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Old 01-27-2013, 06:30 PM   #1
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Default My first take on Cider.

So I just got done bottling Edworts Apfelwein and Decided I needed to keep cider in the house all the time. I decided to try my own take on some cider. I used 1 lb of dextrose 1 lb of dark brown sugar, 24 oz of apple juice concentrate, 5 gallons of jewel brand apple cider instead of juice. I also used 2 cinnamon sticks and 2 cloves. Pitched with nottinghams ale yeast. Well see how it turns out. OG was 1.070. Any idea what this will finish at?


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Old 01-27-2013, 11:09 PM   #2
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OG was 1.070. Any idea what this will finish at?
If ferments to dry you should come in around 9%. Nice calculator here-- http://dd26943.com/davesdreaded/tools/convert.htm


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Old 01-28-2013, 02:48 AM   #3
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Cool. Thanks for the link
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Nice recipe I think I'm going to try it out
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And now I have rhino farts going on in my pantry. I think it's almost worse then the apfelwein I made a month ago. Hopefully the smell will fade soon. It's at full on fermentation at this point. Almost looks like its boiling
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I have rhino farts going on in my pantry.
How does a rhino fart compare to a hippo fart?

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How does a rhino fart compare to a hippo fart?

Video Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2knfaA0VTY
Omg haha.
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Yeh I bet my pantry doesn't smell that bad. Btw the smell is gone now
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I just took a reading last night... Its still cloudy but its at 1.020. The Kräusen that had formed for the ale yeast is now almost gone. How long should I let this go before I bottle? I was hoping to get down to 1.000 but I dont know if it will ferment out that low since things seem to be slowing down.
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I'm at 1.010 right now. How low will the Nottinghams ferment to?


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