abv is too high

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  1. R

    Cinnamon stick in the bottle...?

    This year the harvest from the orchard was the best in recent memory. Heck, I'm pretty sure it was the best year my family ever had. Especially the Cortlands. I had enough bushels, I could have made just under a hecto of xxx batch. But with the cold weather, I bet that batch would have frozen a...
  2. Kalaloch

    Adding yeast to get better carbonation

    I’ve done about 30 gallons of Hard Ginger Beer (5 gallons ea) and have never had good carbonation. I’ve checked carb sugar levels, caps, etc. Finally I’ve realized my ABV is too high for the yeast I’ve been using (S0-4 Yeast which ABV Max is around 8%). My Hard Ginger Beer is at 10%. So I have...