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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
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 02-16-2013 at 07:59 AM
Oldmate....do you remember how long you let it sit in primary? Im going on 6 weeks on the 30th.
Im still seeing airlock activity, althought it every 30-40 sec's.From memory I left it until it
Posted in thread: Sterilizing mead bc of mold on top on 01-11-2013 at 06:34 AM
All good in the end. Unfortunately mold creates toxins that can't be filtered out or removed.
It's not the visible mold that gets you :)
Posted in thread: Mapfelwein on 12-24-2012 at 08:52 AM
Just letting you know that I was going through a bunch of my empty bottles and stumbled upon a
leftover one that I forgot to drink. Chilled it down and dear god, it was probably one of the
best home b...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Cider on 12-24-2012 at 08:46 AM
It comes out quite sweet. If you're a fan of drier ciders than you can just skip the
backsweetening step and carb as you would a beer. Looks great Evolcoms!!
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