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Old 06-17-2012, 09:28 PM   #1
cacaca86
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Apr 2012
Buffalo, Ny
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Its been bottled for 2 wks at room temp and i opened one to see and there was no carbonation, also the cider tastes like mild jack daniels hahaha... Tis was my first attempt but im still lightly disappointed... Now what? I got about 8 bottles left...



 
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Old 06-17-2012, 09:41 PM   #2
UpstateMike
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What gravity reading did you have when you bottled? Did you add any sugar at bottling to carb up?
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Old 06-17-2012, 10:25 PM   #3
Rocky71
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I would put them in a warmer location and let them ride for a few weeks. By warmer I mean mid 70's. I find 2 weeks in a bottle usually isn't enough to make them taste all to awesome.

 
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