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Forum: Cider Forum 01-09-2013, 05:28 AM
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Posted By CollegeCider
Carbon Filtering

So, I have heard stories of people using carbon filters to make bad spirits taste better, and they tried it on myth busters and it worked for them. So I was wondering if it would have an effect on...
Forum: Cider 09-09-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 52,091
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Just started up a batch of this, followed it to a...

Just started up a batch of this, followed it to a T, but couldnt find any nutmeg and I added 3 cups of white sugar instead of 1lbs, ended up with an SG of 1.080, should be fun when it is finished :D,...
Forum: Cider 09-07-2012, 01:40 PM
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Views: 43,670
Posted By CollegeCider
Just bottled a batch of this, followed the recipe...

Just bottled a batch of this, followed the recipe but I added no tannin, malic acid or yeast nutrient. I also added a little cinnamon(I love cinnamony ciders for some reason). Turned out great at...
Forum: Cider Forum 09-07-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 303,982
Posted By CollegeCider
I think the reasoning this happened is because...

I think the reasoning this happened is because you probably bottled them while the cider was still cold, and when the air(which condenses when cold) warmed up, it expanded and "force carbed" the...
Forum: Cider Forum 09-07-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 298,757
Posted By CollegeCider
When your bottles were gushing, were they warm or...

When your bottles were gushing, were they warm or cold? Cold brews tend to gush less. I had a few from my caramel batch that gushed at room temp and were fine when chilled and had no problems when...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-21-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By CollegeCider
It is actually 131.25 thought I'd be the stickler.

It is actually 131.25 thought I'd be the stickler.
Forum: Cider Forum 08-21-2012, 01:25 AM
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Posted By CollegeCider
I threw the caramel sauce in after I made it and...

I threw the caramel sauce in after I made it and it got to room temp. Didnt really see the point in letting it sit, and didnt want to risk contamination. My guess would be a zip lock or a tupperware...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-21-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By CollegeCider
I used bakers yeast for my 1st batch, because I...

I used bakers yeast for my 1st batch, because I didnt have any real yeast. It still came out pretty decent. Only really clear differences I noticed between bread yeast and nottingham was, the bread...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-20-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,864
Posted By CollegeCider
product placement I see, redbull and franziskaner

product placement I see, redbull and franziskaner
Forum: Cider Forum 08-20-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By CollegeCider
If you have had several days in a row (2-3) with...

If you have had several days in a row (2-3) with the same SG reading, your fermentation is done. Yeasts tend to give off some smells, that is fine. Sounds like its time to rack to secondary(if you...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-20-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,587
Posted By CollegeCider
I havnt used cinnamon sticks, but used ground...

I havnt used cinnamon sticks, but used ground cinnamon. Anyways, this recipe (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f81/drunken-emu-hard-cider-287701/) used cinnamon sticks, you could probably steal the way...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-20-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By CollegeCider
If you have plastic PET bottles, you dont need to...

If you have plastic PET bottles, you dont need to worry too much about bottle bombs. So you arent really limited that way, but you dont want them to bubble over when you open them. I would keep them...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 08-20-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 790,130
Posted By CollegeCider
what does 33 cl mean?

what does 33 cl mean?
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 08-20-2012, 12:18 AM
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Views: 790,130
Posted By CollegeCider
Designed for 2 liter bottles, stole the surgeon...

Designed for 2 liter bottles, stole the surgeon general warning off another post, and got the background off here (http://www.grsites.com/archive/textures/) put it all together, what do you think?...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-17-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By CollegeCider
Yeah, that should be fine, just check the...

Yeah, that should be fine, just check the carbonation periodically as it will carb faster then if you primed it to carb up. To me, it doesnt really matter if you bottle clear/cloudy as it clears in...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-17-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By CollegeCider
Yeah, but not under suitcases of clothes that...

Yeah, but not under suitcases of clothes that would be moving about on the 7 hour trip on a potentially uneven surface.
I'll probably just let them sit at home. No point in potentially wasting good...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-17-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By CollegeCider
If you want an ABV of 5%, the SG difference...

If you want an ABV of 5%, the SG difference between OG and FG would need to be .038. Mott's apple juice last I checked was 1.05-1.055, so you would probably not need to add any sugar to start or...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-17-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By CollegeCider
Maybe Ill just let them age til Thanksgiving...

Maybe Ill just let them age til Thanksgiving break. I need the car space for all my college gear.
Forum: Cider Forum 08-17-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By CollegeCider
You wont be able to calculate abv precisely,...

You wont be able to calculate abv precisely, unless after you have it carbed up and pasturized, you open a bottle, let it go flat and then take a SG reading. (carbonation would mess with hydrometer)...
Forum: Cider 08-17-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,691
Posted By CollegeCider
interpretation is in blue Method: 1. Soak...

interpretation is in blue
Method:
1. Soak first round of blackberries in vodka for 10 minutes, then drain.self explanitory
2. Pour half of cider into primary.pour half of the cider into the vessel...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-17-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,864
Posted By CollegeCider
So, the only explination is the yeast mutated and...

So, the only explination is the yeast mutated and no longer releases CO2, turns everything into alcohol, and furthermore cannot be killed, once the bottle breaks, it will start to consume the world...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-17-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,864
Posted By CollegeCider
Someone should do a test, get~10 beer bottles...

Someone should do a test, get~10 beer bottles they dont care much for. and put yeast+water in each one, and different amounts of sugar. cap and label all and see at what level the bottles explode :)
Forum: Cider Forum 08-17-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By CollegeCider
Transportation tips

So, I want to take some of my cider to college to share with my friends. Don't want to take the glass bottles they are in, as they could break. My plan is to chill all the bottles, and once cold pour...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-17-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,864
Posted By CollegeCider
Why is no webcam set up yet? Just curious

Why is no webcam set up yet? Just curious
Forum: Cider Forum 08-17-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By CollegeCider
So basically enter to the online calc x.xxx and...

So basically enter to the online calc x.xxx and y.yyy, write down ABV given. Then enter in the calc z.zzz and 1.000 and add that to the origional ABV
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