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Hard Cider Batch #1 – Back Sweeten Using Potassium Sorbate and Metabisulfite

It’s time for an update on Hard Cider Batch #1. First lets Recap. Batch #1 – Nottingham Ale Yeast – By Danstar – 6 gallons of  Country Acres Premium Apple Cider Original Gravity – 1.055 Final Gravity – 1.008 Current ABV: 6.17% Started 01/14/14 Racked to 5 gallon secondary 01/27/14 Date of adding Potassium Sorbate […]

Update: Hard Cider Batch #1 – Racked 01/27/14

Update to Hard Cider Batch #1, it has been racked from the 6-gallon container into a 5-gallon carboy. The gravity was about 1.008, airlock activity nearly gone. Just really wanted to it get off the lees. This batch used Nottingham Ale Yeast, and a Whole Foods cider. For more details, check out my original post. […]

Hard Cider Homebrew Project – Batch #1

The first batch on the Hard Cider Homebrew Project, and this hard cider has the potential to be a classic. I’m using Nottingham Ale Yeast by Danstar, because this yeast is widely used and considered by brewing communities to be a stable and relatively consistent yeast for hard ciders. This batch is a part of […]