Last Activity:10-12-2014 11:55 PM
Posted in thread: Cider turning dark on 10-13-2014 at 04:55 AM
My second batch of cider from scratch has turned a dark brown colour after bottling. It still
tastes fine but I'm perplexed. I juiced the apples in September 2013, heat pasteurized the
cider, added ye...
Posted in thread: Hot and spicy Ginger Beer on 03-01-2014 at 03:23 AM
Typically all you need is approximately 1 tsp sugar per 340 ml bottle to prime it for
carbonation. That amount of sugar would result in very little alcohol, maybe 0.5%. This recipe
has a lot more suga...
Posted in thread: Aging cider but slight film on the surface? on 07-17-2013 at 11:50 PM
In the end I decided to leave it as is. Bottled it in early June (10 months after starting).
Tasted July 1. Fantastic!
Posted in thread: Aging cider but slight film on the surface? on 03-06-2013 at 02:38 AM
I just checked my cider that's been in the carboy for several months now and a bit of a white
film has developed. It seems to sink when the carboy is disturbed a little. I couldn't detect
any solvent ...