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CARBONATED 17 77.27%
FLATINATED 5 22.73%
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Old 05-01-2009, 04:17 AM   #1
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Default Apfelwein - To Carbonate or Not to Carbonate?

that is the question...

ok that sounds stupid, but seriously i wanted to see how many people prefer it bubbly as opposed to flat. my cider has always been carbonated and i try drinking it flat but it just reminds me of day old beer from college!


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Old 05-01-2009, 04:19 AM   #2
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I usually drink it flat. Occasionally I'll carbonate some, but I tend to prefer the still version - the carbonation tends to mask some of the more subtle wine-characteristics.


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Old 05-01-2009, 12:18 PM   #3
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I carb it, helps give it a wee bit of bite. Regards, GF.
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I vastly prefer carbed.
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I have seen in my half and half batches the carbed is drinkable a lot sooner. That is one reason I do it. I also prefer carbonated beverages in the first place.
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love it all fizzy and delicious.


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