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  • Posted in thread: ACE Rototanks for Wine/Cider on 04-10-2015 at 01:11 PM
    Does anyone have experience with using full drain ACE Roto conical tanks for wine/cider? I am
    considering using a few of the 85 gallon tanks as primary fermenters before racking off to a
    less oxygen p...

  • Posted in thread: Taprite regulator - Check valve thread pattern? on 01-11-2014 at 03:50 PM
    All, I have the a standard taprite regulator that came with the factory WYE connection with two
    check valves. The bottom of the check valves came fitted with screw in 5/16" barbs. I would
    like to repl...

  • Posted in thread: Why back sweeten? on 01-01-2014 at 05:42 PM
    I have found myself switching to a lower attenuating yeast such a London ale when I desire a
    sweet cider. It cleans up nicely but leaves residual sweetness and preserves the apple flavor.

  • Posted in thread: Reassure me that patience is the answer? on 11-13-2013 at 06:05 PM
    Thanks all! I am going to try a combination of all. Yooper - with the FG's all ~ 1.00 do you
    think there is much work left for the yeast to complete? 10-4 on the volcano, I had that happen
    with wine o...

  • Posted in thread: Reassure me that patience is the answer? on 11-13-2013 at 12:06 PM
    LeBreton, thank you! The ciders are all currently in seconday in which all of them have a small
    amount of lees in the bottom of the fermenter. I am going to try degassing the cider tonight.
    Would it b...

  • Posted in thread: Reassure me that patience is the answer? on 11-12-2013 at 07:35 PM
    Could someone at least verify that my initial steps of metabisulfite and pectec enzyme where
    correct? I have acid blend and wine tannin on hand that I am considering experimenting with.

  • Posted in thread: Varietal juice at wally world on 11-06-2013 at 08:21 PM
    I saw this juice recently as well. We picked up a bottle of honey crisp and it just tasted like
    overly sweetened generic apple juice to me. I don't think it was actually derived from a honey
    crisp app...

  • Posted in thread: Reassure me that patience is the answer? on 11-06-2013 at 07:58 PM
    I've been making ciders off and on for sometime using store bought juice and a variety of dry
    wine yeast. I am completely aware of rhino farts and expect them with my ciders. But this is
    the first tim...

  • Posted in thread: What's your go-to brand for wine kits? on 04-29-2013 at 12:43 AM
    If you can ever get your hands on a US Elite Winery Supply kit you will be pleased.

  • Posted in thread: Wine filter/pump FS or trade on 01-11-2013 at 02:10 PM
    Still available? Please let me know, I am interested in a purchase not a trade.

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