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Posted in thread: Apple wines, bottle conditioning a clear product on 08-22-2016 at 02:51 PM
I may have missed your point earlier, so let me try again: what is your definition of bubbly?
Petillant, (slightly carbonated) or Sparkling?The BJCP lists 2-3 oz of corn sugar as
Petilliant, and 5 oz ...
Posted in thread: First cider on 08-21-2016 at 08:42 PM
(spoken in jest) Hey, Cider for Dummies?After many years of brewing beer and expecting to not
have the super-secret cider skills required and being willing to not make "great" cider in the
Posted in thread: Cider to vinegar on 08-21-2016 at 01:28 AM
I generally fortify my cider batches with FAJC so the apple flavor of the vinegar is cmore
Posted in thread: Cider to vinegar on 08-20-2016 at 06:58 PM
I have made a few batches of cider vinegars with very tasty results. There are unpasteurized
ciders st the grocery store you use as guaranteed source of starter.
Posted in thread: First Time Cider Maker - How long can I age my cider on 08-20-2016 at 06:27 PM
I personally age all my ciders as I have had better tasting results that way. I have read the
two factors that affect the aging ability of ciders ABV% and pH. To be honest, I have never
checked the pH...
Posted in thread: My cyser w/ Nottingham has been at 66F for 7 days... Safe to let it reach room temp? on 08-18-2016 at 09:23 PM
Cider is like good BBQ, low and slow is the way to go.
Posted in thread: Carbonation & sediment after bottling on 08-18-2016 at 09:21 PM
As was said before be patient. Cider isn't always fast to carbonate, and aging the cider is
always a plus.
Posted in thread: First cider on 08-18-2016 at 09:15 PM
I have a friend that does the same thing with purchased juice; somewhere around September he
buys a jug, removes the inner seal and puts the lid back on, and puts it in the fridge until
Posted in thread: Obligatory first cider post! on 08-18-2016 at 06:04 PM
Carbonation drops are popular with some brewers and not with others. I generally age my ciders
in the bottle, so I can't comment on "bulk aging" after fermentation is over.
Posted in thread: Obligatory first cider post! on 08-18-2016 at 02:46 PM
MT, a dry sparkling cider does not require bottle pasteurization. If you add the appropriate
amount of priming sugar, when the priming sugar is gone the yeast go back to sleep; if you
wanted a sweet-f...