Originally Posted by Inner10
Open up the bottle and pour it into your mouth. Even if you screwed something up and it got infected it probably won't hurt you...just taste aweful
Lol, a little crude, but technically accurate!
As long as you have about 3% abv in the cider or more, most things that will make you sick have been killed off. Then it just comes down to 'do you like the taste'. :-)