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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
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
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.