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Is it possible to brew cider from apple concentrate , i purc...
is it possible to brew cider from apple concentrate , i purchased 2 litre of high juice apple drink from aldi stores. if so how much sugar and what type of yeast would be suitable.
by Guest
How long does hard apple cider last, should I put it in wine...
how long does hard apple cider last, should I put it in wine bottles?
by Guest
Adding some Grapes to my Cider ??
Hey everyone, I was looking for a few opinions. My last batch of "Cider" (after not making cider / wine for many years) came out fine, BUT Initial Sugar was on the low side (Used Cider and only 1/2 ...
by Cider4me
Wood for a homemade cider press
Hi, I'm looking to make a cider press, and wondered if anyone knew which woods to stay away from. I've heard that some soft woods, such as pine, can give an offtaste, so I wondered if anyone knew of ...
by bwit11
How to make hard cider from store bought cider
If you want to make hard cider from store bought cider, look for juice without PS, there are a few out there and worth the drive to find them: It would be a waste of time trying to make cider ...
by magwa999
How to make Plum Cider ?
How do we make cider from fresh picked plums? We have about 50lbs. Do we have to use a lot of sugar and or honey to prime the yeast? Equipment needed...
by Quathy
Too many Campden Tablets in Cider! Eek
I have read a few posts on this subject already but am at a bit of a loss. Stupidly and without logic I managed to put one Campden tablet per litre into my apple and pear juice instead of the correct ...
by James
I put 1.75L of 190 proof everclear in with 1.5 gallons of apple cider what ...
I put 1.75L of 190 proof everclear in with 1.5 gallons of apple cider what is my alc content now?
by Guest
Restoring A Cider Press
I have recently bought an old cider press that is in need of some TLC. Its metal collection/drip tray has a wood green enamel paint of some sort on it. The paint itself needs touching up. Nobody I ...
by Matthew Fothergill
What type of alcohol would you put in hot apple cider?
what type of alcohol would you put in hot apple cider?
by Guest
How to make Fizzy Fruit juice Cider?
I love apple cider and would love to be able to make some myself, with apples and with other fruits as well. Anyone know how?
by George
How to make a hard apple cider?
I decided a hard apple cider is what I'd like to do next. I went through some recipes on the web but couldn't decide what will be best. I also found that it may be harder to make here since our ...
by jade
Making apple cider, is it one Campden tablet per gal of juice?
Making apple cider, is it one Campden tablet per gal of juice?
by Guest
Hi i made a 23 liter batch of hard apple cider the champagne yeast has stop...
Hi i made a 23 liter batch of hard apple cider the champagne yeast has stopped working and its time to bottle how much apple juice would you recommend to back sweeten it a bit before i add my priming ...
by Guest
Recommendations for a good cider yeast
I've brewed a couple batches now of cider that I think turned out pretty good but I would like to get a more tastier batch next time. I'm looking for a less dry with a little more apple taste to it ...
by Rynods79
Hi, I'm trying my hand at hard pear cider. I like a dry cider. I have liqui...
Hi, I'm trying my hand at hard pear cider. I like a dry cider. I have liquid yeast and yeast nutrient and pears. The guy at the local beermaking supply shop thought that was all I needed, besides ...
by whitneybird
Extremely tart hard cider
This is my first attempt at hard cider. I'm using fresh apple cider straight from the press. I have 8 gallons. I put in Campden tablets and let it set for 24 hours. I'm using champagne yeast and ...
by Longmeadow
Grape Tannin in my Cider?
I am just getting into cider making & have seen recipes that say to add things like campden tablets, pectic enzyme & grape tannin. I know what the campden tablets are for but what is the pectic ...
by Rynods79
Would you prefer a cloudy Hard cider, or a clear cider that ...
Would you prefer a cloudy Hard cider, or a clear cider that has been fermented in a second container?
by Guest
Fermentation not really Aggressive (Cider).
Hi everyone. New to the forum. It's been years since I've made any hard cider or wine. Just getting back into it. I had a "silly question". I made a "test gallon" of Cider about 2 weeks back ...
by Cider4me
I am making 50 (imperial) gallons cider. Can anyone help me on yeast and ot...
I am making 50 (imperial) gallons cider. Can anyone help me on yeast and other chemical quantities please? Andrew
by Guest
Stopping fermentation on strawberry cider
How do I stop fermentation on strawberry cider, it is not showing no signs of stopping fermenting after 2 months.
by Ennor the great
Can anything be done with this 'cider'?
We made wine 3 months ago. At the same time we also started a cider but forgot all about it. Now, when we got to bottle the wine we found the cider. I didn't taste it yet but is it worth a try? Is ...
by jade
Also did the same thing with the cider wine...yucky tasting....
also did the same thing with the cider wine...yucky tasting..lol and it was 1.004 after adding 1/2 cup of sugar water and about a cup of water. THis DID have some must in the bottom. I plan on adding ...
by ron kohler
Apple wine/cider
I do a sparkling apple cider every year by making a dry apple wine and then adding additional sugar and bottle it, forcing it to carbonate naturally. This past fall I think I made my wine a bit too ...
by buchomucho
Questions about making cider at home
... put 1 packet of yeast,4 tblespoons of cane sugor,mixed with 1/4 cup warm water. I heated the apple cider for about 20 min. and then put a ...
by peter
Wine and cider diff?
What's the did when makeing cider I tryed a few times tryed to make Apple then peach cider every both times it cane out tasting like a young wine been using suger water fruit and yeast in both ...
by arkwright
Cider fermentation
Hi i started a john bulls cider the 4 days ago.I kept checking the airlock bubble,i cant see any bubbles but when i opened the bin there was lots of froth.Every site i have looked on says it should ...
by nigel
How much yeast is in lager & cider
how much yeast is in lager & cider
by Guest
What can you add to warm apple cider to pep it up. thanks ru...
what can you add to warm apple cider to pep it up. thanks rumrot
by Guest
Making Honey Mead and Hard Cider
I make Mead and hard cider and always looking for new ideas and like minded brewers. Mead takes about a year and produces a nice almost dry white wind texture. Mixing my home pressed apple juice with ...
by magwa999
Repair/restoration of Hocking Valley cider press
I am trying to get a cider press working efficiently again. Issue is with the grinder not grinding very well. The rotary blades seem to be symmetrical and not worn. I think the problem is with the ...
by Pete
I just bought a 6 gallon carboy and only have 4 gallons of hard apple cider...
I just bought a 6 gallon carboy and only have 4 gallons of hard apple cider ready to go after second racking is it ok to put the 4 gallons into the carboy to clear or what do I use to top it off with?
by Guest
I want to make a strawberry apple cider. I have strawberry flavoring. can i...
i want to make a strawberry apple cider. I have strawberry flavoring I got from the brew store. can i add a jar of strawberry jam to the apple cider also? (it contains strawberries, high fructose ...
by fletch little
When to add yeast after campden for hard apple cider when in a time crunch
We are making a batch of hard apple cider tonight, Tues, Nov 26, and leaving tomorrow, Wed, Nov 27 around 1 pm. If we are to add the yeast to the must, it will only be within 12-14 hours after we ...
by Guest
How do I sweeten mulled apple cider?
How do I sweeten mulled apple cider?
by Guest
Apple cider curiosity
I've got 6 gallons of apple cider in the bucket fermenting nicely. I used 21 quarts of apple juice, 1 12 oz can of frozen concentrate 20 raisins per gallon, 5 lbs dk brown sugar and 5 lbs of white ...
by Doug B
Cider making
hi there i have 23ltrs of pure apple juice that i have added yeast to can you tell me how long fermentation takes it has been bubbling away nicely for 10 days
by jake
Help with first attempt at cider please.
Hi all, I'm a complete newb to making cider, so please bare with me. I've today attempted to make my first batch of cider. I used about 8.5kg of apples (mixed homegrown with some shop bought) and ...
by apwbutterworth
Cider
I have two lots of cider on the go the first one is a gallon demijohn of apple juice been bubbling for around 3 weeks and now has a reading of 1.010 as this hopefully will soon be ready I had a ...
by scudo77

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