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Posted in thread: Red hots cider on 01-05-2012 at 08:29 AM
Have you finished this? Or are you gonna let it age for a while? I'm curious how it turned out
Posted in thread: Red hots cider on 12-01-2011 at 05:32 AM
Did the candy boil down well? And were you able to taste any of the gallon at any point to see
how strong the candy taste was? That actually sounds really good
Posted in thread: great taste ...bad smell on 12-01-2011 at 05:27 AM
I have found that most sulfury smells (or farty smells as I like to call them) can be almost
eliminated by letting the primary fermentation finish completely. If I don't let it sit for at
least 3-4 we...
Posted in thread: did i infect my cider? Picture included on 12-01-2011 at 05:23 AM
Didn't you say that they are plastic bottles?? You are stove pasteurizing plastic bottles? that
may not be wise... That's not what they are typically made for, and plastic flavor could leak
in, or the...
Posted in thread: am i being thick on 11-14-2011 at 11:58 PM
If you are using PET bottles I heard their melting point is around 500 degrees F. So yes, you
should be fine
Posted in thread: Cider Dream on 11-12-2011 at 06:48 AM
Sounds good! I've got a cinnamon batch thats been aging for like 6 months that I can't wait to
try... The cinnamon sticks are super expensive though, does anyone know where to get them
cheap? I got th...
Posted in thread: Cold crash early to preserve sweetness? on 11-07-2011 at 08:39 PM
What I normally do is let it ferment dry (this gets rid of some off-tastes that I find are left
if you don't let the fermentation finish), let it age for however long (usually 6-10 months),
Posted in thread: 2 Liter PET bottle Carbonation: Anyone Tried? on 11-07-2011 at 03:59 AM
I had an idea today to make sweet, carbonated cider. I have used pappers stove-top
pasteurization method many times now, and it has lots of drawbacks. Most notably, it takes a
really freaking long tim...
Posted in thread: 24 Gallons of Fresh-Pressed Cider. on 10-15-2011 at 02:31 AM
looks great, but you are missing an Airlock on the 5th one.Hah yes I noticed that when I was
looking at the picture later... Those stupid rubber stoppers never stay in, it popped up and
fell over. I t...
Posted in thread: 24 Gallons of Fresh-Pressed Cider. on 10-15-2011 at 01:16 AM
Went to the orchard today and helped them press some fresh cider for me, I got 27 gallons! 24
to ferment, 3 to drink regular. And I gotta say... It might just be the tastiest thing I have
ever had in ...