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Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 11-18-2013 at 07:03 AM
New to cider making. This will be my first batch. Started two 1 gallon carboys one week ago!
All the feedback on this cider is making this a great beginner brew. I attempted it with
exceedingly cheap ...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 09-23-2013 at 10:39 AM
Anyone know what page the UPDATED recipe is on?Updated original post.
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 08-20-2013 at 11:41 AM
I made a one gallon batch with some cheap apple juice. It fermented for about 3 weeks before
airlock stopped moving. When I tasted it, it was horrible. Smelled like whiskey and tasted like
a strong ba...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 07-30-2013 at 11:14 AM
Sounds normal to me. Cider usually gives off a smell that is often described as 'rhino-farts'
due to a lack of nutrients in the must. Leaving it on the yeast cake for too long can impart a
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 05-07-2013 at 11:28 AM
Oldmate you said any wine or champaign yeast. Well which specific one did you use and has
anyone used Nottingham for this? I didn't see this answer the only reason I'm asking. And also
is one package ...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 03-25-2013 at 11:20 AM
Did you let it sit to carbonate in the bottle? If not it may have been the yeast that you used.
If it was a beer yeast strain it may have reached it's ABV limit in primary.
Posted in thread: Cadbury Egg Easter Mead on 02-26-2013 at 05:23 AM
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it is most likely that the fats and milk solids will
separate and spoil.. It would be a lot easier to make a cocao and caramel mead out of burnt
sugar and raw ...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 02-25-2013 at 08:48 AM
I read when using honey to carbonate, 4.7 ounces of honey is the equivalent of the normal four
ounces of priming sugar for a five gallon batch. Does using 750ml of honey dramatically
increase the risk...
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Posted in thread: Cider unusual fermentation signs on 02-18-2013 at 07:58 AM
Sounds fine to me. You might have a slight leak between the carboy and the airlock. Give it a
gravity reading if you are unsure. You shouldn't use airlock activity as a sign of