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Old 05-02-2012, 01:11 AM   #1
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Default I have a 5 gallon carboy that I am looking to make some cider in..

I am looking for a somewhat quick recipe, something that I could bottle soon, for a hard cider. I was thinking the easiest way would be to buy some local apple cider, and throw it in the carboy. Would I need to do anything else? and I definitely want to use unpasteurized cider. Also, when would I bottle?

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Old 05-02-2012, 01:17 AM   #2
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Put it in a carboy and add some yeast. Add sugar to your liking. Get your OG and check FG after a week or so and maybe it will be ready. But cider gets better with age.

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Old 05-02-2012, 01:27 AM   #3
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1. do you mean " age " by fermentation in the primary or while in the bottle?

2. What kind of yeast is good for cider? I dont really want anything dry like wine.

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