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Last Activity:10-10-2012 10:57 PM
Posted in thread: Graham's English Cider on 03-10-2012 at 03:21 AM
Can I leave the cider on the fruit until I'm ready to bottle? Or should I rack to another
carboy to clear and age? I bottled a cider in February that sat in primary with raisins since
September. I'm p...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 04-10-2011 at 02:53 AM
I just bottled 3 gallons of this. It sat in the carboy for 5 months before I got around to
bottling it. A few bottles in, I discovered that my siphon didn't fit all the way down through
the mouth of t...
Posted in thread: Graham's English Cider on 10-26-2010 at 05:51 AM
When I bottled the cider was very clear (although not quite crystal clear, as the picture is),
the smell was nice and apply, but the taste was green. I don't know how else to describe it,
but there is...
Posted in thread: Yeast for fresh cider on 10-19-2010 at 03:47 AM
IMO the cote-du-blanc and the nottingham were the best. The nottingham left a little more of
the residual apple flavors, while the wine yeasts were more dry and a little more floral. I
only let mine g...
Posted in thread: Raw (fresh) Cider on 10-05-2010 at 05:26 AM
I get cider directly poured into carboys at press. Great idea! I like zero work with tasty
Posted in thread: 1st time for cider on 10-05-2010 at 04:46 AM
We have apple trees dropping fruit all over the neighborhood but I have no press. I'd like to
go to this event next year. Are the presses powered or hand-crank? Do they have fresh cider for
sale if yo...
Posted in thread: Spoiled for choice (TreeTop) on 09-29-2010 at 05:19 AM
I have seen the three apple blend discussed online as giving nice results and preferred over
the non-blend. We have bought both for our kiddos and I prefer the sweet-tart taste of the
three apple blen...