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Posted in thread: Apple cider stuck? on 12-19-2013 at 07:42 PM
What was your starting gravity? Did you add any other sugars? And what was your fermentation
temperature?1118 is known to be a powerhouse, so I'm wondering if we don't have the whole
Posted in thread: Am I worried about nothing on 12-17-2013 at 06:40 PM
It may just be your gravity. The higher the starting gravity is, the harder it can be on your
yeast. Also, filtered juice maybe lacking some other nutrients the yeast like.If it's obviously
Posted in thread: Calculating Hard Cider Original Gravities on 12-17-2013 at 06:32 PM
Use a smaller hydrometer on a fishing line and drop it right into your fementer. Sanitized, of
Posted in thread: sweeten with Xylitol first on 12-16-2013 at 07:34 PM
You're not going to get any artificial sweetener flavors because it's not an artificial
sweetener. Its an alcohol, or chemically very close to an alcohol, that happens to be very
sweet. Effects on spe...
Posted in thread: Newbie cider sweetening question on 12-11-2013 at 07:01 PM
What SHE means is that your cider must be cleared in its current vessel...Fixed it for
you.Don't want to risk upsetting Frau Admin. :-)
Posted in thread: Angry Orchard 1.030 on 12-09-2013 at 08:11 PM
Hmmm... I wonder what a fermented Coke would taste like :DIf it's anything like fermented
Pepsi, bloody awful.When I was a younger man, I couch surfed a lot. At one of those apartments
we'd had a part...
Posted in thread: Will my mead make me sick? on 12-09-2013 at 07:56 PM
Due to their alcohol content and relatively low Ph, pathogens cannot live in
Posted in thread: I think I made an oopsie on 12-08-2013 at 07:19 PM
Campden is said to protect against oxidation. Let it age. It will either be good or it won't.
My money says it'll be good.
Posted in thread: Can kombucha cause bacterial infections? on 12-08-2013 at 07:15 PM
The sediment could be pectin from the unfiltered apple juice.As far as infection, the Ph is
likely too low. Might want to get test strips to be sure.Without a definitive diagnosis of your
Posted in thread: Mead IPA - to boil or not to boil half of the honey? on 12-05-2013 at 06:53 PM
No malt. Is it still a braggot? Not an ale either. IPM?It's just a hop metheglin.