Both of the ciders now drunk and i was amazed how good they were so have put on a 25l batch .
First wow wine wasnt great so hoping it will improve with time.
Beaverdale needs bottling this week.
Just started another wow 2l of morrisons grape apple and raspberry with 1l aldi apple juice. Sugar...
I was given a recipe that added 2 litres of apple juice to a 23l fermented batch instead of adding sugar to bottles etc . I have been told it provides plenty of fizz . Anyone else tried it ? Seems the easiest way to prime a batch to me .
Both are just under the 1.000 on final gravity before priming and fairly dry . Iv calculated that to be for both between 6 and 6.5 % does that seem right ? Once primed with sugar around 7% before drinking ?
Moved the ciders to the cold conservatory as both have stopped bubbling. Hopefully it will clear in the cold ready for bottling . . Had a taste and all seems ok infact not bad at all. Forgot to take Fg reading ill do it in a minute.
Wine still bubbling away happily .
After a 25yr break i have decided to try again thanks to stumbling across this forum.
3.5l Morrisons apple juice
1 cup of tea
50 g sugar
1 spoon of each pectolase , Youngs cider yeast and Yeast nutrient.
Topped up today with Apple Juice .
Turbo cider 2
Im Matt from the Isle of Sheppey in Kent. Made a few brews about 25 years ago mainly beer from Boots and a few wines from vegetables and fruits .
I wasnt overly keen on some of my creations but after finding this website have decided to have another go . I have ordered a couple of 6...