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I found this in HB Forum. http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?t=447120 Rack to a fresh carboy leaving all the settled out yeast and sediment behind. Add: 1/2 tsp potassium sorbate per gallon. 1/4 - 1/2 tsp TOTAL potassium metabisulfite for the batch. Add and stir gently. Give the cider 4-7 days. Then rack to a fresh carboy and sweeten. If ...


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If you stop the fermentation with camden, you will not be able to bottle carb it. The camden will prevent the yeast from functioning in the bottles. You can add the honey, bottle immediately, and once they have carbonated, store the bottles in a cold environment (mid to high 30's) to force the yeast into hibernation. This will allow the yeast to carbonate ...


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The tablets work pretty much instantaneoulsy, so as long as you crush the tabs well before using them (keep in mind that 1 will treat up to 20 gal.) and give then 5 min. to work, you'll be fine. As to your CO2 question, you need to have a CO2 tank to dispense. The sugar you added will carb the cider, but you'll lose it all if you don't add more CO2 to ...


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Unless you were planning on heating the juice itself to a high enough temperature to kill anything in it, it's not really going to matter. Any bacteria or wild yeasts present on the inside of the carboy will also be in the juice itself already. If the juice is labeled as having been pasteurized, then it and its container are probably reasonably sanitary ...



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