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Posted in thread: Found my "tasting" bottles on 02-15-2013 at 07:33 PM
I use chimay 33cl bottles.Nice to see an alternative, since most of my "tasters" never make it
Posted in thread: Some Keeving photos... on 02-15-2013 at 06:51 PM
Huh, musta forgot...Yeah....ZERO Keev. Cider turned out nice. Quite tart, needed backsweetening
back to 1.017ish (1.02 max). It did stop at 1.006, and many batches before had gone
negative.Crabs gave ...
Posted in thread: crab apple cider on 02-15-2013 at 02:41 AM
Astringent crabs add body to cider. Try a Norman cider apple, it'll suck all the moisture out
of your mouth.Try backsweetening with apple juice (uk equivalent to US's sweet cider).Tart is
no problem a...
Posted in thread: Making your own apple concentrate on 12-07-2012 at 05:36 PM
I've done this by accident many times. Freezing the cider will separate an unfreezable syrup.
.....Biohazards got it. Do what he says, you'll have a concentrate.
Posted in thread: How to fix too tart cider? on 12-04-2012 at 11:32 PM
Posted in thread: Cider press, or consumer juicer? on 12-04-2012 at 11:30 PM
For yield I'd say it's in this order (1 being best)1. juicer2. hydraulic press3. screw pressFor
speed/efficiency1. screw press2. hydraulic press3. juicerSo depends on how much you plan to do,
and how ...
Posted in thread: Apple and pear on 11-27-2012 at 01:22 PM
pear/apple work well.The higher sugar content of pear just means more alcohol if fermented dry.
I've found pear oxidizes faster, so ends up a darker color than cider. Straight pear fermented
Posted in thread: Pectin, where do you purchase? on 11-17-2012 at 02:35 AM
stuff from cider supply is specific for apples, and its probably closer to 1/2 tbsp per 7
Posted in thread: Pressing apples from grocery store? on 11-14-2012 at 07:32 PM
7 bucks a bushel (44lbs) for cider apples might be what they meant.Cider apples should be #2
grade (small and ugly) but still on the tree."Drops" and "windfall's" should be animal feed and
Posted in thread: Pectin, where do you purchase? on 11-14-2012 at 06:31 PM
Cidersupply sells keeving kits