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Posted in thread: Raspberry Cider experiment today on 12-30-2009 at 03:57 AM
No. But you reminded me to try this again with a different yeast.
Posted in thread: Another noob attempt at Cranberry Cider on 09-27-2009 at 03:52 AM
Just an update on the non-cranberry version.I had put it in a mini-keg on 1/25/09 and just
tapped it tonight (8 months in the keg). I think I added too much splenda. It's _VERY_ sweet
with very little...
Posted in thread: Unpasteurized Cider in Chicago on 08-03-2009 at 05:07 AM
i live in chicago and have used several brands of cider from Whole Foods. Works fine. Also, in
the fall they have an AWESOME fresh pressed cider in 1 gallon plastic jugs (eg: milk jugs) and
I pick tha...
Posted in thread: Another noob attempt at Cranberry Cider on 01-25-2009 at 04:52 AM
i've never heard of sparkaloidIt does nothing but cause the suspended "gunk" to drop to the
bottom. Purely aesthetic.
Posted in thread: Another noob attempt at Cranberry Cider on 01-24-2009 at 02:52 AM
7 days after pitching, the SG had dropped to 1.010 so I racked to secondary and added
sparkaloid.5 days after that (total of 12 days) the cider had cleared and this is what I have
at the moment. The c...
Posted in thread: Getting the yeast OUT of my cider on 01-13-2009 at 09:53 PM
I'm in the same boat with you tallor. I hate beer but love cider (as long as I can taste the
fruit in it)I've had the same problem with several of my batches and I _think_ I've been able
to narrow it ...
Posted in thread: Another noob attempt at Cranberry Cider on 01-12-2009 at 01:47 AM
I hope so :)
Posted in thread: Another noob attempt at Cranberry Cider on 01-11-2009 at 10:42 PM
1 gallon of Apple Cider in Whole Foods carboy32oz of pure Cranberry juice (fresh pressed, not
from concentrate, no water, etc, $9 for 32oz also from Whole Foods)1/2 tsp Yeast Nutrient1/2
tsp Pectic En...
Posted in thread: When to rack my Hard Cider? on 01-11-2009 at 12:27 AM
You could also go for a sweet cider. Take a taste. If you like it....bottle/drink it.If you
want super clear sweet cider...then rack off to a secondary and add sparcloid or similar and
let sit for ano...
Posted in thread: A noob, blindly making cider on 01-10-2009 at 09:51 PM
for being a noob that's a heck of a way of jumping in feet first. I'm still playing with 1
gallon batches :)