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  • Posted in thread: Scored some real cider ingredients on 12-09-2016 at 10:32 PM
    down to "Fermentation."You might want to tray an ale yeast, Nottingham is my go to cider
    yeast, I like the results. Regards, GF.I like S-04. Stops at 1.004. No sulfur.

  • Posted in thread: Show us your cider in a photo!!! on 12-07-2016 at 02:47 AM
    379662The one on the left is still active in the primary. Next to it is also a Nov. start but
    now in the secondary and very clear. The others had cherries, blueberries and peach slices
    added to the pr...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of Cider in 2016 on 12-07-2016 at 02:08 AM
    1103.75 + 25 = 1128.75This fall (Oct & Nov) I started 5 batches for kegging, bottling and
    drinking in 2017379659

  • Posted in thread: First Cider atempt - stopping carbonation? on 12-04-2016 at 10:30 PM
    Looks great. Just keep it cold. And in a box.

  • Posted in thread: What is going on based on bubble size? on 12-04-2016 at 10:29 PM
    It's only 62 deg. F now. A month ago it was 68 deg. F.

  • Posted in thread: What is going on based on bubble size? on 12-04-2016 at 07:14 PM
    Mine did the same thing this year. Plus a lot more lees in the secondary.

  • Posted in thread: First Cider atempt - stopping carbonation? on 12-04-2016 at 07:13 PM
    It's kinda dangerous to assume it was finished at 1.003 unless it sat there for weeks. Also
    "about" a tsp. might mean 1-1/2 tsp. So to be safe I'd pasteurize unless you plan on
    refrigeration.

  • Posted in thread: Wild Yeast Cider on 12-04-2016 at 05:30 PM
    Was that the usual blend or the hard cider blend?

  • Posted in thread: Wild Yeast Cider on 12-04-2016 at 04:28 PM
    So here a few questions:If the apples are washed before pressing is the wild yeast lost?If you
    use Camden at the start to knock down bacteria will the wild yeast still start in 24 hrs. Is it
    better to...

  • Posted in thread: Storing applejack ? on 12-02-2016 at 01:57 AM
    12 oz. for 4?I used 16.9 oz. green sparkling water bottles. Drank one all by myself on more
    than one occasion.

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