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Old 08-17-2011, 09:25 PM   #1
Nov 2009
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Strange thought just struck me. Diet Lemonade etc (aspartame based, no sugar) can be picked up at 4 litres for 1 here - would it not be possible to brew a cider stronger than you want it, add some diet pop/soda and some priming sugar to get a slightly sweet carbonated cider?

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Old 08-17-2011, 09:27 PM   #2
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my 2p- possible but disgusting

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Old 08-17-2011, 10:36 PM   #3
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Why not just add the aspartame?

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Old 08-17-2011, 11:14 PM   #4
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I'm doubting you'll be able to prime it with the soft drink because of preservatives/acidity. Try it with one bottle or something first..

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