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Old 09-23-2008, 02:18 PM   #1
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Do I bottle Apfelwein and other ciders in wine bottles with corks or in Beer bottles?

This is my first year making cider and I am not sure how to proceed.

I don't plan on carbing
I was gong to add some campden tabs and potasium sorbate and then back sweeten with either apple juice concentrate or sugar (haven't decided yet)

Any input is definaltey welcome.

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Old 09-23-2008, 02:30 PM   #2
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Either way works if you are not carbonating.
Don't ever carbonate in a wine bottle with a cork. You'll end up with a hell of a mess.

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Old 09-23-2008, 02:58 PM   #3
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thanks
What about the sweeting
do you know wich works better.

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Sugar (Honey?) is easy, and won't change the flavor too much. I would use honey...cause I'm a honey sort of guy, but either is easy enough to get and use.

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How much honey for a 3 gallon batch.

I prefer a country cider as opposed to a english, irish, dry cider

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