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  • Posted in thread: can you use wine conditioner in cider ? on 10-22-2011 at 11:25 PM
    Trying to back sweeten my cider batch. Guy at the home brew store swore by wine conditioner. I
    afraid of fermentation restarting with it....Anyone know How does this affect flavor ?

  • Posted in thread: Sorbate and Bottling on 10-19-2011 at 07:16 PM
    Week and a half ago I added sorbate and campden to my cider batch that I used safale s04 with.
    Then I topped it up with cider to fill the air space. This was an accident because the cider
    restarted fe...

  • Posted in thread: Unintentionally Restarted Fermentation.... on 10-13-2011 at 02:28 PM
    Sweet cider and yeah I'm using safale s04 as well. Very powerful. I don't know what to do now
    though. When ferments to dryness again. Will the sorbate take effect then or does it need to be
    added agai...

  • Posted in thread: Unintentionally Restarted Fermentation.... on 10-12-2011 at 09:35 PM
    What if I cold crashed it now. Would the sorbate take effect then ?

  • Posted in thread: Unintentionally Restarted Fermentation.... on 10-12-2011 at 07:19 PM
    My cider fermented to dryness. I racked off the lees and I added 5 campden tablets and
    potassium sorbate. Then I topped off with more cider to fill the air space in the carboy. Now
    its two days later ...

  • Posted in thread: Backsweetening with more cider? on 10-11-2011 at 03:32 PM
    Does sorbate and campden need to be re added when the fermantation stops again? Or would that
    put the PPM of each too high?

  • Posted in thread: Backsweetening with more cider? on 10-11-2011 at 03:24 PM
    How long do yeast naturally live before dying and having the next generation take over? Or do
    they live as long ad there is enough sugar? Just looking to get an idea of a timeframe

  • Posted in thread: Backsweetening with more cider? on 10-11-2011 at 03:21 PM
    So even though the new juice is fermenting, the sorbate will still work and stop the yeast from
    reproducing?

  • Posted in thread: Backsweetening with more cider? on 10-11-2011 at 03:18 PM
    This is good advice because I think as I added both at the same time, the new juice is
    fermenting as there is still bubbles coming up the carboy and gas coming out the airlock.....
    What do I do now th...

  • Posted in thread: Backsweetening with more cider? on 10-10-2011 at 07:05 AM
    Also, would a cider from the local grocery store that contains potassium sorbate in it already
    be a better idea?

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