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Old 03-15-2012, 07:53 PM   #1
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8. days into cider homebrew and did a hydro test but the cider is merky, is this normal?

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Old 03-15-2012, 08:19 PM   #2
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yea, it will take varying amounts of time to clear, sometimes it will never clear if you set the pectins. Did you heat it up? was it pasteurized? did you use pectic enzyme?

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Old 03-15-2012, 09:21 PM   #3
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yea, it will take varying amounts of time to clear, sometimes it will never clear if you set the pectins. Did you heat it up? was it pasteurized? did you use pectic enzyme?
it was a complete kit i bought, just mix sugar in warm water, add, cider mix and yeast and leave for 7 days, no heating
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Old 03-16-2012, 12:32 AM   #4
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my stuff doesnt clear for at least a month.

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