apple cider to apple vinegar?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Truevalentine, Dec 23, 2010.

  1. Truevalentine

    Truevalentine Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought some beautiful fresh unpasturized apple cider a while ago, then forgot it was in my fridge. When I went back to it the bottle was bloated. Opened it and it tried to fizz out and smelled boozy. I think I have myself some hard cider here, but I'm not much of a drinker... so, I was wondering if anyone knows how long it might take for the cider to take another turn to vinegar... IF it even will.
     
  2. oberhaslikid

    oberhaslikid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes it will, set it out of the fridge and loosten the cap. I let mine go a year. I work for an orchard in the Fall and they make 55 gallon drums of vinegar from their cider. They let it set a year also.Then siphon off.I have some setting in my stair way now I made last year.
    When Iam canning and peel my apples. I fill a half gallon jar with packed peels and cover water and let set. strain off after its done and give this to my goats and chickens.
     
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2010
  3. feathersnuggles

    feathersnuggles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2009
    Seattle
    It will, and you can help encourage it in the direction you want by adding a little bit of raw apple cider vinegar to it.
     

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