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Hi all, Newbie here from down under

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kebbard

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Hi all, literal brand newby here from Maffra, Victoria Australia,
Sorry about the long post (i did sanitize everything)
Anyway just saying hello, i started my Mead adventure on the 6th of april. Bought a 20L bucket from bunnings 2kg of cheap honey at the market, blended a handful of grapes with the bamix, 8L of water, chucked everything in the bucket with some sn9 yeast from Mangrove Jack, drilled a hole in the lid for an airlock and let her brew.
Today i bought a homebrew kit with enough gear to make 20L cider and a 5L carboy to finish my mead.
I ended up with the 5L Full and 2 X 1L. No idea what the alcohol content is but those 2 bottles are not going to last the night, however the carboy has restarted fermenting so i'll let it go for a while and see what happens, tomorrow i'll brew the cider cause it's there, then get back to the mead. :D;D:D;D
 

kebbard

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Just wondering, the brew kit i bought came a cider kit as i said. According to the label mix with water add 1kg sugar, pitch your yeast & nutrient (came with it) & let it brew.
Anyway according to the can it is concentrated apple juice with sweetener, i'm thinking using it with honey (couple of kg) rather than sugar, would i be correct in assuming that would work and be a cyser??
 

Farmboyc

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Just wondering, the brew kit i bought came a cider kit as i said. According to the label mix with water add 1kg sugar, pitch your yeast & nutrient (came with it) & let it brew.
Anyway according to the can it is concentrated apple juice with sweetener, i'm thinking using it with honey (couple of kg) rather than sugar, would i be correct in assuming that would work and be a cyser??
Essentially it would be a cyser.

A cyser is honey fermented with apple.

Most people use straight up apple juice in place of water for a cyser.



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