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Posted in thread: "Dry hopping" EW Apfelwein on 10-25-2016 at 05:32 PM
What you propose will work.Instead of "dry hopping" in your title you should have said
cinnamon. You'd get more responses.
Posted in thread: How long to leave cider in secondary? on 10-25-2016 at 05:28 PM
Extract usually leaves an oily film behind and powdered spices don't dissolve. When we add
spices to cider we use whole spices (vanilla bean, whole cloves etc).And you need a hydrometer
to tell when i...
Posted in thread: Pasteurization with the microwave? on 10-25-2016 at 01:41 PM
Don't try this at home, folks...https://youtu.be/yocOm5nme0I?t=574
Posted in thread: Remote thermometer on 10-25-2016 at 01:26 PM
Can anybody suggest / recommend a wireless thermometer with a probe that can be sanitized and
suspended inside the fermentor? I'll be brewing at cellar temperatures without active controls
and I'd lik...
Posted in thread: Super kleer and natural carbination on 10-25-2016 at 01:09 PM
Posted in thread: Pasteurization with the microwave? on 10-24-2016 at 07:01 PM
How can you control the exact temperature of what's in the bottle?
Posted in thread: What is the smallest (space wise) keg setup you can have on 10-24-2016 at 03:58 PM
I do small batches and this is perfect for me - 1.5 gallon "Cannonball" keg in a mini
Posted in thread: Finishing my first cider on 10-24-2016 at 03:47 PM
I used Super Kleer once in a mead and was very unhappy. It left a nasty medicinal taste that
took about 2 weeks to drop out. The mead cleared nicely in just a couple days but what's the
point of that ...
Posted in thread: Is cider less prone to oxidation than beer? on 10-24-2016 at 03:23 PM
No, but... you gotta do what you gotta do. "Stir well" without splashing and making bubbles. 24
hr exposure isn't going to oxidize it.
Posted in thread: How many gallons of Cider in 2016 on 10-24-2016 at 01:00 PM
Still a long way from last years's 1100