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Posted in thread: 5 Day Cider Finishing, Bottling, and Pasteurizing on 02-27-2012 at 06:15 PM
20 oz plastic soda bottles work great because u can feel by squeezing how much carbonation has
built up...just be sure and clean and sterilyze good.
Posted in thread: Cider Bottling/Carbing on 02-26-2012 at 04:46 AM
Typically if there is no gravity change in 3 days than your good to go, and as far as time to
carbonate from my experience it can take 5 days or up to 3 weeks give or take 1 week. If I let
it ferment ...
Posted in thread: Cider yeast starter?? on 02-08-2012 at 11:01 AM
Ive never used a yeast starter and have had no issues, but I do make sure and pitch it at the
specified temprature. I would use 2 standard size packs of dry yeast per 5 gallon container or
1 pack per ...
Posted in thread: Auto Mechanics Here? Help? on 02-08-2012 at 10:49 AM
I second the possibility of a sensor, they can do very strange things to an otherwise healthy
engine...but if u do indeed have low compression in a cylinder and ur handy with a wrench, I
have pulled t...
Posted in thread: Water wine? on 02-04-2012 at 06:35 AM
Check out a a simple mead recipe...might be close to what ur looking for
Posted in thread: anyone poisoned themselves? on 01-29-2012 at 10:45 PM
I've made cider with bakers yeast before and it took about 3 to 4 months before the bread taste
went away...as far as it being poisonous it is highly doubtfull...the c02 discharge should keep
out any ...
Posted in thread: Definition of Aging.... on 01-29-2012 at 10:16 PM
Along those lines - how long is too long to age cider?When u start to see mold
Posted in thread: Apple brandy question on 01-27-2012 at 09:24 AM
I made exactly what ur trying to do and it turned out awesome...I had an apple wine about 12-14
percent with a lot of remaining sugar and then froze it in a milk jug for about a week and
Posted in thread: 1st time brewing, have some questions. on 01-27-2012 at 09:04 AM
I'm assuming by hooch they mean distilling...which is illegal without a license. But there is
nothing you could do with any kind of yeast including bakers yeast and cider that is remotely
against the ...
Posted in thread: help!!!!!!! on 01-26-2012 at 09:08 AM
I disagree about bread yeast only producing 10%...my first batch I ever made was a 1 gal cider
with 2# of sugar (WAY TO0 MUCH) and bread yeast and if I remember right it was around 16%...but