Originally Posted by rocketsan
I'm confused then...is the pasteurization method for those who want a more sweet product? And, if one is satisfied with a dry cider that has some beer-like carbonation, they can just prime like beer and not worry about boiling or exploding bottles (provided the fermentation is done)?
If this is the case, life just got a whole hell of a lot easier...I don't like sweet cider
Can someone confirm? Yooper perhaps?
Exactly. If you want a carbonated, dry or even semi-dry cider, no need to pasteurize; just prime & bottle like beer.