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  • Posted in thread: Storing Dry Yeast on 04-02-2013 at 03:12 AM
    Just thought I'd share my experience.. I've had an open packet of Danstar Nottingham Ale yeast
    stored in a ziplock bag in my fridge for about a month now, just used the last of it yesterday
    and fermen...

  • Posted in thread: How long are ciders supposed to take? on 02-28-2013 at 05:28 AM
    I have a gallon of apple/pomegranate mixed juice in my jug, used red star champagne yeast. No
    added sugar, OG was 1.049ish just like yours. I've always heard that champagne yeast ferments
    super fast, ...

  • Posted in thread: Why didnt my cider carbonate? on 02-27-2013 at 05:28 AM
    Maybe the bottles were not completely sealed?I used champagne yeast for my cider and also
    filled one 12oz plastic soda bottle, after one week the plastic bottle is firm to the squeeze.

  • Posted in thread: 1st batch of cider on 02-01-2013 at 09:23 PM
    I used champagne yeast and half a cup of sugar and after 3 weeks it's rough to drink. Tastes
    very yeasty and strong, hoping that aging will mellow it out. I get the impression of a
    champagne kick usin...

  • Posted in thread: has anyone made a red hot's mead yet? on 01-28-2013 at 06:23 AM
    One redhot mead/cider 3 weeks old. ;)2 pounds honey, 3/4 gallon cider, whole bunch of
    redhots!JOAM and a Lemon Mead on either side as well. a while, but if you don't mind me
    asking.. how did this tur...

  • Posted in thread: freezing mead on 01-28-2013 at 06:14 AM
    I'm curious as to if anyone has ever experimented with aging the product before freeze
    concentrating. Would one yield a tastier end product by aging first, or can it be done soon
    after fermentation ha...

  • Posted in thread: Black Rock Cider Kit - First time brewer! on 01-27-2013 at 07:53 AM
    I'm assuming that a lot of the regulars on here get tired of reading and answering the same
    questions over and over for every new member that joins. When I first joined I found that just
    by browsing a...

  • Posted in thread: apple juice 8th day fermenting on 01-27-2013 at 07:27 AM
    It could still be fermenting, just very slowly. Watch your airlock for an extended period of
    time, chances are you'll see a bubble after a while.Definitely let it mellow out, I rushed my
    first batch a...

  • Posted in thread: Cider with strange effects on 01-24-2013 at 10:25 PM
    I made a batch of cider using whole foods organic apple juice, sugar and champagne yeast with
    an OG of 1.067, fermented out in 9 days to .996, racked to secondary and filled one bottle up
    when racking...

  • Posted in thread: Star San racking cane accident on 01-24-2013 at 05:14 AM
    You won't notice it. You'll be fine.:off: Sorry I was browsing and I just saw your picture, had
    to tell you that it's awesome! 11 baby!!