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  • Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 05-02-2013 at 04:24 AM
    So I bought 23 liters of locally produced, not from concentrate, pasteurized apple juice the
    other day to make cider.Just wondering where you got your cider from? I'm from Halifax myself
    and I've usua...

  • Posted in thread: Soil and Site Amendment for Apple Trees on 05-01-2013 at 06:49 AM
    They'll be growing a few kilometers inland of New Glasgow so you probably came pretty close to
    the parcel on your way to CB, great place as well!Luckily we don't have gophers in our province
    but woodc...

  • Posted in thread: Should I be worried about contamination? on 04-29-2013 at 03:14 PM
    It has happened to me plenty of times without any problems. If you want to err on the safe side
    just don't leave it to age for months on end if it has a relatively low ABV. Even if it oes
    turn to vine...

  • Posted in thread: A way to make hard Feijoa Cider? on 04-28-2013 at 12:06 PM
    Got 15L of fresh pressed apple juice tonight and a few bags of feijoas given to me so im
    restricted by timing. I dont have anything spare to make the wine in right now so ill prepare
    the juice as abov...

  • Posted in thread: Soil and Site Amendment for Apple Trees on 04-27-2013 at 07:47 AM
    Thanks for the replies guys, it's been a great help.Greg, I'm pretty sure we'll have a few
    weeks of dry weather in August that'll make for the perfect time to rip up the ground prior to
    winter. In reg...

  • Posted in thread: Soil and Site Amendment for Apple Trees on 04-26-2013 at 11:32 AM
    Hey all, I have a parcel of land that I' like to start growing some cider apples on as it's no
    longer being use for hay. If I were buying land for this purpose , I certainly wouldn't have
    picked this ...

  • Posted in thread: Spiced cider on 04-23-2013 at 07:59 AM
    Probably a good opportunity to try washing yeast but it's such a small batch that you'd do just
    as well to pitch some new yeast. Definitely give the yeast washing a shot, it's a useful skill,
    just don...

  • Posted in thread: A way to make hard Feijoa Cider? on 04-23-2013 at 06:45 AM
    I've never tried a straight Feijoa cider but I had some Feijoa liquer at Purangi Winery in the
    Coromandel and MAN OH MAN was it ever good. Anyways, Old Mout makes their Feijoa and Apple
    cider by blend...

  • Posted in thread: Second Pressing Yield (SG) on 04-22-2013 at 03:27 AM
    When I press apples at home they come from the Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia. It's one of
    Canada's major apple growing regions but temperatures in the high 20s don't last long. Luckily,
    the majority...

  • Posted in thread: Second Pressing Yield (SG) on 04-18-2013 at 11:21 PM
    Whoa, that'd be quite a cider greg! I like to keep it lower in ABV so it's more sessionable,
    usually around 5.2% or a bit above. Apples at home in eastern Canada don't normally have the
    high sugar con...

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