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If I stop fermentation early does the sugar left in juice still turns into Co2 after bottling
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Priming is really just another word for fermentation, sometimes called secondary fermentation. If you stop fermentation when 20% of sugar remains, you normally do this by killing the yeast. This means ...

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Fining beer with gelatine in the keg
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I tend to find that with care, you don't get this crud coming out as long as your tap is an inch off the bottom. There might be some in the tap the first time you pour any but I don't have issues ...

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Is there any potential risk in making beer/mead in the same way as it was done in historical recipes?
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The big risk is probably not that you end up with something that is poisonous without realising, but that it simply spoils and your batch is ruined. Mould or infection due to lack of sanitisation is ...

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Not getting enough juice from my apples
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It is worth noting that juice yield will vary based on type and condition of the fruit. Apples lose moisture even when stored properly to the extent they can become quite wrinkled while still being ...

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My mead has no alcohol, but a lot of sediment
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It sure looks like fermentation has happened to get that much sediment. Since you didn't take an initial gravity reading it's going to be hard to tell for sure but you can track if it is still ...

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How to carbonate and bottle non-alcoholic soda
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I would re-bottle with carbonated water. One trick you can use is based on the fact that the amount of CO2 (or any gas) which can be dissolved in a liquid increases as it is chilled. If you chill soda ...

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How concentrated is grape juice concentrate?
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It will vary a lot. For instance one big difference between cheap, medium and expensive wine kits is how much liquid they give you i.e. how concentrated it is. Is this is your product: https://www....

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Berry cider using only berries
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You can probably find sugar contents for various fresh fruit online but if you don't trust this, another option would be to look at frozen (not tinned) fruit in your local supermarket because it ...

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Best way to make sparkling cider that approximates store bought ones?
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If they're still around, I assume you could carbonate just about anything using a SodaStream machine.

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Exploding ginger beer?
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If the bottle is only half full then it would have to produce a lot of gas to reach a dangerous pressure since there is more volume to fill. Proper refrigeration should stop fermentation virtually ...

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Sweet sparkling cider without pasteurizing, sulphites or lactose
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Ultimately, retaining sweetness means you have to prevent fermentation. If you want a carbonated product via bottle priming this is even harder because you need to stop fermentation at some point ...

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Making Lazy "Cider"
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It is very hard to predict exactly what you will get, but simply mixing fruit and water is pretty much the basis of most brewing, historically. It is only relatively recently that humans figured out ...

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How to keep bugs away?
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You could employ wasp traps - rather than try to deter the wasps, just catch them. In theory, it will reduce the number because those trapped cannot return to the nest and tell their friends. However ...

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