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Old 18-06-2017, 09:39 PM   #1
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Default TurboCider tastes to much like the brown sugar

I used brown sugar to strengthen my latest apple cider/wine. Got it to a nice 9%ish. Fermented all the sugar out and have been left with a nice strong tasty drink but there is a taste of brown sugar which is strangely sweet. Has anyone any tips on how to make this taste better in the future.

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Old 18-06-2017, 09:44 PM   #2
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I used brown sugar to strengthen my latest apple cider/wine. Got it to a nice 9%ish. Fermented all the sugar out and have been left with a nice strong tasty drink but there is a taste of brown sugar which is strangely sweet. Has anyone any tips on how to make this taste better in the future.

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Use a light brown sugar instead of a dark brown sugar next time
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Would using honey help?
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With what is brown sugar colored in the UK? Molasses or caramel? As a reference, Tienen brown sugar in Belgium is colored with molasses (and you taste it when you use it in beer with a large AA), Van Gilse brown sugar from Holland is colored with caramel.
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Use white sugar 😂

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I primed a Christmas TC with honey once, that turned out ok too 😀

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I might try all 3. Going shopping tomorrow
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