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Old 12-30-2008, 04:52 PM   #1
Dec 2008
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For reasons I can't explain, I did a plain cider for 4 weeks in primary and then added honey when racking to secondary. I hit it with campden and then a day later re-pitched yeast. Will this work?

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Old 12-30-2008, 04:59 PM   #2
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Should work fine, your secondary is now a primary again though as you pitched yeast and added fermentables.
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Old 12-30-2008, 09:46 PM   #3
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When I make Revenge, which is a blackberry melomel, I ferment the berries, then rack it and mix in the honey. It reduces the trub by a large margin.
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