- Oct 1, 2007
- Reaction score
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?