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Old 06-20-2013, 06:42 AM   #1
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Hey guys. Wondering if using a soda stream to carbonate cider would work instead of the usual way. No chance of bottle bombs! Anyone tried it? Thanks in advance


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Old 06-20-2013, 07:38 AM   #2
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I think I read somewhere it will only carb things up to a certain gravity...Can someone chime in?


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Old 06-20-2013, 08:58 AM   #3
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It'll void your warranty, if that's relevant to you! :P
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Old 06-20-2013, 09:41 AM   #4
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I tried it on my first cider batch that didn't quite carb at all. I didn't get good results using the soda stream, I carbonated it in the soda stream then poured the cider into bottles. I think the cider lost jut about all of its carbonation when I poured it into the bottles because the cider was only fizzy on the tongue.
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Old 06-20-2013, 12:29 PM   #5
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I've had cider carbonated via sodastream, though never done it myself. The cider was carbonated, but too harshly, took away a lot of the flavor. Served right out of the sodastream bottles.
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Old 06-20-2013, 05:18 PM   #6
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Mmmm I had planned to bottle it flat then carbonate when I open one. Might have to experiment a bit. It's more for my wife then me as she's not keen on flat cider.


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