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Posted in thread: Cider Making Books. on 10-10-2013 at 09:30 PM
There is a new book out called the new cidermaker's handbook by Claude Jolicoeur, I haven't
seen it but it gets good reviews.I have just started to read Jolicoeur's book. If you're
interested in the h...
Posted in thread: Cyser question on 02-02-2013 at 02:35 PM
Joe in CT, curious, how much honey do your bees produce?My hives have not been very productive.
I've had a few that overwintered well but were very poor honey producers, and a couple that did
Posted in thread: Cyser question on 02-01-2013 at 12:29 PM
I have honeybees so I use my own honey.
Posted in thread: Cyser question on 01-20-2013 at 09:45 PM
I don't use any nutrient or energizer. I prefer a long cool fermentation.
Posted in thread: Cyser question on 01-20-2013 at 04:13 PM
I use a gallon of Whole Food's juice and one pound of honey. I remove about three cups of juice
from the jug to begin the preparation. Gently warm the container of honey and eventually dilute
Posted in thread: cider keeve on 01-11-2013 at 10:38 AM
I have never read of someone adding yeast to juice after a successful keeve.
Posted in thread: Ice Cider on 01-01-2013 at 03:48 PM
Jolicoeur has a cider book coming out this year.
Posted in thread: Trees to plant for cider in mid-atlantic area on 12-30-2012 at 10:31 AM
This might be of interest : Google Group "Cider Workshop" might be helpful as well.
Posted in thread: Looking for a cider recipe using traditional cider apples on 11-09-2012 at 07:07 PM
For the keeving process I chaptalize the juice to bring it up to a sg of 1.055 and then aim for
a final gravity of 1.010I would suggest that you try making a cyser with part of your juice if
you want ...
Posted in thread: Some Keeving photos... on 11-09-2012 at 01:50 PM
Squirrels don't like Red Delicious? :)