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Posted in thread: Feedback on first hard cider on 10-05-2015 at 02:09 AM
Looks like you have things well in hand. I've not added malic acid, so can't help you there.
But you have plenty of time for an expert to chime in. Good Luck!
Posted in thread: Can sulfur smell be resolved with conditioning or adding more juice on 10-05-2015 at 02:04 AM
Relax. The rhino fart smell is quite common with cider and will dissipate with time(a couple
weeks).Reviewing the occurrence of the smell, it seems to happen less often when you add yeast
Posted in thread: add yeast at bottling? on 10-05-2015 at 01:29 AM
It all depends on your methods. ie. Are you treating with sorbate or Camden post ferm?Are you
using Dave's method of multiple rackings, cold crashings and/or gelatin to get rid of the
yeast?Are you co...
Posted in thread: Bought the wrong Cider on 10-04-2015 at 01:49 AM
Here's a link to a thread about my sorbated batch from last year(hopefully I linked correctly):
did successfully defeat the evil sorbate, but it took some doing. Good Luck!
Posted in thread: Yeast in neck carboy on 10-04-2015 at 01:26 AM
At what point in the process are you? ie. did you just add the yeast? Or are you trying to
clean a used carboy?Yeast is a fungus, but it can't change into anything else like a mold.
Posted in thread: Creating an NA (Or...how I neutered my beer) on 10-03-2015 at 10:39 PM
Sorry jovis for the delay answering.When I've done it, I have just neutered part of a batch for
a friend. It takes just a little yeast to prime for bottle carbonation, so I think it would be
fine to u...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 10-03-2015 at 10:31 PM
20551.5 + 5.5G Ben's DoubleAlt= 20,557
Posted in thread: OG correction for pitching onto yeast cake on 09-28-2015 at 09:20 PM
None. A hydrometer measures dissolved solids. Trub and yeast are all non-dissolvedFor the
future, one of the best things you can do is measure your SG toward the end of the boil and
keep some DME on h...
Posted in thread: Reusing Bottle - Unibroue on 09-28-2015 at 07:27 PM
Hi, sorry for the delay answering.I have not seen the Don de dieu down here. My pretty decent
packie store only carries the La Fin du Monde, and Maudite. My Fin du Monde clone was an
experiment. The r...
Posted in thread: SWMBO doesnt like IPAs on 09-25-2015 at 12:47 AM
If she's worth keeping around, then every once in a while, brew something that she likes. Mine
likes my Irish Reds, Oktoberfest and Vienna lagers, and the good ol' Blue Moon clone. Leaves
about 10 oth...