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Forum: Cider Forum 11-04-2013, 03:41 PM
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Posted By UncaMarc
I have been making cider for over a year now. ...

I have been making cider for over a year now. Here is what I would suggest.

First, yeast will, at that low temperature, probably not die but will work very slowly. Try to get your juice up over...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-01-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By UncaMarc
Thanks for the suggestions. Any others out there?

Thanks for the suggestions. Any others out there?
Forum: Cider Forum 09-30-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By UncaMarc
I am in zone 6a according to the USDA hardiness...

I am in zone 6a according to the USDA hardiness map.
Forum: Cider Forum 09-29-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By UncaMarc
In one I added a special blend of "English...

In one I added a special blend of "English Mulling Spices" it is fermenting nicely. One other batch I only added a lot of extra sweetener at the beginning, it is fermenting nicely. The other I made...
Forum: Cider Forum 09-29-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By UncaMarc
Ordering An Orchard, What Kind Of Trees For Cider?

I've got a small orchard I've had for over 20 years. It is all antique apples. I have developed a really good set of recipes for cider made from what juice I can find. But now I want to take this...
Forum: Cider Forum 09-26-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By UncaMarc
Add spices during fermentation?

I have several recipes for cider that have been working well. I was requested by a family member to try some fall spice flavors.

I visited my local spice merchant who mixes and grinds custom...
Forum: Cider Forum 08-22-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 313,366
Posted By UncaMarc
I've had good luck letting my juice, yeast and...

I've had good luck letting my juice, yeast and nutrient ferment at 75-85 degrees for 14 days, then back sweetening with concentrate and bottling immediately. I also fill a plastic water bottle at...
Forum: Cider Forum 07-07-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,069
Posted By UncaMarc
I can make a delicious cider from start to bottle...

I can make a delicious cider from start to bottle in three weeks. I tried a longer period with fresh juice in four different recipes last fall, all of them fail miserably compared to the faster...
Forum: Cider Forum 07-07-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 313,366
Posted By UncaMarc
Did your process on a case of cider this weekend...

Did your process on a case of cider this weekend and the flavor profile was enhanced if not exactly the same as before pasteurization. Great thread Pappers, thanks.
Forum: Cider Forum 07-06-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By UncaMarc
Bottle Bomb Stories

Gotta share this one. I have been making cider for about a year now. I traveled around to various cideries and have tasted over 70 kinds of cider from lots of craftsmen. I now have a recipe that...
Forum: Cider Forum 07-04-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 313,366
Posted By UncaMarc
Stupid auto correct. Properly 'carbed'. 'Great'...

Stupid auto correct. Properly 'carbed'. 'Great' advice. Sheesh.
Forum: Cider Forum 07-04-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 313,366
Posted By UncaMarc
Thanks Pappers. They are properly carved and in...

Thanks Pappers. They are properly carved and in the hot water now. I use Nottingham for my recipe. Thanks for all the feat advice. CHEERS!
Forum: Cider Forum 07-04-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 313,366
Posted By UncaMarc
I use beer bottles from the local wine and beer...

I use beer bottles from the local wine and beer supplier. I let an unpasteurized bottle sit too long and when I put it in the fridge it hit something and exploded. Had the door not blocked the...
Forum: Cider Forum 01-09-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By UncaMarc
Need Help With Bottle Conditioning, Not Getting Enough Fizz

I'm on my third batch of 14 day cider. Got a great recipe which I will gladly share after I work out this one last thing.

Once I have fermented from 1.060 to 1.004 I then back sweeten with...
Forum: Cider Forum 12-31-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By UncaMarc
I HATE most ciders So I NEED A New Yeast

Look, when I tell you that I've tried most ciders, I can count at least 70 different ones I've tried. I've now made a lot of it myself. I'm convinced that I need a better yeast.

I've tried about...
Forum: Cider Forum 12-14-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 313,366
Posted By UncaMarc
Thanks Pappers. Wait one day or two to check? ...

Thanks Pappers. Wait one day or two to check?
Oh, and they are sitting in my garage at about 62 degrees F.
Forum: Cider Forum 12-14-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 313,366
Posted By UncaMarc
Question For The Stove Top Pasteurizing Folks

Sorry, but I need a quick answer. I have taken a couple of gallons of cider and racked each separately into a clean and sanitized bucket then added 12 oz of thawed apple juice concentrate. I then...
Forum: Cider Forum 12-13-2012, 01:43 AM
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Views: 313,366
Posted By UncaMarc
Ready Set Go!

I have about 20 gallons of cider in various carboys. Some have been sitting since September.

But I've learned a lot from this forum and I'm on my second batch of 2 one gallon jugs. The first...
Forum: Cider Forum 12-07-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By UncaMarc
Thanks for the clarification. Sounds like a good...

Thanks for the clarification. Sounds like a good idea. Want to work on it together? We can divide up duties, scour the forum and maybe create that helpful checklist/flow chart.
Forum: Cider Forum 12-07-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By UncaMarc
Thanks for the suggestion. I've looked at the...

Thanks for the suggestion. I've looked at the link you sent but didn't see where rank arrogance was a necessary ingredient to successful cider making.

You might think that a forum is limited to...
Forum: Cider Forum 12-07-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By UncaMarc
That's okay. Maybe somebody will get us back on...

That's okay. Maybe somebody will get us back on track.
Forum: Cider Forum 12-06-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By UncaMarc
We Need A Condensed Thread To The Point - This one

I've subscribed to so many threads with so much info and so many opinions I'm burned out.

I say we need a single place for collective wisdom. We need to answer these questions for people in one...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-28-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By UncaMarc
Funny thing. I've traveled the midwest this fall...

Funny thing. I've traveled the midwest this fall looking for the perfect cider. Why? Shhhh....Secret BUT, I do think that your expectations exceed the consumer tastes. For example, I've had over...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-28-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By UncaMarc
Hard to tell from your question just what kind of...

Hard to tell from your question just what kind of press you have. Mine has a metal tray under the slats. The slats are hardwood and do not soften. Post a pic and maybe we can help.
Forum: Cider Forum 11-28-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By UncaMarc
Oh, and I plan to wait for the major fermentation...

Oh, and I plan to wait for the major fermentation to settle down, then rack it off the lees, pour off a little of the cider and add a 12 oz can of apple juice concentrate, let it get working again...
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