brew of "2014 Cider"

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temp
gravity
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pH 3.2 @ 10.4°C. Added ~75ppm k-meta solution.

pitch
1.061

10g 71-B rehydrated and pitched into south carboy. Wyeast 4632 (Dry Mead) activator added into north carboy (no starter). 10g of BSG yeast nutrient with DAP added to each carboy before pitch.

gravity sample

71-B @ ~1.052, 4632 @ ~1.054. Holding off on staggered nutrient addition until tomorrow.

gravity sample
1.051

5g of BSG Yeast Energizer dissolved into ~50ml starsan added to each carboy. Solid krausen rocking on both carboys.

gravity sample
1.019

Added 2.5g BSG Yeast Energizer to both carboys. Krausen was already falling on north carboy.

gravity sample
1.004

Sample from north carboy. A bit astringent, harsh.

kegged

Kegged south carboy (71-B) into keg H.

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