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Forum: Cider Forum 08-11-2013, 05:11 AM
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Posted By Zider
Ok I'll give you clue. It's not a cider factory.

Ok I'll give you clue. It's not a cider factory.
Forum: Cider Forum 08-05-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,002
Posted By Zider
So things got more holy after mecca...

So things got more holy after mecca (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f32/mecca-419706/)

Does anyone recognise this place?

Anyhow this last recipe was left to sit on lees at room temp which here is...
Forum: Cider Forum 07-19-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 669
Posted By Zider
Were they preserved with sulphite? What is...

Were they preserved with sulphite? What is alcohol tolerance and clearing like?
Forum: Cider Forum 07-03-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By Zider
Mecca

Midway through trip to Mecca. Currently Worcestershire.
Here is cider/perry selection at local bottle shop.

What to choose? It's a hard life.
Forum: Cider Forum 06-11-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By Zider
Do you mean you bottled with both together or you...

Do you mean you bottled with both together or you tried both & lactose better.

Can you give quantities?
Forum: Cider Forum 06-06-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,002
Posted By Zider
I am homing in on the taste I seek 1) 2l...

I am homing in on the taste I seek

1) 2l crap juice
2) 2L organic pasteurised juice
3) 2 cartons (about 500ml) concentrate
4) 1 tsp malic acid
5) 1 tsp steamed oak chips
6) nottingham yeast &...
Forum: Cider Forum 06-06-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,638
Posted By Zider
its better than shirt lifter anyway.

its better than shirt lifter anyway.
Forum: Cider Forum 06-01-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,322
Posted By Zider
I think there is no clear benefit or difference...

I think there is no clear benefit or difference in taste.
Maybe it is a cleaner drink.
Forum: Cider Forum 05-27-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,002
Posted By Zider
So I drank all that. It do not carb at all. But...

So I drank all that. It do not carb at all. But It tasted great.

The one that fermented with oak chips from the start was certainly more woody. Again carbing is very weak so I left a couple of...
Forum: Cider Forum 05-14-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By Zider
probably many ways, I use a steamer.

probably many ways, I use a steamer.
Forum: Cider Forum 05-14-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By Zider
I am with you on oak i use 1 tsp per gallon for...

I am with you on oak
i use 1 tsp per gallon for 3-4 weeks
just trying adding at ferment, seems fine

try it with malolactic bacteria, quite impressive improvement.
Forum: Cider Forum 05-14-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By Zider
cacl2 used for keeving i guess no problems...

cacl2 used for keeving

i guess no problems for taste http://www4.agr.gc.ca/abstract-resume/abstract-resume.htm?lang=eng&id=15142000000228

and wiki says Gluconic acid occurs naturally in fruit,...
Forum: Cider Forum 05-09-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By Zider
Nice. 13% is pretty pokey How much...

Nice.

13% is pretty pokey

How much ajc for carb?

I have an apple wine thing I just tried after 4 years. Tastes like apple sherry. It's quite nice.
Forum: Cider Forum 05-07-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,002
Posted By Zider
Yes and only £1! Cornish pasties,...

Yes and only £1! Cornish pasties, ploughmans...never thought I'd miss any of that. 40 types of cider might require three sittings or some selectivity. I'll skip the perries for my liver's sake.
...
Forum: Cider Forum 05-05-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,002
Posted By Zider
Oak now tastes after nearly 3 weeks. Wil bottle...

Oak now tastes after nearly 3 weeks. Wil bottle and see if MLF can carbonate.
MLF has added a vinegary slight taste. Not good, think this came from adding too much culture liquid.

Nottingham +...
Forum: Cider Forum 05-01-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,002
Posted By Zider
Then I thought I might as well make another batch...

Then I thought I might as well make another batch of cider and do simultaneous mlf with normal ferment (same recipe as before but with Nortingham). This will save time, expand the bacteria and maybe...
Forum: Cider Forum 04-30-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,002
Posted By Zider
MLF culture Found this will try tonight with...

MLF culture

Found this will try tonight with apple juice
http://www.enartisvinquiry.com/download/protocols/Malolactic%20Liquid%20Start.pdf
Forum: Cider Forum 04-29-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,002
Posted By Zider
MLF expansion experiment fail 1) 200ml + 1 tsp...

MLF expansion experiment fail
1) 200ml + 1 tsp malic acid +pinch yeast nutrient + 1 tsp malolactic culture from the packet
2) same as (1) but with 1tsp sugar
Nothing....not one bubble.

Oak+MLF...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-26-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 69,267
Posted By Zider
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/8679112/?i=27...

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/8679112/?i=27&from=yeast%20alginate%20chitosan

Thank LiX
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-24-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 69,267
Posted By Zider
this is great. couple of tweaks you might...

this is great.

couple of tweaks you might like,

1) foam the gels, with pinch sod bicarb, (increase surf area)
2) to make a skin that don't leak yeast, dip in a weak food grade chitosan...
Forum: Cider Forum 04-24-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,752
Posted By Zider
so...how did it go?

so...how did it go?
Forum: Cider Forum 04-23-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,002
Posted By Zider
Yeah tried it before. Certainly more pucker but...

Yeah tried it before. Certainly more pucker but no different taste

I decided not to split a batch so did both oak chips (2 teaspoons n 1 gall Sg 1.004) with MLF Smells like cheap Chardonnay so...
Forum: Cider Forum 04-21-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,002
Posted By Zider
Three weeks on the clearing stuff in fridge...

Three weeks on the clearing stuff in fridge almost cleared so I drank it alongside a commercial cider from here called Mystique. Pretty similar except mine less watery.

The second batch not...
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-15-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By Zider
Soya milk before and after can help since it...

Soya milk before and after can help since it blocks alcohol adsorption
As for making you feel more human ice lollies sugar cold and wet.
Forum: Cider Forum 04-05-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,002
Posted By Zider
5 days at 3c and its not so clear but clearing. ...

5 days at 3c and its not so clear but clearing.

The fart in my face arôme is more bready. Taste ok but again the cideriness not appleyness has diminished a bit.

2nd batch I will ferment dry...
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