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Old 03-31-2011, 10:48 PM   #1
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Default AJ on top of yeast cake no flavor

hey y'all

I've been "making cider" with the left over yeast cake from whatever beer I happened to rack to keg. I typically go buy 4 gallons of AJ and just dump and stir it up real good. Usually comes out pretty decent for basically hooch.

The last two I did I left in the primary for 4 weeks. Two weeks longer than my typical ferment. I racked them to kegs and carbonated with CO2 as usual. These two have almost zero taste.

It tastes pretty good when I mix in 1/2 a glass of regular AJ. Could I pour a gallon or so of regular AJ in the keg or do I need to boil it first?



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Old 03-31-2011, 11:27 PM   #2
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It'd be fine to dump it in, unless it's freshly pressed or organic without having been pasteurised. Most supermarket-bought juices are pasteurised.
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