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    Mangrove Jack's Strawberry & Pear Cider stuck at 1.020

    HI all, sorry to have kept you all in suspense! Had a hard time getting the yeast (bought off eBay and didn't arrive the first time!) but it finally arrived today! I'm assuming that i just sprinkle it on the top of the brew (which is still at 1.020) ? nothing special?
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    Mangrove Jack's Strawberry & Pear Cider stuck at 1.020

    okey dokey will go a hunting for more yeast!
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    Mangrove Jack's Strawberry & Pear Cider stuck at 1.020

    yer i think i did, i got a reading of 1.000 from normal tap water? is this what you mean?
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    Mangrove Jack's Strawberry & Pear Cider stuck at 1.020

    okay folks, well we are now 7 days since swirling up the yeast and warming a bit more, and we seemed to have still remained at SG 1.020. We had bubbles for the first couple of days (3-4days) and then nothing, but i did notice the temperature had dropped to 20degrees celsius. So i but it in a...
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    Mangrove Jack's Strawberry & Pear Cider stuck at 1.020

    ah that reminds me! the little white packet was the sweeter, the yeast came in a small silver packets that was vacuum sealed. AS it turns out we had our first air bubbles through the airlock after swirling around and warming up to 24degrees! keeping an eye on it today to see if it continues...
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    Mangrove Jack's Strawberry & Pear Cider stuck at 1.020

    thanks for the replies guys! the yeast was the little white sachet that came with the pouch will give it a swirl around now and get the yeast stirred up a bit, but will try not to slosh it either....here goes. will let you know in a couple of days! cheers JT
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    Mangrove Jack's Strawberry & Pear Cider stuck at 1.020

    Hi All, First time brewer here so not up to speed on all the 'lingo', but i purchased a microbrewery from our local home brew store, along with a pouch of mangrove jack's strawberry and pear cider kit. Followed the instructions on the packet and left it for 7 days at 20-24 degrees celsius as...
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