Last Activity:11-20-2013 10:28 PM
Posted in thread: A twist on apfel on 11-16-2013 at 01:53 AM
Just finished my 2nd 5 gal batch of this but this time around i only used 1lb of dextrose and i
prefer this batch over the last this one finished faster was less like wine and more like apple
Posted in thread: The HONEYCRISP on 10-29-2013 at 03:51 AM
Montrachet all the way red star Montrachet
Posted in thread: Fantastic Hard Cider Recipe with Instructions (and fall spice / cherry variations) on 10-28-2013 at 02:43 PM
I haven't worked with 'wild' apples yet (going to get some during my trip to CT!), but I've
heard that you only need to adjust the pH sometimes. And when you do, you just need some maltic
acid to bri...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 10-01-2013 at 05:15 AM
Just finished this batch in keg drinking now i like it but it needed more time. I did have
problem with clarification. Next time I'm using bentonite if i do it again. I do prefer the
apfelwein recipe ...
Posted in thread: A twist on apfel on 10-01-2013 at 05:01 AM
Just finished today. It was incredible i did end up adding some natural apple concentrate from
lhbs i brought it out to a bonfire and nearly every person tried it and came back for more and
more. Few ...
Posted in thread: Questing about commercial G lock kegs on 08-23-2013 at 02:07 PM
EDIT: g system not g lock and also know as sanke.So last night i was keg shopping and ran
across some brand NEW commercial kegs with a g system for $80. I did some research and
discovered that they ca...
Posted in thread: Vinegar washed apples what?! on 08-23-2013 at 01:54 AM
So i bought two gallons of raw apple cider from a coworker on the farm. He left out the part
where he washed the apples in vinegar before pressing and I'm a bit concerned theres some
acetic acid in th...
Posted in thread: A twist on apfel on 07-22-2013 at 02:55 AM
Is it odd that it fermented from 1.0060 to 1.0010 in a week and a half? Should i move to
secondary or let it sit a little longer?
Posted in thread: How long do you age Cyser? on 07-22-2013 at 02:34 AM
[QUOTE="Bauerbrewery1989"]Yeah, I should have used a champegne or wine yeast, when I make mead
I use lalvin D-47, but I used the Nottingham because my thought was it would be more of an easy
Posted in thread: A twist on apfel on 07-22-2013 at 02:09 AM
No, looks fine for Primary fermentation."Rhino Farts" can come from stressed yeast. I usually
add yeast energizer at the beginning of every batch. The brand I use says 1/2 teaspoon per
gallon.As for o...