Last Activity:10-22-2012 11:05 PM
Posted in thread: Back Carb Sweetening on 10-23-2012 at 01:36 AM
After the fermentation does the cider have about 1 residual volume meaning I can only add 2
volumes, or can I add three volumes to it?The bottles can hold about 4-5 volumes from what I
have read but I...
Posted in thread: Back Carb Sweetening on 10-22-2012 at 07:46 AM
I am looking to make a sweet carbonated cider. I will be adding a non fermentable sugar (
Xylitol ) to sweeten. How much should I add or consider adding to a 4g batch? I want it to be
semi sweet.With ...
Posted in thread: Is there an average SG for raw cider?? on 10-12-2012 at 05:20 AM
UpstateMike, I just got mine from schutts in webster, NY and they were about 1.062.
Posted in thread: Back Carb Sweetening on 10-12-2012 at 05:17 AM
I want to use xylitol for the sweetness and dextrose FCAJ/dextrose for the carbonation. Looking
for a semi sweet and carbonated cider.Right now is fermenting at about 64 degrees. Can I lower
it to 60 ...
Posted in thread: Re using a yeast cake on 10-11-2012 at 05:17 AM
What is the process to using this? If I wanted to do a back to back cider, do I need to clean
the lees out of the last batch or can I just re-add the fresh juice to the carboy?
Posted in thread: Back Carb Sweetening on 10-11-2012 at 04:44 AM
How much dextrose should I be adding to a 4 gallon batch to carbonate? Is the amount
scalable?Do I need to dissolve in water? Is it better to add frozen concentrate?If so, which is
good to get? Anythi...
Posted in thread: 1st time cider - in process on 10-31-2010 at 06:24 AM
The first fermentation has finished. It went all the way and stopped fermenting. I waited a bit
too long (Work was really busy). Siphoned out the cider into secondary and sucked very very
very little ...
Posted in thread: 1st time cider - in process on 10-20-2010 at 01:25 AM
10/2 - Carboy'd 5 g of Fresh Cider w/Campden SG - > 1.07 (off refractormeter's chart)10/4 -
Pitched Wyeast 476610/7 - Fermentation started10/15 - SG 1.0410/18 - Blended 3 pints of fresh
Posted in thread: 1st time cider - in process on 10-07-2010 at 04:33 PM
Fermentation started around 48 hours. About 1 bubble every 15 seconds.
Posted in thread: Apple-blueberry Hard Cider *NEWBIE* on 10-07-2010 at 07:27 AM
Someone correct me if im wrong but wouldnt the campden tablets kill the yeast in there? IE the
yeast just pitched.