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  • Posted in thread: 5 Day Sweet Country Cider on 11-25-2012 at 10:36 PM
    I ran across musselmen's cider this week during my shopping trips. It does have sorbate in
    it.What I had listed ascorbic acid (Vit C) which isn't supposed to be a preservative. Anywhooo
    I think I can ...

  • Posted in thread: 5 Day Sweet Country Cider on 11-25-2012 at 10:31 PM
    Josey Wales,What threads did you read? I'm interested. Also, keep us updated on your
    cider.These...Overcoming Potassium Sorbate in Zeigler's cider you know about potassium sorbate
    is wrong OG droppe...

  • Posted in thread: 5 Day Sweet Country Cider on 11-22-2012 at 01:30 PM
    Update. After reading two very informative thread here on HBT, I found a way to brew around or
    circumvent sorbate. It took some experimenting, but you basically overload the sorbate with
    yeast nutrien...

  • Posted in thread: 5 Day Sweet Country Cider on 11-21-2012 at 02:08 PM
    Are you sure no other preservatives were added? Potassium sorbate isn't the only preservative
    added sometimes. You can also try using a different strain of yeast tho not sure why your
    current yeast wo...

  • Posted in thread: 5 Day Sweet Country Cider on 11-21-2012 at 01:26 AM
    I re-pitched with Red Star Champagne yeast and looking at the labels again, nothing in the form
    of a preservative is listed so I am thinking that there is something in the apple cider that
    they didn't...

  • Posted in thread: 5 Day Sweet Country Cider on 11-20-2012 at 02:47 PM
    I started a batch this past Sunday; wanted it to be done in time for Thanksgiving dinner. I
    followed the recipe closely only omitting the cinnamon and adding one more gallon of apple
    cider and sugar t...

  • Posted in thread: Sour cider on 03-28-2012 at 02:51 AM
    The moral of the story is: Don't toss a cider that is not immediately appealing. Age it and if
    it still tastes like crap, add some stuff to it. We are scientists. Drunk scientists.I
    especially loved t...

  • Posted in thread: Newby Help on 03-22-2012 at 02:59 PM
    You could also sorbate it and backsweeten with more pear juice. That will dilute down the
    alcohol a bit and sweeten it up for you all in one shot. The sorbate should keep it from
    restarting fermentati...

  • Posted in thread: Newby Help on 03-22-2012 at 02:49 PM
    I agree with Pickled_Peppers, although I would definitely give this same recipe a second chance
    and just take a gravity reading in about 1/3 and 1/2 of the time you did - and attempt to
    acheive the or...

  • Posted in thread: Newby Help on 03-22-2012 at 03:25 AM
    Thanks Pickled Pepper for your guidance.I will most likely move this to some 1 gal carboys that
    I have and put them in the pantry were it is very cool.Except for the fact that it was very dry
    and made...

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