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by globalweeble
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Cider Making
Topic: Any idea why my cider a diesel taste?
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Re: Any idea why my cider a diesel taste?

Agreed think I will also put this one down to poor sanitation, my cork bungs are a bit past their prime and my general brew hygiene is lackadaisical at times.

Jocky - i know what diesel tastes like due to bad life decisions
by globalweeble
Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Cider Making
Topic: Advice Please
Replies: 8
Views: 918

Re: Advice Please

A bit late for me to add a comment for this but for what it is worth... I would recommend leaving your cooking apples on the tree for as long a possible, ideally even picking them off the floor. In the last few days of an apples life on the tree they get a lot more sugary and juice levels increase. ...
by globalweeble
Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Cider Making
Topic: Any idea why my cider a diesel taste?
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Any idea why my cider a diesel taste?

I make about a 100 odd litres of cider every year. Out of last years batch I got 5 litres that had a distinct diesel smell and taste. I have noticed this before in a friends cider but put it down to his storage -he uses plastic containers of dubious origins My cider is stored in glass demi johns. I ...