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  • Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 11-20-2012 at 03:09 AM
    I started a batch of this 2.5 weeks ago using red star cuvée yeast and Allen's aj (no
    preservatives). It's gone from OG 1060 to 1020 and has been stuck there for a few days now
    (65F). It's still quite...

  • Posted in thread: Wine yeast slower? on 11-20-2012 at 03:02 AM
    I think it's's been sitting at 1020 for a few days now. I used red star cuvée yeast
    which is supposed to ferment at temps as low as 45F. It was in my basement at 65F. Should I
    repitch some...

  • Posted in thread: Wine yeast slower? on 11-17-2012 at 07:08 PM
    About 66F. Maybe my OG was higher than 1060...I did some guess work based on how much sugar I
    added. Apple juice OG was 1040 and I added 350g of dextrose.

  • Posted in thread: Wine yeast slower? on 11-17-2012 at 04:32 PM
    I used a wine yeast (red star) in my latest batch of cider. OG 1060. Two weeks later and it's
    only down to 1022. I was expecting it to be 1010 today so that I can bottle (upstate mike's
    caramel cider ...

  • Posted in thread: Gravity to high? on 10-12-2012 at 10:42 PM
    I'm doing my first partial mash, a porter, from this recipe gravity was 1055. After two weeks
    in primary the gravity is only down to 1020 and hasn't moved for a few days. Should I repitch
    more yeast...

  • Posted in thread: Peach Cider Recipe on 09-21-2012 at 10:20 PM
    I think right at the start. Before you pitch the yeast, though I've never done it. I just
    started a batch of this last weekend, only I made 1G. How long did you leave it in the primary?
    It's been a we...

  • Posted in thread: Peach Cider on 09-15-2012 at 08:46 PM
    Just stared 3L of peach cider. 3Lbs of peaches200 g of sugar1 pint raspberries Boiled the
    peaches and berries for an hour in a little water until mush, then cooled. Strained off pulp.
    Added sugar, yea...

  • Posted in thread: Peach Cider Recipe on 09-15-2012 at 05:13 PM
    Did you use campden tabs or anything to kill the natural yeast?

  • Posted in thread: Stovetop Pasteurize PET? on 08-21-2012 at 07:16 PM
    Can I stovetop pasteurize in PET bottles?

  • Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 08-20-2012 at 04:54 PM
    Can you stovetop pasteurize PET plastic bottles?