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Posted in thread: Forced Carbonation on 12-14-2013 at 06:41 PM
Conditioning. If I understand that term correctly. I want it to sit and age and be carbonated
for long term future consumption. Thanks.
Posted in thread: Forced Carbonation on 12-14-2013 at 06:26 PM
I have a recently filled 50 gallon cider tank pressurized to 5 psi. It has no leaks that I can
find but the pressure drops off daily. I suspect the CO2 is being absorbed into the liquid and
Posted in thread: Stabilizing a 55 gallon drum of Cider on 10-11-2012 at 11:06 PM
Sorbate and sulfite are normally added to prevent renewed fermentation AFTER fermentation has
been halted by other means. They are not meant to be used to stop an active fermentation. A
fermenting 55 ...
Posted in thread: Stabilizing a 55 gallon drum of Cider on 10-11-2012 at 08:58 PM
thanks...Do I look right on the K sorbate?
Posted in thread: Stabilizing a 55 gallon drum of Cider on 10-11-2012 at 05:19 PM
This year I decided to go big and make 55 gallons of hard cider in a 55 gallon drum instead of
individual 5 gallon carboys.Last year was the first time I tried stabilizing before letting it
Posted in thread: Corn Sugar vs Table Sugar for Priming on 09-19-2012 at 07:22 PM
ummmm.... why?The granular structure on both is similiar, in a similiar amount of water at the
same temperature (200+ F), I cannot imagine what difference you could detect. ???This is the
dilemma I'm ...
Posted in thread: Corn Sugar vs Granulated Sugar on 08-09-2012 at 06:32 PM
Now that I found where to get Corn Sugar in 50 lb quantity, Does anyone know if the ratio is
the same or different assuming I used one lb granulated cane sugar to one gallon cider?
Posted in thread: how much sugar needed for 5 gal? on 08-08-2012 at 01:05 AM
Just cause your yeast will go 18% doesn't make it a good idea. You will lose most all apple
flavor, will need a very long time to age. IMHO ciders are best at 6-8%.You can make an apple
wine with high...
Posted in thread: Corn Sugar vs Granulated Sugar on 08-07-2012 at 08:53 PM
Ok....I wasnt sure on the high fructose sugar. I think what I need is a liquid dextrose. There
is a product made by Cargill called Clearsweet. Now if I could only find who sells it.
Posted in thread: Corn Sugar vs Granulated Sugar on 08-07-2012 at 08:08 PM
I've been dissolving 5 lbs, granulated sugar per 5 gallons fresh pressed cider for the past few
years with good results. This year I would like to try liquid corn sugar, which I think is also