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Old 03-04-2009, 01:20 AM   #1
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Default Cider... the Lazy Way...

So, last October I bought some cider to mix with Rum, etc. for Halloween. Well, seeing as I'm not married and I live alone I can be known to be lazy and stereotypically a bachelor.

Well, in one of those instances I left this quarter gallon of cider in the back of my fridge, and today I decided to throw it out...

And there it is, the krausen has fallen and everything. Pretty cool. I don't think I'll taste it though...

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Old 03-04-2009, 01:32 AM   #2
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you better taste it!! although I bet that's just sediment from the cider, not yeast. taste it and let us know!

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Old 03-04-2009, 02:04 AM   #3
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One way or another it'll **** you up. I say go for it.

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Old 03-04-2009, 02:43 AM   #4
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I would guess that is has fermented, and it is probably quite good. I had a half gallon of fresh squeezed cider that got forgotten in the fridge. When I found it, the cider was nicely carbonated and had fermented quite a bit. I drank it and enjoyed it.

The experience made me think about what cider may have been like in colonial times. Make the cider and leave it outside in a barrel. The further into the winter, the harder it got

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Alright, I'll give it a try. Its got a very vinegar smell to it, its definitely fermented...

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Alright, I'll give it a try. Its got a very vinegar smell to it, its definitely fermented...
So how did it taste?
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maybe it didnt turn out so well

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