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Old 01-02-2012, 05:34 AM   #1
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Default good yeast for cider?

I want to get something brewed and kegged to try out my newly converted kegerator. I don't have ready access to brewing supplies without driving an hour or more, and there are some really good local cider producers. I figured this would be a quick, easy batch that I could get kegged relatively quickly. I need yeast recommendations, and any general cider advice that people can offer.


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Old 01-02-2012, 06:12 AM   #2
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Go to the cider forum and read through the second sticky down. Just about every combination described in detail.


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Old 01-02-2012, 06:34 AM   #3
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Click the link in my sig for a great cider. I use Nottingham or Red Star (Mont.)
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If you want good cider; it's not exactly a quick brew.
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Well, it can be.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f81/5-da...-cider-265986/

Under a week and darn tastey
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Youngs cider yeast is very popular in the UK and i've used it a few times with good results.

http://bennachiebrewery.blogspot.com...umn-cider.html
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I really like White Labs 775 (Dry English Cider strain)...
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I've not tried that one, what is the FG of the yeast. I ask as Youngs takes the cider to 1.001 almost .000

Edit- Just read the reviews on White Labs 775 and its now on my to do list, thanks!


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