Last Activity:02-18-2013 10:20 AM
Posted in thread: Clearing my hard cider! on 02-06-2013 at 11:13 PM
Is yeast necessary to clear my cider. I was thinking about racking into a carboy with a campden
tablet to stop fermentation because I wanted a more sweet cider, but I also want it to be
Posted in thread: Did I use enough yeast? on 02-03-2013 at 05:05 AM
I just made a 6.5 gallon of hard apple cider, but I only used one packet of dry champagne yeast
and it says that it has to enough to make up to 5gallons. Will I still be ok to use just that
Posted in thread: Blue Moon Clone Extract Recipe on 01-22-2013 at 07:27 PM
I have slowly been perfecting this recipe. It started from something I got on these boards so I
want to give credit to the board. It is very good and people that try it say it is better then
Posted in thread: Does killing yeast prevent clearing on 01-12-2013 at 03:42 PM
I just finished fermenting a hard cider and want to kill the yeast to backsweeten, but will
killing the yeast prevent my brew from clearing?
Posted in thread: Pectin Enzyme not working?? on 01-10-2013 at 11:49 PM
I put my pectin enzyme and my yeast in my brew roughly two minutes apart. The label said to put
enzyme in 1 hour before fermentation so I thought I was ok since it was fermenting within an
hour or so....
Posted in thread: Hydrometer broke!!! Need help with original gravity. on 01-10-2013 at 09:57 PM
Sounds good to me!sounds good to me
Posted in thread: Hydrometer broke!!! Need help with original gravity. on 01-10-2013 at 09:56 PM
This is using hopville's beer calculator. But it had those ingredients (apple juice)...Does
that sound about right?Sounds good to me!
Posted in thread: Hydrometer broke!!! Need help with original gravity. on 01-10-2013 at 09:40 PM
Wish I could help, but I'd need the data in weight not volume.Ok so lets say it was 135 oz
(3827grams) of juice, 220grams of maple syrup, and 255grams of dark brown sugar..
Posted in thread: Hydrometer broke!!! Need help with original gravity. on 01-10-2013 at 09:26 PM
So I was brewing my hard cider. When I was done creating the must I notice that my hydrometer
was broke so I couldn't take and Original Specific Gravity reading. Could anyone give me a
rough estimate ...
Posted in thread: Best way to stop fermentation for backsweetening? on 01-10-2013 at 09:21 PM
I am brewing a hard cider. I want to backsweeten when it hits my desired %ABV. How do I
backsweeten it without having the yeast breakdown the sugar. I want a sweet carbonated hard