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Posted in thread: What have you added to Cider? on 12-16-2012 at 08:52 PM
Atomic fireballs.....10 / gallon, honey,
Posted in thread: What sweetener do YOU use for back sweetening? on 12-08-2012 at 11:34 PM
Pappers,I'm fermenting my cider dry, want to back sweeten with raw cider, bottle condition and
pasteurize per your thread. But I'm a little unsure about how much to back sweeten to (to what
Posted in thread: Equipment Question on 12-07-2012 at 12:53 AM
When we started I went to LHBS, told them I wanted a "quality" kit. He set me up with
everything I needed and upgraded the components he felt necessary, major changes were a floor
corker, glass carboy...
Posted in thread: botting gravity? (sorry) on 11-25-2012 at 03:12 AM
,003-.004 will get you adequate carb levels and be safe.
Posted in thread: Cider tastes like water - Your opinion please! on 11-22-2012 at 02:43 AM
Yooper is right......there is no way EC1118 should finish over 1.00 on it's own with an OG of
Posted in thread: Cider tastes like water - Your opinion please! on 11-21-2012 at 10:22 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: In dire need of help with a stuck mead. on 11-20-2012 at 12:11 AM
D-47 has likely maxed out, ale yeast didn't stand a chance. I would make a very aggressive
starter by rehydrating some ec 1118 with a cup of your mead diluted with a cup of water. Wait
24 hours add an...
Posted in thread: Do I need to worry about bottle bombs if I've let my cider fully ferment? on 11-19-2012 at 11:44 PM
you'll be fine as long as you used recommended dose of priming sugar.
Posted in thread: Cider OG question on 11-18-2012 at 11:42 PM
It works that way for grapes so it sounds feasible for apples.
Posted in thread: Cider as an Christmas gift (Do I have time?) on 11-18-2012 at 08:41 PM
Sweeter will be better than dryer for a short term cider. Also keep the ABV lower as stated. I
think I would go with a ale yeast instead of a champagne also. Cinnamon can be added anytime
but go easy....