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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
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.