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Posted in thread: 2 bad batches of fro co cider on 06-06-2012 at 01:12 AM
Sounds good, I am currently making a batch from juice, maybe it is an issue with my equipment.
One thing i did notice is that the juice is pastureized and the concentrate says nothing of
Posted in thread: 2 bad batches of fro co cider on 06-03-2012 at 02:02 PM
The only additives to the juice are asorbic acid.I did take my SG reading but did not get a FG
because I dumped it halfway through racking. It is like fermentation starts and finnishes (
Posted in thread: 2 bad batches of fro co cider on 06-03-2012 at 02:49 AM
I have been making cider for about a year now and have made 5 batches using apple juice and dry
yeast without any problems. It always turned out fantastic! The last batch that i made with
juice I back...
Posted in thread: Back Sweetening Splenda Vs. Lactose on 02-03-2012 at 06:33 PM
I ended up back sweetening it with 1 gallon of apple juice. Turned out great! I kegged most of
the cider and bottled the rest. When the bottles carbed up I threw them in the dishwasher to
Posted in thread: Force-carb cider - thoughts? on 12-22-2011 at 01:06 AM
Here's an idea for bottling, I am going to keg some cider and bottle what I have left over.
Posted in thread: Back Sweetening Splenda Vs. Lactose on 12-15-2011 at 07:52 PM
Thanks ACbrewer!That would work great, I will probably just back sweeten with apple juice in my
bottling bucket keg most of it and bottle the rest and pasteurize the bottles when they are
Posted in thread: Back Sweetening Splenda Vs. Lactose on 12-12-2011 at 10:38 PM
I am thinking about back sweetening a cider, but I am unsure if I should go with splenda or
lactose. Anyone have a taste preference? I don't want it to taste like diet soda (I have had a
few diet soda...
Posted in thread: Noob meets yeast on 12-07-2011 at 01:56 AM
^^^winner! Nice first post and welcome!Thanks!
Posted in thread: carbonation/bottle conditioning eat sugars too? on 12-07-2011 at 01:52 AM
The yeast will eat up the sugar to carb the beer. Keep an eye on it if it is really sweet so
you don't have bottle bombs.Cheers!
Posted in thread: Noob meets yeast on 12-07-2011 at 01:46 AM
I am fairly new to brewing also. (6 batches) I don't think you made any critical errors. I
always top of my primary with water, that way you can get your full 5 gal out of a batch. Some
liquid yeasts ...