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Old 11-29-2012, 08:07 PM   #1
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i think ive a white film yeast on my cider.

i have racked off and added campden but few days later it has returned.

i read that it can be due to air.

should i bottle it up and add more campden?? then drink ??

please help. been reading up but lots of people saying different thing

many thanks for any advise!


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Old 11-29-2012, 08:18 PM   #2
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i think ive a white film yeast on my cider.

i have racked off and added campden but few days later it has returned.

i read that it can be due to air.

should i bottle it up and add more campden?? then drink ??

please help. been reading up but lots of people saying different thing

many thanks for any advise!
It doesn't sound like yeast- it sounds like an infection. I wouldn't bottle it, because it could keep going and cause bottles to explode.

Top up the cider, and see what happens. That's all I can suggest at this point.


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Old 11-29-2012, 09:02 PM   #3
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what do u mean by 'top up' ?? sorry if silly question.

it looked very similar ti this
http://www.zen47350.zen.co.uk/cider/yuck1.jpg

is it worth adding more campden??
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i bottled it up 5 days ago now and has no signs of any white stuff. all looks good and is now clearing in the garage.
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