Brewing cider in thailand - - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Fermentation & Yeast > Brewing cider in thailand -

Thread Tools
Old 11-30-2012, 01:47 PM   #1
Nov 2012
Posts: 3

Hhey guys, i am living in chiang mai at the moment, the weather is perfect for cider, i can seem to find any though, so what better excuse than to start brewing my own cider, right ?

i have ran into a few problems, problem one is i down have a valve for my drum, i think i should be able to make shift one

and problem 2 is i cant find and champagne yeast, or any other kind of brewing yeast, if anyone knows of any alternatives or anywhere i could buy these items in chiang mai, it would be greatly appreciated,



Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2012, 11:13 PM   #2
daksin's Avatar
Aug 2011
San Diego, CA
Posts: 4,617
Liked 357 Times on 311 Posts

Well, an airlock isn't super necessary, but if you can make a makeshift one that would be best. Once it's totally done fermenting, you can pretty much just cover it up while it ages. As for yeast, dry yeast is available online and is very cheap to ship so that really would be best, but if that's not an option, bread yeast makes a decent mead- not sure how it would work in cider but you could give it a try. Another option may be to find a bottle conditioned beer and grow up some yeast from the bottom of that bottle and save it each time you make a batch.
I can't be arsed to keep up this list of what's in the fermenters, but hey, check out the cool brewery I own! .. ..

Reply With Quote
Old 12-01-2012, 12:21 AM   #3
Oct 2012
Cardiff, Wales
Posts: 2,081
Liked 255 Times on 232 Posts

Wouldn't you just use the natural yeast on the apples when you press them?

Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Anyone been to Thailand? BeastMaster Drunken Ramblings and Mindless Mumbling 12 11-26-2010 03:40 PM

Forum Jump