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Posted in thread: N/A sparkling cider recipe? Help? on 09-15-2011 at 04:54 PM
Excellent post the bird you are absolutely right, its safe, doesn't alter taste and guarantees
Posted in thread: N/A sparkling cider recipe? Help? on 09-15-2011 at 04:24 PM
Boiling is a bit of a none starter since it ruins the flavor of the cider..what about freezing
it ? - and pouring off the alcohol, might be illegal though if I remember right in some areas
it is consi...
Posted in thread: N/A sparkling cider recipe? Help? on 09-15-2011 at 04:12 PM
I've also been trying to get a soft carbonated drink with apple juice using fermentation,
trying as suggested above ferment just to carbonation then pasteurize..results great..kids love
it and the alc...
Posted in thread: Cider pH on 09-15-2011 at 01:25 PM
I have had (and many others -looking around on the internet) the same problem with exactly
these strips...there is some issue with the light used...seems they are designed for daylight
use and some ar...
Posted in thread: Cider fermentation temperatures on 08-17-2011 at 02:55 PM
Just a quick update..I'm completing my first test batch radically changing the
temperature...what a difference...going from around 75-79 F to exactly 59 F (to see the
difference going to the bottom en...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 08-10-2011 at 03:19 PM
After first couple of trials using this method I've had good results stopping the fermentation
and no particular problems..Surprisingly high final temp. start 190 F, finish after 15 mins 178
F.With 5 ...
Posted in thread: Opinions needed on 07-28-2011 at 09:17 AM
What a great post...if you don't let us know the results you are going to get a lot of
disappointed people...ditto dinnersticks comment...how could you not make it ?...thanks for
letting us in on it t...
Posted in thread: Safale in 1G batches of cider, how much headroom? on 07-22-2011 at 10:27 AM
But how important do you think it is to have a small headroom ?...I tend to not bother too much
with my ciders to top up to small headoom and you got me thinking here that this may be one of
Posted in thread: pros and cons of 1 gallon cider batches... on 07-22-2011 at 10:11 AM
Ok swing tops look great, are resealable if you don't finish them (reading through here though
don't think you guys have much of that problem with that)....but their intial costs put me off
a bit and ...
Posted in thread: Cider pH on 07-21-2011 at 10:27 AM
Good job SWMBO doesn't read this stuff...any links are always welcome..By the way Greg..just
did some checking and found to my amazement the production of apples in Italy is ten times that
of the UK !...