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xillent

  • Joined Jan 2009
Re: Making Cider
« Reply #15 on: December 24, 2018, 06:56:09 pm »
Think we've 26 gallons on the go this year. First batch should be almost ready.
Voss Electric Fence

Q

  • Joined Apr 2013
Re: Making Cider
« Reply #16 on: December 25, 2018, 09:21:49 pm »
Hmm tried a couple of mine and it tastes more like a wine!
Doesnt particularly taste or smell strongly of apples/cider but its fizzy and a bit rough on the palate.
the internet says its over fermented - anybody know?
I didnt check the specific gravity because I forgot at the start of fermentation
If you cant beat 'em then at least bugger 'em about a bit. :innocent:

Rupert the bear

  • Joined Jun 2015
Re: Making Cider
« Reply #17 on: February 10, 2019, 09:42:03 pm »
Quite a surprise yesterday, I opened one of the 2ltr bottles of Novembers Cider ,wasn't expecting much even thought it may have spoilt, but no it seems to kept very well. I intended it as a low abv quaffing drink, and thats how I drank it yesterday.
yesterday.
Today I have most of my cognitive functions back .
Sadly the apples I stored have not kept well over 50% have rotted  ???

 

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