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Posted in thread: cold crashing cider on 05-17-2011 at 06:50 PM
I have cold crashed four batches of cider and have found it best at crashed between SG = 1.005
to 1.008 (measured using a hydrometer), but it really depends on what you are looking for, so
you should ...
Posted in thread: First time brewing cider, need help/suggestions please! on 05-06-2011 at 04:41 PM
Apple juice varies a lot in SG (from 1.043 to 1.054 is what I saw in last years apples). The 1
1/3c (at 6.5oz/cup = 8 2/3 oz) sugar adds about 0.025, so a range would be 1.068 to 1.079.
Posted in thread: My first real batch of hard cider hopefully... on 04-19-2011 at 09:08 PM
For your next batch you might try a graff, which sounds like what you are aiming for luck!
Posted in thread: carbonating sugar on 03-04-2011 at 06:32 PM
I have found that dextrose is actually much lighter than granulated sugar. Using a digital
scale, I found one cup of dextrose to be 135-136g or 4.76-4.8 ounces per cup (compared to
granulated at 184g ...
Posted in thread: Apfelwein fermentation stuck! too much sugar? on 01-05-2011 at 05:26 PM
I had the a similar problem with my last batch of cider (added too much sugar, sg=1.107 and
fermentation stopped early at 1.018). I solved it by racking it onto a yeast cake of another
brew (which use...
Posted in thread: Carboy vs. Bottle Conditioning on 10-26-2010 at 06:23 AM
How about PVC pipes in a cupboard? Cheap, easy and bottle-bomb proof! an old
map/plan/something storage unit (at 36" deep, it holds three bottles per slot or 264 total)