Bottled 2 one-gallon batches today. When I started, the gravity was 1.000, then I added some dextrose (corn sugar). I was attempting to bring gravity up to 1.005, as I was instructed that was all you needed to make a nice carbonated cider. I think I added too much dextrose because gravity was 1.010.
I know, I know, my bad for not adding a little at a time and checking gravity as I went along. Instead of just dumping the dextrose in the jug, I boiled it with a little water and then added it to the jug. Not sure if that makes much of a difference.
Anyways, I went ahead and bottled the 2 batches. They're sitting on my back porch in milk crates as I anxiously await the sound of exploding bottles. Have I added too much sugar or what????