Author: Andy

  • Does Hard Cider Go Bad Unopened?

    Does Hard Cider Go Bad Unopened?

    As an expert brewer with years of experience, I’ve had the opportunity to taste and experiment with numerous types of alcoholic beverages, including hard cider. This delicious, refreshing drink has […]

  • How Long Does Hard Cider Last?

    How Long Does Hard Cider Last?

    As a professional cider brewer and microbiologist, I get asked all the time: how long does hard cider last? The answer depends on several factors which include brewing process, storage […]

  • Cider Yeast VS. Wine Yeast Explained!

    Cider Yeast VS. Wine Yeast Explained!

    As a seasoned homebrewer, I often find myself explaining the intricacies of the brewing process to those who are just starting out. One of the most common questions I receive […]

  • How Much Wine Yeast Per Gallon Of Wine?

    How Much Wine Yeast Per Gallon Of Wine?

    As an experienced brewer, I often get asked various questions regarding the wine-making process. One question that comes up quite often is, “how much wine yeast per gallon of wine?” […]

  • How Much Kieselsol Per Gallon Of Wine?

    How Much Kieselsol Per Gallon Of Wine?

    Hello fellow wine enthusiasts and homebrewers! Today, we’re going to dive into the fascinating world of wine clarification and learn about a popular fining agent called kieselsol. As an experienced […]

  • How Long For Hard Cider To Clear On Its Own?

    How Long For Hard Cider To Clear On Its Own?

    As a long-time brewer and cider enthusiast, I’ve had my fair share of experiences with crafting the perfect hard cider. One question that I’ve encountered time and time again from […]

  • Can You Ferment Strawberries?

    Can You Ferment Strawberries?

    Fermentation is an age-old process that has been used to preserve and enhance the flavors of various food and drinks. From kimchi to kombucha, yogurt to beer, the process of […]

  • Can You Make Hibiscus Wine?

    Can You Make Hibiscus Wine?

    As a brewer with years of experience under my belt, I’ve experimented with various ingredients and techniques to create unique and delicious wines. One ingredient that has always intrigued me […]