Last Activity:10-15-2011 9:31 AM
Posted in thread: 2nd Batch of Turbo Cider on 08-20-2011 at 04:59 PM
Thanks for the replies, sorry I hadn't said i will be making 4.5L final so thats where my 35.6
Posted in thread: 2nd Batch of Turbo Cider on 08-19-2011 at 08:59 PM
OK, now I have a demijohn spare, I have gone for attempt 2 of Turbo Cider.I am using ALDI's
apple juice again but this time with 160gm of sugar and I have added a teaspoon each of
pectolase, yeast nut...
Posted in thread: 1st TC Batch on 08-16-2011 at 03:09 PM
Well both demijohns are now in use, one has my second youngs 7 day kit which is sauvignon blanc
which is clearing and will be bottled in the next couple of days and I have just started off a
Posted in thread: 1st TC Batch on 08-16-2011 at 01:03 PM
Thanks I will give it a chance and let it mature for a while, is a couple of weeks too soon?
What is the longest I should leave it before it goes off?I think next time as well I will use
Posted in thread: 1st TC Batch on 08-16-2011 at 12:31 PM
Wow just checked the gravity and it was near enough 1.000!!I have tasted it and it tastes a
little on the vinegar side but not terrible, I have bottled it into 2L bottles with a little
sugar but my qu...
Posted in thread: 1st TC Batch on 08-15-2011 at 10:08 AM
All started well and now the fermentation has slowed to nothing, it has been like that for 2
days since I topped up after the inital frothing.I have a cider making book my fiancee has just
bought me a...
Posted in thread: Hello there, NW England new to all this on 08-10-2011 at 01:58 PM
Hi thereJust want to say hello and a big thanks for all the help I have received already for
you kind people.Brand new to this and have one 7 day kit under my belt and now trying another
kit and turbo...
Posted in thread: Using a 6 bottle kit with Demijohn on 08-10-2011 at 01:54 PM
I would expect that the 7 days written on the kit is a "drinkable in 7 days". Ageing the wine
for longer should clear up and roughness nicely.Looking at the packet I believe are right, as I
Posted in thread: 1st TC Batch on 08-10-2011 at 01:52 PM
Thanks for the advice, I will use the hydrometer as suggested and be a little more patientTC is
turbo cider, I thought it was a commonly used abbreviation!! Sorry for assuming
Posted in thread: 1st TC Batch on 08-10-2011 at 07:27 AM
Hi thereI started a TC batch last night using Aldi concentrate apple juice, youngs wine yeast
and nutrient and 120gm of sugar.I started with dissolving the sugar into 1L of heated apple
juice and then...