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Old 03-23-2013, 03:05 AM   #1
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I'm brewing my second ever batch of hard cider and it has a strong bad smell. Is it suppose to smell that way? My first batch didn't smell at all.



 
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Old 03-23-2013, 03:06 AM   #2
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Do a search for "rhino farts"....


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Old 03-24-2013, 04:05 PM   #3
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If it smells like eggs or sulfur, totally normal. (rhino farts, see above) If it smells like old tube socks...you might have additional issues. Can you describe the smell a little more? Also how far along into primary fermentation are you?

 
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Old 03-24-2013, 04:14 PM   #4
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Don't sweat it, it'll go away in a day or 2. Totally normal.

 
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