Last Activity:03-13-2012 2:43 AM
Posted in thread: Drop Them Panties Again - Sweet Sparkling Cider on 01-20-2012 at 02:50 AM
I have never made a cider before. Can you bottle this with regular beer bottles or does it have
to be wine bottles?Wine bottles if still(non-carbonated) and beer or champagne bottle if
Posted in thread: Need advice. fermentation speed and temperature with sweet cider on 01-17-2012 at 03:16 AM
I know that when making a dry cider, it is always recommended to ferment slowly in a cool
environment in order to preserve aromas but does the same principle apply if making a sweet
carbonated cider t...
Posted in thread: Consequences of using more yeast than recommended ? on 01-16-2012 at 03:55 AM
Iíve been making cider for a while now but I also have knowledge in the art of distillation.
When making a wash to distill, itís always recommended to use lots of yeast and Iíve been doing
the same wi...
Posted in thread: Drop Them Panties Again - Sweet Sparkling Cider on 01-15-2012 at 09:27 PM
Great recipe but should be called Lemon in cider as it's very lemony!!!!!!!OG: 1.085Bottled at
1.020 without priming sugar.final ABV: +- 9.5% ... surprisingly, you don't taste it but you'll
feel it LO...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 01-12-2012 at 02:29 AM
You are going to loose some, but I found it to be insignificant. The one that I opened recapped
and pasteurized on the same day still had plenty of CO2 when I drank it. Think of it like this
if you ha...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 01-12-2012 at 01:46 AM
There is nothing wrong with using a plastic bottle, but there is no reason that you should
"loose a couple of bottles checking for right level of carbonation"When I did mine rather than
drink the unca...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 01-11-2012 at 10:25 PM
The plastic bottle is used as an indicator of the level of carbonation prior to pasteurizing.
When it gets to the right firmness, I know that it is time to pasteurize the batch. I usually
drink the pl...
Posted in thread: Will this work ? on 01-08-2012 at 08:03 PM
OK, I think I will rack and cold crash until fully cleared and then I will use chemicals. Is it
possible to taste the chemicals after you add them ?Is this right: 1/2 teaspoon of potassium
Posted in thread: Will this work ? on 01-07-2012 at 09:11 PM
Are you going to put it in hot water to pasteurize it? Basically to kill the yeast and keep it
sweet? I'm not sure the heat would be even enough to get at the yeasties in the center of the
Posted in thread: Will this work ? on 01-07-2012 at 04:35 PM
Thanks Jacob !