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Old 01-11-2009, 06:49 PM   #1
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Default Carbing old drinks?

I have a half galon of some home brew hard apple cider in my fridge , it tasts ok but i want to spark it up , i was thinking of adding some consentrated apple juice to sweeten it and then a small amount of yeast to carbonate it... how much yeast will i need to carbonate this ... i wanted to bottle it in beer bottles.

any ideas ...

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Old 01-11-2009, 07:38 PM   #2
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I'd think you'd need to let it ferment then add priming sugar. I'd stay away from allowing the primary fermentation in a sealed container ... I think you are looking for trouble. BIG trouble.

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Old 01-11-2009, 08:22 PM   #3
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let it ferment agean? ... i can do that... thats not a problem .. i dont want the flaver to change much just a little sweeter and bubbly. can i use the consentrated apple juice as my primer then bottle?...

i was thinking like 1/4 tsp yeast , 1/4 cup apple juice consentrate

let it sit for an hour or so at 68f then bottle and age for 1-2 days.

then cold rack to the fridge. and drink verry quickly before they blow.

im just bored ... didnt make it to the LHBS this weekend as planed.

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Old 01-11-2009, 08:32 PM   #4
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the apple wine was 3 months old sealed and cold when i got bored

added - 1/2 cup applejuice con.
1/2 tsp ale yeast
fermed for 2 days
bottled without sugar

tasts sweeter and now has carbanation. - drink asap
worked ... however i think im going to store them in a 50cal ammo tin just to be safe
Drink up!

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