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Old 11-30-2012, 05:12 PM   #11
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Mine still smells like farts after month and a half
I'm not one to say "it's normal, it'll go away". I'm the one who will say that rhino farts in anything except a cider with montrachet yeast (and those are mild) is a sign of stressed yeast.

I'd definitely rack, and add some nutrients and hope it helps. H2S is not a good sign, especially after the first few early days of fermentation.
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:28 PM   #12
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Mine still smells like farts after month and a half
If it's Rhinofarts, they usually come an go withing a couple days...and that's in the initial few days of fermentation. If it hasn't gone away it's probably stressed yeast or needed nutrients. Rhinofarts act like normal farts, they fade away.
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Old 04-19-2013, 12:28 AM   #13
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So mine still smells after 4 months, what can i add to help things out?

 
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Old 04-19-2013, 12:39 AM   #14
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I'm thinking there's not much else to do at this point but splash rack the heck out of it and hope for the best. Rack it to another vessel and let is splash on the sides...in the bottom...fling the hose around in the air. If its been 4 months and still smells like sulfur...that's not good. I wouldn't worry about oxidizing it at this point..see if you can salvage something to drink quickly. If splashing does work...pitch it and start new. Or hold your nose and drink till the smell doesn't matter

 
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Old 04-19-2013, 12:41 AM   #15
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So mine still smells after 4 months, what can i add to help things out?
Btw...where'd you get that name? Pickle?

 
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Old 03-24-2016, 01:58 AM   #16
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Smells like sulphurs, I purged CO2 with sulphur and injected "new" CO2

taste not so bad, but do you guys recommend leave it for another couple of months?
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Old 03-24-2016, 02:09 AM   #17
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I think thats a bit extreme. 6 months is a long time for person who doesnt live forever
Do you know what the yeast was that came with your kit? The traditional way to make cider is to press the apples in late fall, put it up in barrels and when the apple trees blossom in the spring its ready. So 6 months is not extreme for cider. Your cider will be done on its own time, so just go with it and don't fight it.

 
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