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Posted in thread: How does this sound? on 10-25-2013 at 01:25 AM
Yes I added them 24 hrs prior to the yeast
Posted in thread: How does this sound? on 10-25-2013 at 12:47 AM
Hello all I started a cider yesterday and I'm still new to cider any thoughts?5 gal fresh
pressed apple juice w SG of 1.060 (campden tablets added ) 1 tbsp yeast nutrientsRaw cane sugar
to bring SG to...
Posted in thread: Woodchuck winter cider on 01-04-2013 at 08:15 PM
Hello cider makers!I have never made cider before but I have been make mead for a few years
now. I recently tried the woodchuck winter cider from VT and loved the combination of cider and
oak and want...
Posted in thread: Bottling problem on 11-20-2012 at 02:57 AM
I did three re racks and added bentonite to clear it twice and cold crashed it with the
Posted in thread: Bottling problem on 11-20-2012 at 02:18 AM
So I bottled my rosť hip mean on Thursday. This morning I opened my closet and one of the
bottles had shot the cork out. Before bottling i had not seen any signs of fermentation for
about a month. Wha...
Posted in thread: Head space question on 09-28-2012 at 10:51 PM
It's about two inch down from the top mark on the round part of a five gal carboy.
Posted in thread: Head space question on 09-28-2012 at 09:41 PM
Thank you for the help is it still ok for bulk aging or should I rack it into a smaller carboy?
Posted in thread: Head space question on 09-28-2012 at 06:06 PM
I have a rosť hip mead in a 5 gal carboy and after racking it there is a lot of head space. I
was wondering if I could just add CO2 in the space to prevent it from oxidizing or will that
effect the ta...
Posted in thread: Back sweeting question on 07-21-2012 at 10:20 PM
I have never had to back sweeten a mead before but I started a Blueberry hops mead 14 days ago
I did a gravity reading and sampled it today (SG 1.096 FG 1.012 ) and it needs to be sweeter so
Posted in thread: Adding dry Hibiscus flowers on 06-27-2012 at 03:43 AM
Another new brewer question. I was going to add hibiscus flowers (dried) when I reracked my
mead will it still add flavor or do I need to boil it in my must?