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Posted in thread: Cider not clearing on 02-12-2016 at 06:13 PM
I've had cider that took 3 weeks to clear with pectic enzyme added to secondary.
Posted in thread: Randon Cider Batch on 02-12-2016 at 06:07 PM
1 pack for 5 gal is fine. Rehydrate it first. Pectic enzyme and yeast nutrient can go in when
you pitch the yeast. If the sugar is in a sealed package I don't think anybody bothers with
boiling it fir...
Posted in thread: Randon Cider Batch on 02-12-2016 at 02:50 PM
You can dissolve sugar into room temp cider just by stirring it in. Not a big deal, no water
needed. Personally I never add sugar in primary. Starting with 1.050 juice gets you 6.5%
ABV.BTW you'll wan...
Posted in thread: Randon Cider Batch on 02-12-2016 at 01:31 PM
You could make a cyser (cider and honey), but you'd need a lot more than a pound. Skip the DME.
Use only one yeast, they don't play well together. The champagne yeast would probably kill the
Posted in thread: Cider not clearing on 02-12-2016 at 01:20 PM
It could take a couple of weeks. If you can cool it to 40F it'll clear faster.
Posted in thread: Moldy fruit and slow fermentation on 02-12-2016 at 11:15 AM
Posted in thread: Cider is done..now what on 02-12-2016 at 10:54 AM
Rock N' Roll, bro.
Posted in thread: Help a novice out? on 02-11-2016 at 09:15 PM
Read the sticky...
Posted in thread: Best way to prevent melomel oxidation? on 02-11-2016 at 03:23 PM
To my knowledge, have never had a batch of oxidised beer or mead, and I take no steps to "top
off" .....or perhaps I HAVE had some oxidation and just happen to love the taste??? ;)My only
Posted in thread: Best way to prevent melomel oxidation? on 02-10-2016 at 06:30 PM
Vase filler glass "stones" - much cheaper than