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Posted in thread: Fermenting in a 55 gallon drum on 04-29-2016 at 03:10 PM
Another option is to vacuum transfer. Dip tube to keg's liquid out, pull a vacuum on the gas
in. Saves CO2.
Posted in thread: Competition for Ciders on 04-14-2016 at 02:08 PM
I missed Glintcap this year but will be entering next time around.Both of my farmhouse ciders
from last fall were a mix of apple and just enough pear to add some body. I didn't want them
Posted in thread: Post apple-jacking questions on 03-18-2016 at 02:59 PM
Sorry, it's acetaldehyde that yeast produce, not acetone. Still a powerful solvent and much
more of a problem than methanol.Where acetaldehyde is immediately toxic, Methanol in and of
itself is not, u...
Posted in thread: Post apple-jacking questions on 03-17-2016 at 03:03 PM
I'm jacking some cider, first time, and have taken 3.75ga down to 1.25ga so far. Now a bunch of
questions are occurring to me:- I started with cider that had ~40 ppm of S02 (k-meta). Will
Posted in thread: minimize methanol in Hard cider and Applejack? With heating? on 03-08-2016 at 11:26 PM
Longer fermentation, lower starting gravity, cooler fermentation temps.Yeast make nasties when
they're stressed. Find and fix what's stressing them.
Posted in thread: minimize methanol in Hard cider and Applejack? With heating? on 03-08-2016 at 03:58 PM
Hey I'm new here and I just made my first bottle of apple jack with partial freezing.So now, I
was wondering is there a way to reduce the methanol in the drink, I know it shouldnt do any
harm in those...
Posted in thread: Kegging cider on 02-03-2016 at 05:56 PM
2.5 volumes for me. 3 with champagne-y apfelwein.
Posted in thread: Sanke D over pressured on 02-03-2016 at 05:24 PM
- The relief valve on a sanke coupler bleeds the pressure between the gas source and the keg.
It does not bleed pressure off of the keg.The pressure relief valve is on the "keg side" of the
gas check ...
Posted in thread: WHY are you making wine? on 01-18-2016 at 01:42 AM
I can't stand the thought of all that fruit going to waste.
Posted in thread: Yec? on 11-15-2015 at 01:44 AM
...This aggressive yeast may have a high alcohol tolerance, but why choose something that
strips out the apple flavour?...In my experience, it doesn't strip the apple flavor at all.It
doesn't add any ...