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Old 10-23-2008, 07:33 AM   #1
Aug 2008
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Made some cider from own apples that had low sg and fermented like crazy for three weeks. It then stopped and is still cloudy (will try some peptic )

It was also very tart, (but apart from that good taste) so I added some sugar, (now it's a bit too sweet). It hasn't started fermenting again, any way I can unsweeten it a bit.

BTW it's a bit like rocket fuel two glasses and I felt woozy.

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Old 10-23-2008, 03:13 PM   #2
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It sounds like this cider is only a month old. I would suggest being patient. Cider doesn't clarify as quickly as beer. I would give it some time and then taste it again before you do more tweaking. I make cider in the fall and start drinking it in the spring.

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Old 10-23-2008, 03:19 PM   #3
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I'd sure leave it alone've added some sugar, it will ferment out unless you've surpassed the alcohol tolerance of your yeast, or stabilized somehow.
Also, a cider often takes 6 months or more to be really good, so just hang loose! If it tastes like Rocket fuel's not anything like it'll be in a few months.
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