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Forum: Cider Forum 09-24-2009, 02:29 PM
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Posted By curbdawg
whatever do you mean?

whatever do you mean?
Forum: Cider Forum 09-23-2009, 09:02 PM
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Posted By curbdawg
Used Whiskey Barrel Question

Well its that time a season again!! I just found out that my locally orchard supply store got a shipment of Bourbon Whiskey barrels in. I use to be able to buy them at one of the apple orchards near...
Forum: Cider Forum 01-04-2009, 12:14 PM
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Views: 4,430
Posted By curbdawg
I used 2 cans of frozen concentrate to a 5 gallon...

I used 2 cans of frozen concentrate to a 5 gallon batch that was stripped of apple flavor and now is quite fine
Forum: Cider Forum 01-01-2009, 08:24 PM
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Posted By curbdawg
Oh i hope so!! Thanks:mug:

Oh i hope so!! Thanks:mug:
Forum: Cider Forum 01-01-2009, 02:11 PM
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Posted By curbdawg
Did my bottling ruin it??

So I bottled one of my 5 gallon batches last week. When bottling it tasted pretty good. My plan was to bottle age it till next christmas. However, last night (New Years) I decided to crack open one...
Forum: Cider Forum 12-30-2008, 06:02 PM
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Posted By curbdawg
The airlock stopped but was there still tiny...

The airlock stopped but was there still tiny little bubbles running up the sides of the carboy?? I ask because one on my batchs stopped bubbling, but I still had activity in there. I waited it out a...
Forum: Cider Forum 12-27-2008, 11:31 PM
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Posted By curbdawg
Hefeweizen IV (WLP 380), Belgian(WLP550)

So I did 2 6gallon batches. One with White Labs Hefeweizen (wlp380) and the other with Belgian (wlp550). I bottled the Belgian today, OG=1.066, FG= 1.010 (cold crashed). I had actually let the...
Forum: Cider Forum 12-13-2008, 12:10 PM
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Posted By curbdawg
Orian slave girl.........YES:D

Orian slave girl.........YES:D
Forum: Cider Forum 12-10-2008, 08:40 PM
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Posted By curbdawg
I never used a blowoff tube. I would say leave...

I never used a blowoff tube. I would say leave the bung hole fully opened to let oxygen in there. That might help to get the fermenting started. After it boils over hard for a couple days then you...
Forum: Cider Forum 12-10-2008, 01:03 PM
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Posted By curbdawg
Awesome!! yeah I had stored a gallon of cider ...

Awesome!! yeah I had stored a gallon of cider down in my basement (temps around 55) for later topping offs. 2 weeks later I went down there and there was a big splash of cider on the floor and a...
Forum: Cider Forum 12-10-2008, 12:56 PM
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Posted By curbdawg
I used fresh pressed juice. Well lets just say if...

I used fresh pressed juice. Well lets just say if i was going to let it age without bottling should I bung it or airlock it?
Forum: Cider Forum 12-09-2008, 08:35 PM
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Posted By curbdawg
Question about Malolactic Fermentation

Quick question about the malolactic fermentation. One of my ciders has been sitting in secondary for a few weeks now. It has cleared nicely and FG is about 1.006. OG was 1.066. I am in the process of...
Forum: Cider Forum 12-03-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By curbdawg
Harpoon is very sweet and weak. I think its 4-4.5...

Harpoon is very sweet and weak. I think its 4-4.5 abv.
Forum: Cider Forum 11-28-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By curbdawg
What exactly will oxidation do to cider?? ...

What exactly will oxidation do to cider??

well I had the orchard fill my carboys, and then bought buckets afterward, thinking i'd either get those filled, or rack into the buckets. I wanted to be...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-28-2008, 01:44 AM
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Posted By curbdawg
Racking Off And Exposing Air

So I'm about to rack to secondary. Basically i'm gonna rack to a 6 gallon ferment bucket, clean out my carboy and then rack back into it. My question is, is it ok to expose the cider to air while...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-27-2008, 06:43 AM
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Posted By curbdawg
yeah i'm actually tring to quit:cross:

yeah i'm actually tring to quit:cross:
Forum: Cider Forum 11-27-2008, 12:38 AM
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Posted By curbdawg
so what gives it the caramel flavor??

so what gives it the caramel flavor??
Forum: Cider Forum 11-23-2008, 06:16 PM
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Posted By curbdawg
you should run back to the supply store and pick...

you should run back to the supply store and pick up a hydrometer. You can use that to gauge your alcohol content. 3lbs of brown sugar brought my 5 gallons of cider up to 1.066 about 8.5-9% ABV if...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-20-2008, 12:17 PM
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Posted By curbdawg
Temps for cold crashing

just wondering at what temperature does cold crashing work with cider? Could I stick my carboys outside say 35-40 degrees?? and for how long? Do I want to avoid possible freezing temps?? thanks
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 11-17-2008, 07:33 PM
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Posted By curbdawg
:D Love the lables man

:D

Love the lables man
Forum: Cider Forum 11-17-2008, 01:23 PM
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Posted By curbdawg
Pics and Slight Blog of my Ciders

I just wanted to start and thank everyone on this site who has answered all my newbie questions. Cheers to everyone.:mug: So I'm doing 2 6gallon carboys with fresh pressed cider from my local...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-15-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By curbdawg
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b158/TJALLEN333/...

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b158/TJALLEN333/S4301707.jpg

So my Belgian yeast cider took off right away and foamed hard for 2days. The foam become very light and airy so I decided to bung and...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-12-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By curbdawg
Thanks again. I guess my question was more on if...

Thanks again. I guess my question was more on if you can go dry just of the primary fermentation. After the foaming calms down I will check the SG and see were I'm at. Hopefully my cider will be...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-12-2008, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By curbdawg
THANKS! So the guy at the beer and wine shop said...

THANKS! So the guy at the beer and wine shop said to put a hose in my bung and then into a bucket of water while it foams over. Would that get enough oxygen? Should I be adding cider as the old...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-11-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By curbdawg
Boiling Over?? more newbie questions

Newbie here with a few more questions. I'll be making 10 gallons of cider I got from my local orchard. I have 2 plastic 5 gallon Carboys and 2 plastic 6 gallon fermention buckets with lids. I...
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