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Posted in thread: Dry Hopped Cider on 12-13-2011 at 05:08 PM
Sadly no. But by harvest of apples for this year that I made in to cider is just finishing so I
guess I could still but I'm worried to waste it if it doesn't turn out.
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 10-27-2011 at 06:45 PM
So this might have been asked before but not sure. I am going to bottle five gallons of cider
tonight and plan on pasteurizing them with this method in the coming days to stop the
fermentation. What I...
Posted in thread: Carboy Caps are NOT Air Tight... What? on 10-04-2011 at 03:08 PM
I disagree a bit. The point of a bung and airlock is that it is airtight. This shows that it is
not. Also, the bubbles are a very helpful indicator to the brewer/wine maker. A lot of people
like to kn...
Posted in thread: Carboy Caps are NOT Air Tight... What? on 10-04-2011 at 01:38 PM
I know this is an old thread but I just bought three of these (two 5s and a 6.5) and the 5s are
not airtight. It's to the point where If I put a airlock on there are not bubbles. But when I
fit it wit...
Posted in thread: Wild yeast and yeast nutrient on 09-30-2011 at 03:03 PM
lots of good info. I read here that a company call JK Scrumy uses small amount of champagne and
predominantly wild yeast. So does that sounds like somthing I could do at home. Add maybe a
half or a 1/...
Posted in thread: Wild yeast and yeast nutrient on 09-27-2011 at 01:30 PM
Thanks CvilleKevin, that sounds logical.
Posted in thread: Wild yeast and yeast nutrient on 09-26-2011 at 08:53 PM
Thanks for the info!For clarification I am pressing my own apples and the most cleaning I do to
the apples is just letting them float in some water.
Posted in thread: Wild yeast and yeast nutrient on 09-26-2011 at 08:31 PM
I have a lot of fresh cider and I wanted to take a chance and see what happens if I just go the
wild yeast route with a small batch. The question I have is "does adding yeast nutrient help
wild apple ...
Posted in thread: New England Cider on 09-23-2011 at 09:29 PM
is a style of cider that has a higher ABV. You take cider and you boil it down to condense
the sugars and get more of an apple flavor. You add my small amount like maple syrup. I don't
know how much...
Posted in thread: New England Cider on 09-23-2011 at 05:33 PM
So I am planning on making a 5 gallon batch of New England cider. I was planning on using
boiled cider 2:1 I think to up the sugar. I was wondering if someone knew what my OG should
read before I pitc...