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bigmack
It is the same fermenter? Did you do a lager first time round? I'm wondering if you've some cross contamination issue from the yeast.

As a said though, it can be common during fermentation and nothing to worry about as usually conditions out. 
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Gandy1976
I will of done a lager in the FV at some point... Should be well and turely cleaned out now.... As I say early days only 10 days in, I suppose I'll have a smell when I get it in my corny keg over the weekend.... 
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Pesho77

 Id recommend you get the temp up to 20c - 22c for a day or too to help it vent off the sulphur.

 Pesh
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Gandy1976
I am showing 22 on the sticker Pesh although the room probably doesn't feel 22.... 
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Womble
Bit eggy. Odd.  Cider yeast is pretty bomb proof, there is not much that can go wrong with it.

Lager yeasts are known to produce sulphur like aromas, you can even taste the zing in some lagers, including commercial brews.  My lager brews can get pretty stinky depending on the yeast strain used.  Maybe MJ supplied the kit with a lager yeast ?  That's pure speculation on my part.   Those aromas usually disipate pretty quickly at the end of primary. 

Are you monitoring fermentation temperatures ? I may have asked that question before.  Beware of central heating ! Notably on a timer.  The best thing I ever did for my brewing process was to give the brews a stable ambient temperature, they improved no end.

My ciders usually take a couple of months to come into form after bottling.  Some patience might be needed ?
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Gandy1976
Yes it's still in the FV so maybe a bit of patience... Been in there 14 days now.... I'll have a whiff later and check the hydrometer reading (I never got this at the beginning of the process so I assume it'll just be a guess on what the ABV is) I'm hoping to keg the cider and the grapefruit IPA in the next couple of days.... So I'll. Let you all know... (my first corby keg.... Excited lol) 
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EspeciallyBitter
Time can fix it, if you have the patience. My second batch of turbo cider wasn't great but after a couple of months conditioning the bottles in an out of the way cupboard resulted in a decent, dry-ish cider. That said, my first ever batch was pretty rank and never improved!
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