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Old 02-13-2011, 05:03 PM   #1
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Default New to cider, want to keep it simple...

Hey folks, I've been home brewing beer for a while now and I think I want to try my hand at some simple cider. Can I just go to the store and get preservative-free, organic jugs of cider, dump them in a carboy, and add some yeast? Is there anything else I need to do to make the most simple batch of cider possible? Thanks!

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Old 02-13-2011, 05:10 PM   #2
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Yes u can just make cider from store bought juice very easy

Like you said, just make sure there are no preservatives

i have use safeway organics with great results
and there are a lot of people around hear that use Tree Top Apple Juice

check out EdWorts post apfelwein
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f81/edwo...felwein-33986/

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Old 02-13-2011, 08:18 PM   #3
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The answer is yes.... but Sulphite helps stave off acetobacter (Vinegar) infections...

Read these 2 stickies at the top of the page....

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f32/resu...riments-83060/
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http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f32/i-th...e-info-139409/

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