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Posted in thread: Show us your cider in a photo!!! on 10-20-2013 at 02:37 AM
Ginger peach apple cider my brew buddy and I made a little over a year ago. Cleared up well,
the slight haze is from drunk pouting a bottle conditioned brew.
Posted in thread: S05 and S04 on 12-13-2012 at 01:33 PM
I've used s-05 quite a bit and have never had an issue with it. Usually only took about 10-15
days for fermentation to completely stop. As for clearing, I cold crash before I bottle, it
will stay a bi...
Posted in thread: New Cider batch on 10-29-2012 at 10:33 PM
Good thing you have a lot of head space on that thing, 1.100 is a monster gravity for a cider,
but I guess technically this is a half way point between cider and Graf. Either way, sounds
like it'll be...
Posted in thread: what's your favorite yeast for making cider? on 10-29-2012 at 10:25 PM
Ive used s-04, red star champagne, s-05, and multiple Belgian strains. For everyday use I
usually go with s-04 or s-05. Champagne is good for the super dry stuff in my opinion, it eats
Posted in thread: Wooly mamoth cider on 10-19-2012 at 12:02 AM
I would very much like to know how this turns out, and if you could, include pictures! This
sounds quite interesting. I think it might be a bit too much malt for a 1 gallon batch, but who
Posted in thread: What's the worst craft brew (commercial) you've had? on 10-02-2012 at 01:58 AM
i'm not a wheat beer fan in general, but by far the worst beer i've ever had has to be 21st
amendments "Hell or High-Watermelon". i even tried it on more than one occasion bc i've liked
all the other ...
Posted in thread: To carb or not to carb. on 09-26-2012 at 02:35 PM
I personally like my cider carbonated as well. You can always taste your gravity sample and see
if you think you'd like it better still or carbonated. It's really all preference. I had a
Posted in thread: Syrup and Primary fermentation on 09-26-2012 at 02:26 PM
Also, if you're using fresh apples I'm assuming you're pasteurizing somehow. If you're using
campden tablets you want to wait to pitch your yeast. It was also recommended to me to leave no
water in th...
Posted in thread: Syrup and Primary fermentation on 09-26-2012 at 02:21 PM
I've found that using ground cinnamon in cider causes it to clump up. The first time I did it,
there weren't any clumps I could see. The second time though, I used a fair bit more, trying to
get a str...