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Old 09-19-2010, 03:29 PM   #1
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Hey guys, I have a spiced hard cider in my fermenter, and being that this was my first attempt at cider, I think I made a mistake. The recipe called for me to boil up some brown sugar, sweet gale, and cinnamon, but I strained out the cinnamon when I poured in the mixture. Was I supposed to leave it in? And how will this affect my taste? Thanks!

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Old 09-19-2010, 05:11 PM   #2
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The only thing I can say is to taste it. If it tastes like it needs more cinnamon, steam a cinnamon stick/boil it for a couple of minutes, cool, then throw into your fermenter and taste periodically until you get the amount of cinnamon you want.

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Old 09-19-2010, 06:27 PM   #3
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Well, common sense wins this one. lol Thanks HalfPint.

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NP, hope this works.

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