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Posted in thread: Help my cider is bitter. on 12-11-2013 at 06:20 PM
Ok, I think I'm understanding this a bit more. First question is, can I use more campden
tablets instead of the potassium sorbate and potassium metabisulfite. I take it the purpose is
to kill any rema...
Posted in thread: Orchards near Baltimore MD on 12-11-2013 at 06:08 PM
I am not sure. I was told I got the last two but they may have more frozen. Its a very nice
blend, excellent taste.Oh well. Something to put on the "to do" list for next year. :-)
Posted in thread: 15 gallon cider fermentation on 12-10-2013 at 11:09 PM
Just out of curiosity, why not add nutrient now?I would not add nutrients now because he is
into the fermentation and does not appear to have a yeast that is struggling. They are merely
Posted in thread: Orchards near Baltimore MD on 12-10-2013 at 02:45 PM
Do they sell untill a certain date? Or untill the supply runs out? (Talking regular cider, not
Posted in thread: Help my cider is bitter. on 12-10-2013 at 11:40 AM
How to SussreserveRack to a fresh carboy leaving all the settled out yeast and sediment
behind.Add:1/2 tsp potassium sorbate per gallon.1/4 - 1/2 tsp TOTAL potassium metabisulfite for
the batch.Add an...
Posted in thread: 15 gallon cider fermentation on 12-10-2013 at 11:35 AM
I find that nutrients Is a key component of every cider that I do. In your next batch I would
recommend it. As for this batch I would recommend letting it continue to ferment until dryness.
It is alwa...
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 12-10-2013 at 11:25 AM
On Thanksgiving, SWMBO and mother in law were in the kitchen, boiling a big pot of potatoes to
later turn into mashed. I heard them complaining that the water kept trying to boil over from
all the foa...
Posted in thread: newbie booboo on 12-10-2013 at 11:24 AM
I agree. As long as your numbers are dropping you seem to have a decent ferment going. Be
patient, relax and have a homebrew! :-)
Posted in thread: Angry Orchard 1.030 on 12-09-2013 at 07:26 PM
Not having a lot of $$, I have been wondering about that, but been unable to do the research
myself. Care to post those gravity readings Gitmoe? Lots of new brewers start off trying to
imitate a comme...
Posted in thread: My first cider :) on 12-09-2013 at 07:21 PM
I had forgotten thst you hopped this! Nice. Galaxy is a great hop, and its nice to hear it
pairs well with your cider. Now on to the next batch. ....;-)