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Posted in thread: hardwood apple chips question on 11-01-2012 at 02:23 PM
Thanks gratus fermentatio
Posted in thread: hardwood apple chips question on 10-30-2012 at 05:45 PM
This is my second year of cider making and tried something new, now I'm second guessing myself.
I did some research and could not get a clear answer, so time to pick you brains.Recipe idea is
Posted in thread: Rack carboy to the top? on 11-11-2011 at 10:25 PM
If you want to make things excessively complex: I had a "situation" with three gallons in a
five gallon carboy; had racked into it off the lees and not thought things through. I didn't
expect a lot of...
Posted in thread: Rack carboy to the top? on 11-11-2011 at 10:06 PM
I was not aware that you had a smaller carboy. how big is it?3 gallons. I think, correct me if
I'm wrong, but transfering from plain into spiced to close the air gap, then rack into the
smaller sould ...
Posted in thread: Airlock Question on 11-11-2011 at 09:47 PM
You should start to see some action in about 24 hours and some really good after 72. If not
make sure the cider didn’t have any preservatives it in and try a starter batch to make
sure your yeas...
Posted in thread: Rack carboy to the top? on 11-11-2011 at 07:59 PM
Should I transfer the "plain" into the "spiced" to close that gap, then rack the remaining into
a smaller carboy. Or should I just remove the airlock and cap it off, since the fermentation
Posted in thread: Rack carboy to the top? on 11-11-2011 at 07:43 PM
Thanks for the info. Thats what I was hoping for, gas shield.
Posted in thread: Rack carboy to the top? on 11-11-2011 at 06:14 PM
I've transferred 5 gallons to a 6 gallon carboy for settling. The fermentation has stopped,
which is fine, but I'm worried about the excess air ( don't want vinegar) itís air locked.
Should I top it o...