Originally Posted by Petunia
Due to the human error factor I made a mistake and didn't discover it until two weeks later:
I put the apple juice into the carboy and simply added the yeast alone. Got some fermentation and then it quit.
I discovered my mistake and just decided to plunge on. I simply added the required sugar and reblended. Got a smashing good ferment going, yay!
So my question is this: What will I end up with? The usual stuff or something different?
EdWort is the expert, but from what I understand the sugar is not required for a healthy fermentation, it's there to produce a higher ABV.
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