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staceyseal | | Oct 18, 2013 03:53 PM

I made my own hard cider using apples from an orchard, I added yeast to a sanitized 3 gallon bucket I added a gallon of apple juice and a gallon of water and a pond of sugar and 2 spoons of yeast, I drank some 2 weeks ago and it was sweet( its 3 and a half weeks old now). Now it is very strongly alcoholly flavoured almost like ethylene alcohol. Its been in glass jars 2 weeks letting the rest of the yeast finish its work. Is this flavor normal? Its still very dry but no longer sweet. Did I wait to long to refrigerate, can I still drink it, should I add fruit juice or just dump it and start over?

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