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Posted in thread: Kirkland brand Apple juice on 03-03-2015 at 05:58 AM
Actually, that is an even better deal than 1 gallon for $2.97. It is $0.30 or so cheaper by the
gallon. Unless you are using a really esoteric (read expensive) mix of apples in your soon to
Posted in thread: Kirkland brand Apple juice on 03-02-2015 at 09:04 PM
Wally world has one gallon house brand jugs of apple juice for less than three dollars right
now. I bought four. I use a combination of jugged juice, FAJC, and I now make all my ciders
with Red Star P...
Posted in thread: Newbie- Going to do my first cider today on 03-02-2015 at 08:52 PM
You can always use 1/5 of a can of FAJC per gallon to prime with, and it will help to add a
little flavor to your cider.
Posted in thread: First cider on 03-02-2015 at 08:48 PM
There should be no problem moving your cider out of the fridge to room temperature. I agree
with Yooper; young cider doesn't often taste like much of anything, but if you will wait 6
months or more, y...
Posted in thread: Beer bottle dynamite :( on 02-24-2015 at 03:52 AM
How did whole cane sugar make a mess, did you not dissolve it water first?
Posted in thread: Brewing with kids on 02-19-2015 at 08:04 AM
Oh, wait, you all are talking about children, I thought you were talking about kids. They
really do poach quite well, and taste quite pleasant in a Billy Goat Stout. The real problem is
keeping the ha...
Posted in thread: Using pasteurized juice on 02-19-2015 at 07:52 AM
I did say, "please". There is so much information available on this website, and when I was new
here, I was quite overwhelmed. Some of the Senior members here suggested I use the search
function for w...
Posted in thread: First timer - overwhelmed on 02-19-2015 at 02:16 AM
+1 to Yooper, but I always give +1 to Yooper. Yooper is the guru of all things cider in my
opinion. Send her a PM, and she will answer you back very soon, I am sure.
Posted in thread: Using pasteurized juice on 02-19-2015 at 02:10 AM
You only need to pasteurize post fermentation if you back sweeten with a fermentable sugar.
Next time, please use the search function first.
Posted in thread: Apple / Strawberry Cider on 02-19-2015 at 01:10 AM
Your final gravity depends on a lot of different things; until your cider doesn't change
gravity readings for at least three days, don't bottle it. Unless you are planning to
pasteurize your bottles o...