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Old 06-09-2008, 04:22 PM   #1
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My family drinks alot of one liter seltzer bottles. my question is can I bottle a cider in these? The cider will probably be flat, but how much carbonation could one of these plastic bottles handle? anyone have a guess on how much priming sugar per bottle if i wanted to mildly carbonate?

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Old 06-09-2008, 05:24 PM   #2
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I'm sure they can handle a lot of pressure. Use them...others do.

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I know the two liter bottles can handle 90 psi (won't say safely), that's about double the pressure for a typical soda and 5-6 times what you'd want for a cider. Your best bet is to prime before bottling.

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Great, Thanks guys, that makes it alot easier for me.

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