Yeasty smell in my cider

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Seabee John

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I bottled my first batch of cider. 5 gal of apple juice w/ red star champagne yeast. It fermented well, & stayed in the carboy for a total of three weeks. When I took my sample for SG testing (.998) I transfered the sample to a glass to enjoy. The rest I primed & bottled. I noticed a strong yeasty smell, but great taste. I was wondering if I bottled too early or if the smell is normal? Will it go away with time in a bottle?
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nope, I found another thread that talked about the same symptoms... It was cloudy yet... Should I worry about bottle bombs?
 
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Ok, just for S&G I uncapped one of my ciders after all of a few days. There was incredible carbonation, the kind you find in commercial beer/soda. The yeasty smell was still there, and the taste was ok. I came to the conclusion that things would be ok if I just let them be. However, would I be wise to uncap and refill the carboy with the all that I have bottled? I'd then just let things run their course and re-bottle in a month... any ideas?
 
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