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Posted in thread: Can I bottle it? on 11-21-2010 at 09:45 PM
Well I dont know for sure if it is stuck. It is going slow for sure, but there are still some
light bubbles on the surface. It has been very cool where it is fermenting. I will take a
reading again in...
Posted in thread: Can I bottle it? on 11-21-2010 at 07:38 PM
I used straight fresh pressed cider from various apples, Lavlin K1-1116 Wine Yeast + Fermax
Yeast Nutrient. OG was 1.052. It has been at around 60 deg the whole time and I did not add
Posted in thread: Can I safely bottle? on 11-21-2010 at 02:41 PM
Well, I didn't add any sugar and my OG was 1.053. I dont know if I can repeat this batch cause
I think that goodness is in the variety of apples in the cider. Otherwise I didn't do much but
Posted in thread: Can I bottle it? on 11-21-2010 at 01:46 PM
OK. That is what I needed to know. Thanks...maybe I will try this bottle pasteurization thing.
Posted in thread: Can I safely bottle? on 11-21-2010 at 05:14 AM
Hey all...I posted in the cider forum too, but I realize this was probably a better place for
my question:I have a ~5 gallon batch of cider that has fermented down to a SG of 1.008. If I
bottle now wi...
Posted in thread: Can I bottle it? on 11-21-2010 at 05:05 AM
I fermented a batch of cider this year that I think tastes better than any other I have made in
the past. Even better, I pressed the cider at a friend's place who has a small orchard and got
Posted in thread: Something to do with John Bull on 01-24-2009 at 02:03 PM
Great suggestions! I am gonna just bring them to a brief boil and dump them on my ESB lees.
Then I think I will just do something in secondary, either dry hop or fruit or both. The same
guy that gave ...
Posted in thread: Something to do with John Bull on 01-24-2009 at 02:11 AM
Hey Fellas!Tomorrow I was gonna rack off a somewhat botched (but still tasty) ESB brew to
secondary and thought I would brew up something quick to put on top of the healthy ESB yeast
cake that is in m...
Posted in thread: Yeast starter question on 01-12-2009 at 03:05 AM
Thanks again everyone. This site is so helpful. Cheers all!
Posted in thread: Yeast starter question on 01-11-2009 at 08:44 PM
The main thing I am concerned about is my yeast...I assume it is viable, even though I still
have seen no activity or anything. I was expecting it to behave more like when you proof yeast
for bread or...