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  • Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 04-08-2012 at 04:41 PM
    I used Nottingham Ale Yeast.. bottled thursday night. Opened one today to test and there was
    barely any carbonation at all. I'm going to wait another 4 or 5 days for it to carb then
    pasteurize.

  • Posted in thread: 5 Day Sweet Country Cider on 02-13-2012 at 11:10 PM
    Tried another batch with apple juice instead of cider. Sulfer smell. Bigtime. Any idea how to
    get rid of it? It's been 6 days in the fermenter..

  • Posted in thread: How can I save this batch/what would you do from here? on 02-08-2012 at 09:18 PM
    So I guess the better question would be, is this smell/taste normal for the ingredients I've
    used and at this stage of fermentation? I'm hoping this gets better with time. Master cider
    makers out ther...

  • Posted in thread: How can I save this batch/what would you do from here? on 02-08-2012 at 07:05 PM
    Recipe I threw together was..2 gallons motts apple juice2 lbs caramelized brown sugar2 cans
    apple/raspberry frozen concentrateRed Star Cote Des Blancs yeastOG = 1.070This was totally an
    experiment to ...

  • Posted in thread: 5 Day Sweet Country Cider on 02-07-2012 at 12:59 AM
    Give the hydometer a good spin, like you would snap your fingers. That should do it. I'm going
    to start a new batch of this tonight. My first turned out great, but this time I'll be using
    Safale US-05...

  • Posted in thread: 5 Day Sweet Country Cider on 02-06-2012 at 04:07 AM
    I'm no cider expert but I don't see why not, so long as you're going to be keeping them cold.
    The yeast is still very much alive at bottling time for this recipe so it will keep fermenting
    away inside...

  • Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 02-04-2012 at 02:56 AM
    How long do you let this sit after adding the honey?

  • Posted in thread: Anyone drink warm cider? on 02-02-2012 at 10:29 PM
    Not warm, I guess, but room temperature. I noticed the cold ones lose a lot of carbonation and
    have a more dulled down flavor. I think I prefer drinking them at room temperature. Anyone
    else?

  • Posted in thread: 5 Day Sweet Country Cider on 02-02-2012 at 10:27 PM
    I went a full 36 hours waiting for them to carb. I definitely could have gone more. When I
    drink them cold, they lose a lot of the carbonation.

  • Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 02-02-2012 at 02:40 AM
    I like this a lotThanks! Me and a friend designed it for my hard cider. Means "dirty" in
    German. Also a bit of an inside joke.. like how grandmas always say "ya got a little schmutz.."
    and use their t...

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