Last Activity:04-30-2013 5:41 PM
Posted in thread: When to rack to Secondary on 11-17-2013 at 12:36 AM
I was having this conversation today actually. I have left it in the primary for over a month w
no activity and I have left it in the secondary for months. I feel there is no real difference.
it ages ...
Posted in thread: My first cider, a few questions for the pros on 11-17-2013 at 12:33 AM
I made a fall cider with nutmeg ginger and cinnamon. What I did was take a pot, boil water and
ad spices. Boil for a few minutes and it will extract flavor and sterilize. Then I added it all
to the pr...
Posted in thread: Hard Lemonade wont ferment on 04-26-2013 at 12:33 AM
I am trying to make a hard lemonade from concentrated juice. I made the juice as normal, I
added 1kg of malt, and sugar and yeast. It has been about 3 days and has not started to ferment
at all. I hav...
Posted in thread: thinking about splitting my batch. advice? on 03-10-2012 at 06:29 PM
Ok thanks for the info
Posted in thread: thinking about splitting my batch. advice? on 03-10-2012 at 03:09 PM
How would i pasturize? Could i not just let the rest sit for another week then backsweeten with
Posted in thread: thinking about splitting my batch. advice? on 03-09-2012 at 05:09 PM
I have a batch of cider that is ready to bottle. I am thinking of splitting it up. Half will be
carbonated, the other perhaps backsweetened.I was thinking i could add 1 tbs of sugar to the
Posted in thread: Tips on Wood Aging. on 02-22-2012 at 10:53 PM
I think i used the whole package of oak. I would say use half a batch. 5 days max. Taste ever
two days. Maybe even bottle one prior to the oak and compare with the oak sample.
Posted in thread: Summer Cider on 02-22-2012 at 01:29 AM
I use the campdem tab just to be safe. I bought 1 litre cans for 1 dollar. On sale from 1.80.
Not bad. It says its not from concentrate with no additives.
Posted in thread: Summer Cider on 02-20-2012 at 10:57 PM
interesting. Personally as much as I would like to find pressed cider, its too expensive. Im
sure you can get a better product, but part of the reason I like cider this way is because its
Posted in thread: Apple/pineapple on 02-20-2012 at 09:07 PM
I once did a small batch of apple with 1 can of pineapple juice. It was HORRIBLE once done. I
ended up storing it under the stairs and forgot about it for about a year. I went back and
tried it, and i...