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  • Posted in thread: looking for recipes for hard cider on 09-05-2012 at 06:34 PM
    read as much as you can on this forum. It is the best way to learn. Some good and proven
    recipes can be found in the recipes link above

  • Posted in thread: Too much pressure?? on 09-05-2012 at 06:32 PM
    Hi when i unscrew the cap slightly it releases the pressure an the tap stops dripping so i know
    the tap is ok. CheersThat sounds to me like your cider is not done fermenting.

  • Posted in thread: Back sweetening and priming; Are both necessary to carb? on 09-04-2012 at 10:03 PM
    The backsweetening is more than enough to carb. In fact, be careful as it can over carb

  • Posted in thread: Fresh Start on 09-01-2012 at 04:01 PM
    ok, i want to start making my own hard cider. I have done alot of reading on here and other
    sites. Right now i have no equipment to do this so i was hoping you could help compile a list
    of everything ...

  • Posted in thread: Bottling cider. on 08-31-2012 at 07:55 PM
    You can back sweeten and bottle carb using fermentables. I don't like the taste of anything
    like Splenda or artificial sugars for that matter, believe me I can taste the difference. You
    just need to m...

  • Posted in thread: Cider Ideas on 08-31-2012 at 07:47 PM
    I always use wyeast 4766. It was recommended by norther brewer and I've used white labs before
    but the wyeast I think is better. Definitely fresh pineapple too, I plan on getting one at
    Costco, lettin...

  • Posted in thread: Giving cider away on 08-29-2012 at 09:58 PM
    I usually ask what they have to trade. Living where we are it usually is fresh caught fish from
    the bay, so i am all about it. It has to be a good amount though. Last guy gave me over 2lbs of
    fresh ca...

  • Posted in thread: pasteurised cider ferment with no yeast on 08-27-2012 at 10:13 PM
    Sounds like either wild yeast or the yeast cells in the nutrient weren't completely dead. From
    what I have read, nutrient is mostly old dead yeast cells. Someone correct me if I am wrong.

  • Posted in thread: Cider Ideas on 08-27-2012 at 10:04 PM
    Nice, I'm going to try it out anyway with some small batches. I also had some ideas about an
    black cherry/pineapple cider in my head. What about a tropical punch cider???Let us know how
    this went with...

  • Posted in thread: Some near future cider ideas on 08-27-2012 at 09:59 PM
    Last week i started a Cranberry Apple Cider, 2 gal cran to 3 gal apple. Still fermenting but
    tasted pretty good yesterday mid fermentation. Can't wait till its done.