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Posted in thread: Cider tastes like water - Your opinion please! on 11-25-2012 at 11:06 PM
Your cider has about 11% ABV in it and SGs of 1.00 and 1.004, this tells us that you still have
fermentable sugars in your cider and not enough alcohol to stop the EC1118 yeast from
fermenting your ci...
Posted in thread: Cider tastes like water - Your opinion please! on 11-22-2012 at 02:41 PM
You made Bud-cider!Has alcohol but lacking that flavor you were looking for.Bud-cider?
Posted in thread: Cider tastes like water - Your opinion please! on 11-22-2012 at 02:40 PM
Yooper is right......there is no way EC1118 should finish over 1.00 on it's own with an OG of
1.081.Keep in mind that this is apple juice from freshly squeezed/picked apples. Perhaps that
batch was sw...
Posted in thread: Cider tastes like water - Your opinion please! on 11-22-2012 at 02:39 PM
I'm really worried about bottle bombs for you. At an OG of 1.081, and that yeast strain, the FG
should be more like .990. If they are at 1.004 and 1.000, they aren't done. Where they at those
Posted in thread: Cider tastes like water - Your opinion please! on 11-21-2012 at 11:06 PM
1...EC 1118 too aggressive for cider, strips the apple flavor. Give it some time it may come
back with aging. Many prefer to use Ale yeasts. Nottingham is quite popular.2.... Depends on
Posted in thread: cider with white skin on 11-21-2012 at 10:17 PM
which or what sulphates/ stabilizers should i use? i never had to use chemicals before so no
nothing about them.Here is what I did (I followed the instructions the gurus at the store gave
me):Day 1: M...
Posted in thread: Cider tastes like water - Your opinion please! on 11-21-2012 at 10:08 PM
Hello,I just bottled 2 batches of 23L of cider. In both I used Freshly squeezed apple juice
from the orchardYeast was: Lalvin E-1118In the second batch, I added frozen strawberries THEY
TASTE LIKE WAT...
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Posted in thread: First Cider - Is this normal? on 11-21-2012 at 08:28 PM
Hey Richelle! Did the strawberry-apple turn out well? Dry? Sweet? Any hint of strawberry? And
just out of curiousity, did you prime/carbonate it before bottling?I've got 3 1-gallon batches
Posted in thread: First Cider - Is this normal? on 11-20-2012 at 02:19 PM
What might have avoided the white film would have been to add strawberry juice instead of whole
strawberries... We had drank a little and it was mystifying :)It's exciting when you find out
that your ...