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Forum: Cider Forum 08-24-2011, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Mcduff
Yes I noticed the same when I used this yeast. I...

Yes I noticed the same when I used this yeast. I did my own testing with the same recipe with different kinds of yeast. s-04 tasted beer like to me.
Forum: Cider Forum 09-30-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,623
Posted By Mcduff
I too find that fermenting brown sugar or...

I too find that fermenting brown sugar or molassass seems to make the cider bitter.

I think however I have found a good recipe to make a clone of Spire Dark & Dry.

Here is what I did.

5...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-11-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By Mcduff
I use Great Value all the time from Walmart, I...

I use Great Value all the time from Walmart, I have never noticed any off flavours.
Forum: Cider Forum 06-15-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By Mcduff
+1 on that yeast can give it a sulfury smell. I...

+1 on that yeast can give it a sulfury smell. I use White Labs cider yeast on ocassion and white labs even lets you know that their will be a sulfury smell but that it will disipate within 2-3 weeks....
Forum: Cider Forum 06-09-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By Mcduff
Kevin, Welcome to the PNW, I can think of a...

Kevin, Welcome to the PNW, I can think of a couple.

Lake Chelan Winery
www.lakechelanwinery.com
3519 SR 150
Chelan, WA 98816
(509) 687-9463

&
Forum: Cider Forum 05-21-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,048
Posted By Mcduff
These sound like great ideas. I would however not...

These sound like great ideas. I would however not add any cordials to the cider while it is fermenting as that would also add alcohol which will hasten the yeasts death. Unless you want that of...
Forum: Cider Forum 04-30-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,239
Posted By Mcduff
Thanks for the reply. I had read somewhere that...

Thanks for the reply. I had read somewhere that another old fashioned way to make cider was to simply cut the apples up, place into a barrel and cover with water. Let the natural yeast do its thing...
Forum: Cider Forum 04-24-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,239
Posted By Mcduff
I for one would love to hear more about the "very...

I for one would love to hear more about the "very old fashioned dangerous way" to make cider. Could you elaborate?

Thanks
Forum: Cider Forum 04-01-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,380
Posted By Mcduff
boiling the juice is a bad idea. (or so I have...

boiling the juice is a bad idea. (or so I have heard). Some people say it gives the cider a cooked juice taste, also it will set the pectins and make it difficult to clear.
Forum: Cider Forum 03-30-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,954
Posted By Mcduff
I use WL cider yeast all the time. I cold crash...

I use WL cider yeast all the time. I cold crash and place it back into the carboy and let it sit out at room temp for at least two to three weeks and the sulphur smell will disipate. Wyeast cider...
Forum: Soda Making 03-24-2010, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,086
Posted By Mcduff
The only thing I can think of would be bad yeast.

The only thing I can think of would be bad yeast.
Forum: Cider Forum 03-23-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By Mcduff
I have done this and not noticed any off...

I have done this and not noticed any off flavours, but yeast washing may be better. I plan on trying yeast washing on my next batch but the threads say you should only go about 4 generations and then...
Forum: Soda Making 03-23-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,086
Posted By Mcduff
ok, stupid question on my part..... but I gotta...

ok, stupid question on my part..... but I gotta ask, did you remember to add the sugar?
Forum: Cider Forum 03-18-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,008
Posted By Mcduff
+1 Mcduff

+1

Mcduff
Forum: Mead Forum 03-12-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,601
Posted By Mcduff
What kind of price are they selling the honey at?...

What kind of price are they selling the honey at? I am just 90 miles north of portland.

TIA
Mcduff
Forum: Cider Forum 03-12-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By Mcduff
I like using WLP775 English Cider Yeast. ...

I like using WLP775 English Cider Yeast.
http://www.whitelabs.com/beer/strains_wlp775.html

Mcduff
Forum: Cider Forum 03-11-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,412
Posted By Mcduff
Well, I use the cold crash method. There is a lot...

Well, I use the cold crash method. There is a lot of good tips on this site but my favorite is at this thread.
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f32/results-juice-yeast-sugar-experiments-83060/
...
Forum: Cider Forum 03-10-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,412
Posted By Mcduff
+1 lets hear the recipe and process and we...

+1

lets hear the recipe and process and we may be able to help you better. I follow a process that gives me a good tasting cider in 4 weeks, but in 4 months it is awsome!

Mcduff

Oops, I...
Forum: For Sale 03-06-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,939
Posted By Mcduff
Yes, don't sell! Give it a little time. I don't...

Yes, don't sell! Give it a little time. I don't brew beer myself as I like cider and brewing seems a bit complicated to me. As was said in an earlier post you may just be missing a small step. Not...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 03-05-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5,054
Views: 288,086
Posted By Mcduff
16035+18=16053

16035+18=16053
Forum: Cider Forum 03-05-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By Mcduff
Thanks all, I will look into the book as well as...

Thanks all, I will look into the book as well as the group.
Forum: Cider Forum 03-04-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By Mcduff
Hard Cider in History

Hi all,
I am looking for some links that might show the history of hard cider. Specificly looking for how it was made before the 1600's.

TIA,
Mcduff
Forum: Cider Forum 02-27-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,741
Posted By Mcduff
Dosn't sound snobbish at all. Taste buds can be...

Dosn't sound snobbish at all. Taste buds can be very different so each to his own.

I like apfelwein, but I also like Honsby's crisp apple. Wouldn't mind having a keg to of each around. :mug:
...
Forum: Cider Forum 02-27-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,427
Posted By Mcduff
Sounds like the problem is your yeast. distillers...

Sounds like the problem is your yeast. distillers DADDY brand yeast ferments up to 22%! Thats no longer cider. Not even sure if its still wine...:D

Mcduff
Forum: For Sale 02-27-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,664
Posted By Mcduff
Sorry, is it 4 20 gallon jugs or all 4 hold a...

Sorry, is it 4 20 gallon jugs or all 4 hold a total of 20 gallons?
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