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Old 09-14-2008, 03:49 AM   #1
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I have a Hard Cider, or apple beer in a secondary and I am still getting little bubbles comming up to the top and creating some foam. I the FG was stable in the primary and I would like to bottle it, but I am concerned that when I put the sugar in for carbonation that the action that is going on right now will create to much carbonation and I will get a beer bomb or something like that. I would not want to mess up the wife's beer you know !!!!! so any help would be awsome.

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Old 09-14-2008, 03:51 AM   #2
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I have a mead that has been doing that for months. Don't know what it is...other than entertaining. If your Gravity is still stable you are good to go. Bottle away.
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Old 09-14-2008, 02:20 PM   #3

I've seen this with a lot of meads and wines and think it's just suspended CO2. Fermentation should be complete but, as BK said, use the hydrometer to be sure.
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