Last Activity:10-24-2014 11:38 AM
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Posted in thread: Everyday Simplest Dry Cider on 10-23-2014 at 06:55 PM
I completely disagree with the above statement.If your high ABV cider has the apple flavor
overwhelmed by a rocket fuely taste you have not conditioned it properly.Please define
conditioning it proper...
Posted in thread: Which of these yeasts would you recommend for a sparkling apple cider? on 10-23-2014 at 01:33 PM
Champagne yeast takes it all the way dry, and usually pretty fast (not sure why it would take 8
days - that sounds like something was wrong).I said 10 days for 8% ABV. That's not fast. 7 days
for 8% c...
Posted in thread: topping off carboy with opened juice? on 10-23-2014 at 05:32 AM
What is your one real question here?
Posted in thread: First time cider on 10-23-2014 at 05:31 AM
Yep, it's looking good!
Posted in thread: Cider fermentation, infection? on 10-22-2014 at 11:02 PM
Um, that's not an infection - that's a bacterial neural network. Otherwise known as "Microbial
Intelligence".You should try to get much better photos.
Posted in thread: Bad reaction from Cider on 10-22-2014 at 10:39 PM
Be very afraid of the mutants!
Posted in thread: Compressing Containers Squeeze the Air Out of Your Stored Food on 10-22-2014 at 04:40 PM
Crushing hops is Not A Good Thing (tm)
Posted in thread: Moving to Amsterdam on 10-22-2014 at 02:02 PM
Thanks for the advice podz and mattdc26...Any other items I should grab here that are hard to
source for brewing?Be wellYou can get everything you need from Brouwland (Belgium, shipping
Posted in thread: Moving to Amsterdam on 10-22-2014 at 04:40 AM
I will bring my regulators and buy the nut to adapt to EU threads...should I leave the CO2
bottles at home and get them there? Not sure how to handle this.All advice appreciated.Leave
them at home.Nob...
Posted in thread: Which of these yeasts would you recommend for a sparkling apple cider? on 10-22-2014 at 03:37 AM
I wouldn't recommend EC-1118 and I likely won't buy it again, either. I used this yeast to make
my otherwise normal cider recipe and two bad things happened:1. Needed a blowoff hose for 3
days. I've n...