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Dont PanicFirst 18C is a little on the cold side which is good for cider as it will reduce off flavours but will extend your ferm time, if its stopped bubbling take some hydrometer readings at 24 hour intervals, if the reading doesn't change then fermentation is finished.Your original gravity was high due to the cane sugar most likely so I wouldn't be ...


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Most ciders – especially with sugar added – are almost entirely fermentable sugars. As such, you should expect your final gravity to be close to 1.000, if not below for a lower-gravity OG. 1.030 is almost certainly not finished. IME, without aggressive nutrient addition and/or very warm fermentation temps, cider ferments take at least 3 weeks, if not a ...


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I'm on my 3rd batch myself. Patience is hard. 1.030 is not done. do not bottle. Some 1.1xx high OG starting gravities end in the 1.02x's, but 1.07x is not quite in that league. Wait two days, take another reading, and make sure the OG keeps dropping. Patience. Here is a link a cider judge would use to 'judge' your cider if you competed it, browse it ...


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I don't think you have anything to worry about yet. Most of my batches take around 2 weeks to get to a reasonable level of carbonation, and are usually fully carbonated in about 3 weeks. Take Papazian's advice - Don't worry, have a Homebrew! I would comment on the amount of sugar, but I can't tell the size of your batch from your post, but the standard for ...


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A week might not be long enough (especially if your yeast is particularly beleaguered, which would depend mostly on what the ABV of the finished beer is and how long it's been since fermentation). Also, make sure your bottles are in a warm enough area (~70 deg. F is ideal for bottle-conditioning). Lower than this and it can definitely take several weeks, ...



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