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Offline Iliff Ave

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Re: First Cider Fermentation
« Reply #30 on: December 12, 2021, 03:29:22 pm »
Interesting. My ciders ferment completely in about one week.
On Tap/Bottled: IPL, Adjunct Vienna, Golden Stout, Honey Lager
Fermenting: IPA
Up Next: mexi lager, Germerican pale ale

Offline Fire Rooster

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Re: First Cider Fermentation
« Reply #31 on: December 12, 2021, 03:48:24 pm »
I did add honey, which sank to the bottom.

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Re: First Cider Fermentation
« Reply #32 on: December 13, 2021, 11:22:13 am »
Balloon was deflated, few bubbles rising.
Bottled cider into two 22oz bottles, 1 teaspoon organic cane sugar in each bottle.
Smelled and tasted like alcoholic cider.
3 weeks carb/cond @ 75 f.

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Re: First Cider Fermentation
« Reply #33 on: January 06, 2022, 02:25:07 pm »
Drinking bottle one of two.
Pretty good, has an apple taste, but not as strong as juice.
Buzz factor tells me it's low ABV, which I intended to do.
Never had hard cider before, pleasantly surprised, nice change.
As someone said, feels like cheating, so easy to do.
Carbonation is lower than expected, but that's ok, still fine.
I would definitely do the ballon/ rubber band thing again.
Aging 2nd bottle a bit to taste the difference.
« Last Edit: January 06, 2022, 02:27:23 pm by Fire Rooster »