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Posted in thread: apple ice wine-ice cider who makes it, recipes? on 09-27-2016 at 07:04 AM
I am a big fan of applejack, no wait, I am a huge fan of applejack, okay, that isn't a fair
description of my affection for applejack. When it comes to applejack, I can't think of
anything I would rat...
Posted in thread: Who all is making ice cider here, recipes? on 09-27-2016 at 12:39 AM
I currently have a batch of ice cider going in my fermentation chamber (re-purposed freezer)
and in the beginning I was holding a 60* F temperature which is at the bottom of the
temperature range for ...
Posted in thread: Will it juice: Kiwis on 09-26-2016 at 10:23 PM
I do not know of anyone that has done such a thing, but if they are free (and free is best)
give it a run, you might end up with something magical. They kind of taste like a cross between
an apple and...
Posted in thread: Brooklyn Brew Shop's Sweet Cider - Tips and Advice on 09-26-2016 at 07:14 PM
I just went to the BBS site, and they say the yeast produces somewhere between 4 and 6% ABV. If
their yeast actually stops at less than 6%, they better have a container load ready to ship
out. I know ...
Posted in thread: Brooklyn Brew Shop's Sweet Cider - Tips and Advice on 09-26-2016 at 06:46 PM
A couple of things...in order for the cider to have residual sweetness, there has to have been
more sugar in the juice ("must") than the yeast can ferment out.In other words, you need to
know the alco...
Posted in thread: Good idea, or waste of time? on 09-26-2016 at 04:02 AM
I just saw an "apple peel" wine recipe yesterday. Water, peels, sugar and yeast. Kind of like
using crab apples to make wine; ir doesn't take very much.
Posted in thread: Making cider with winfall apples & kitchen juicer on 09-26-2016 at 12:39 AM
IME, the warmest spot in the house day in and day out is on top of the fridge.
Posted in thread: first batch, a bit too sour on 09-25-2016 at 11:28 PM
Another option for future batches as well would be to use S-04 yeast for cider making. It is
not a highly attenuative yeast and left me with a pretty sweet profile. To the point that I had
no need or ...
Posted in thread: No extra flavor from Belgian yeast? on 09-21-2016 at 07:37 AM
Y'all might want to check out this link: personally have tried this cider and I thought it was
amazing, and not surprisingly so did SWMBO.
Posted in thread: Post apple-jacking questions on 09-20-2016 at 09:35 PM
Current update on apple jack, I have taken on Yooper's method of a loose cover on the hard
cider until it reaches 1.030; this includes stirring the CO2 out (degassing) on a daily basis.
My ciders no l...