Last Activity:06-03-2015 5:29 PM
Posted in thread: Will a cider that starts out cloudy ever clear on 06-03-2015 at 05:10 PM
Generally speaking yes and no. Moving into secondary is to take the cider of the lees which
does two things; 1. helps clear the cider and 2. prevents off flavors from the lees.If the
cider will clear ...
Posted in thread: Tart Cherry Cider? on 06-02-2015 at 06:53 PM
I currently have a cranberry cherry that's ready to bottle. What do you guys use to backsweeten
for more cheery flavor? Concentrate? I'll see if they have just cherry at the store.
Posted in thread: Will a cider that starts out cloudy ever clear on 06-02-2015 at 06:32 PM
I actually don't really care if it clears as long as taste is not affected, I was just
wondering if it was something I should be waiting for.
Posted in thread: Will a cider that starts out cloudy ever clear on 05-28-2015 at 03:31 PM
Juice is from safeway, but is fresh pressed 100 percent apple juice. Very cloudy, and even a
little bit of sediment at the bottom. Just wondering
Posted in thread: Anyone Brew Cider Because They Don't Like Beer? on 04-06-2015 at 03:57 AM
I brew cider because it is much easier and requires much less equipment. And you can't by the
cranberry/rasberry/cherry etc ciders, not easily at least.
Posted in thread: PSA: Treetop fresh pressed apple juice $2/half gallon at Safeway till Tuesday on 04-05-2015 at 06:16 PM
This stuff looks good, only ingredient is apple juice, has some stuff settled on the bottom of
the bottle, on sale for $2 for a 64oz bottle.
Posted in thread: Foaming up into airlock, loosing flavor? on 04-05-2015 at 06:10 PM
I'm using Nottingham for the first time for some cran/rasberry cider, and its way more
aggressive than montrachet. For a day or so there was a little foam going up into the airlock,
so I wrapped a pap...
Posted in thread: Adding spices to apple cider AFTER fermentation on 06-24-2014 at 06:04 PM
Well I just tried a sample, it now it tastes pretty bad, almost like its oxygenated. I don't
know how that could have happened?
Posted in thread: Adding spices to apple cider AFTER fermentation on 06-24-2014 at 02:50 PM
So what I ended up doing was adding 12 cinnamon sticks (one per half gallon). I know seems like
a lot but I also added one stick to a normal half gallon of apple juice and am just going to
siphon it o...
Posted in thread: Adding spices to apple cider AFTER fermentation on 06-23-2014 at 01:27 AM
I mean, it mixes in the sense that the powder is floating all around. But it remains powder and
will soon settle to the bottom. It mixes but doesn't dissolve