Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Cider is bubbling away still

From humble beginnings I started this little cider journey I'm on.


But a heavy hand with the acid blend gave me a cider that was still.

Patience, planning and hard work paid off and you can now see the milky and cloudy color as evidence the yeast is working away.

I've been a bit of a lazy blogger and not getting pictures as I go, so here you go, pictures of my cider in process. It's been bubbling away pretty actively so it may be several weeks before it's ready for the bottle. From the one gravity reading that I took of 1.071 on just the raw juice, and I was 1.066 or more on the brown sugar water the final product will be in the range of 7-9%abv. The first gallon of brown sugar water I measured really nicely by weight and after that things got a little loose.

4 comments:

  1. Interesting experiment!

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  2. Don't you need some sort of equipment to make something like this?

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  3. Looks interesting.;O

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  4. Looking good so far, I bet it'll be super rewarding to sit back and sip it when it's done.

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