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Old 12-06-2012, 04:16 PM   #11
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I took another hydrometer reading list night. I'm around 1.011. Last week I was at 1.012. I'm not even sure if it really fell because .001 degrees is pretty tough to read on a floating hydrometer. I'm tempted to bottle. I'll give it another week though.

In any case it looks like this isn't going to ferment to dryness. No need to backsweeten, I guess.

I'm tempted to bottle with light carbonation and in champagne bottle just in case.

Any thoughts from cider vets?

Vessel - a 7.1 gallon stainless steel fermenter
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Old 12-08-2012, 03:27 PM   #12
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Try stirring/degassing. I remember you saying you were still getting bubbles? A degassing will give you a clue as to if any NEW co2 is being produced. If no new co2, sounds done to me!

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