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Posted in thread: Different temps in one Fermentation Chamber on 02-10-2014 at 08:00 PM
I am looking to build a fermentation chamber. SWMBO gave me a single stage Johnson control unit
for Christmas (what I asked for, didn't realize there were dual stage ones). I think this will
be fine, ...
Posted in thread: Carbonation in Cider Doesn't Last on 10-16-2012 at 01:56 PM
Another season, another batch of cider. Thanks to some of the good threads regarding
pasteurizing and using plastic bottles to test carbonation pressure, I've gotten pasteurizing
down and seem to have...
Posted in thread: Inconsistent carbonation on 02-24-2011 at 12:28 AM
That's exactly what I do with the concentrate. I use a ratio of one can thawed apple juice
concentrate per 5 gallons of cider. I pour the concentrate in the bottling bucket, then add the
cider to the ...
Posted in thread: Inconsistent carbonation on 02-23-2011 at 08:52 PM
I have gone through several batches of cider, and keep running into the same issue when bottle
carbonating. For some reason, some bottles are noticeably more carbonated than others.Thinking
it was an ...
Posted in thread: Yeast - Decisions, decisions on 12-02-2010 at 05:45 PM
I've had good luck with the Windsor dry yeast, WL Irish Ale yeast, and WL English Cider yeast.
Posted in thread: odd CO2. gushing head, flat cider on 12-02-2010 at 05:44 PM
I just went to check my bottled cider for carbonation level to see if it was time to
pasteurize. It has been in the bottles for 3 days (previously I found 4-5 days was on the high
end of carbonation l...
Posted in thread: Problem with too much head space in carboy? on 11-23-2010 at 03:40 AM
Idea: what if I primaried the 2 gallons in a 5 gallon carboy, then racked to 2 separate 1
Posted in thread: Problem with too much head space in carboy? on 11-23-2010 at 03:21 AM
After several batches of testing, I'm going to brew a larger batch of cider tomorrow. I'm going
to do 2 seperate 2gallon batches, using 2 5gallon carboys.I had an issue with krausen going
crazy when f...
Posted in thread: Any good Chocolate Mint Stout recipes? on 11-23-2010 at 02:24 AM
looking to make this recipe, what was the outcome?
Posted in thread: Is Cider naturally gluten free? on 10-15-2010 at 04:24 PM
so is the ~2ppm due to the liquid yeast or priming sugar? After second consideration, I think I
will be using apple juice concentrate in place of priming sugar, if that makes a difference
(about 1 can...