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Posted in thread: Favorite Cider Yeast? on 09-12-2013 at 06:11 PM
I picked up the following to try in ciders this fall: Lallemand NottinghamLallemand Belle
SaisonFermentis Safale S-04Lallemand MunichI think the Saison and Munich will be interesting.
Does anyone have...
Posted in thread: Favorite Cider Yeast? on 09-11-2013 at 02:56 AM
Vereto, do you think this would work by just letting unpasteurized juice sit?Absolutely, sir. I
just do not have access to some fresh unpasteurized juice so I am trying this more round-a-bout
Posted in thread: Coconut in secondary getting "patchy" on 09-10-2013 at 09:37 PM
Cuz the flavore and aroma will blow out with the co2. So they say!!I had heard the same thing
but I ended up trying it anyway ;)I used coconut in the mash and put in primary and got a very
Posted in thread: Favorite Cider Yeast? on 09-09-2013 at 09:51 PM
Tipsy,Probably, I just want to guarantee a good, solid yeast before I toss it into 5 gallons
worth of organic juice. As for how I harvested it, I didn't do anything terribly complicated. I
picked out ...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 09-09-2013 at 07:50 PM
As long as I keep the temp under 170, I don't think I should have any ethanol boil off though,
Posted in thread: Coconut porter recipe? on 09-09-2013 at 03:28 PM
I would recommend against adding the coconut flake loose. I just finished a coconut beer, .5lb
in mash and .5 lb in boil. I had planned on .5 lb in the secondary but found the aroma and
taste to be sp...
Posted in thread: Favorite Cider Yeast? on 09-09-2013 at 02:48 PM
I have only used Nottingham (which I am pretty fond of) but this past weekend, I tried my first
attempt at harvesting some wild yeast from some organic apples. Its currently fizzling away in
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 09-09-2013 at 02:42 PM
Question: Why do people use things like K-meta/sorbate to still a cider when you could just
bring it to 170 and kill the yeast without adding... additives?To elaborate further: I have a
batch of cider...
Posted in thread: Controlling Attenuation Through Mash Times on 08-23-2013 at 03:31 PM
>>In fact, some argue that upstream oxidation is actually beneficial to beer flavor stability
because the oxidized compounds are created earlier (rather than later) and removed as part of
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Cider Recipe on 08-20-2013 at 06:08 PM
As someone who makes a big deal about making pumpkin pie from scratch every year, I have some
information you may or may not find useful. * Do not use canned pumpkin pie filler. GIGO kind
of thing her...