and 1 cup o...

  • Posted in thread: List of Commercial Cider Specific Gravities? on 01-04-2014 at 08:30 PM
    Angry Orchard = 1.030Angry Orchard Dry = 1.020

  • Posted in thread: Lightly bitter finish every time - is this normal? on 01-03-2014 at 02:58 AM
    So, do you get a bitter finish too?The health food store brand of cloudy juice did not have
    ascorbic acid added. Just pasteurized unfiltered juice. Same bitterness as Motts.

  • Posted in thread: Lightly bitter finish every time - is this normal? on 01-03-2014 at 02:36 AM
    I made several batches of cider using Nottingham yeast and two types of juice - unfiltered
    natural-looking juice, and crystal clear Motts. Varying amounts of added sugar, from 1/2 to 1
    pound per gallo...

  • Posted in thread: How long for pectic enzyme to work? on 12-23-2013 at 08:02 AM
    Hello KGB, why is the dosage doubled in the presence of alcohol?

  • Posted in thread: How long for pectic enzyme to work? on 12-22-2013 at 01:14 AM
    I followed directions on the bottle by adding 1/2 teaspoon of powder per gallon to two five
    gallon batches of very cloudy cider - one after fermentation as I racked it into a secondary
    carboy and anot...

  • Posted in thread: Angry Orchard 1.030 on 12-09-2013 at 06:22 AM
    Hmmm... I wonder what a fermented Coke would taste like :D

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