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Old 05-08-2009, 09:06 PM   #1
May 2009
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new to the forum.
done a few beers/ lookign to do a hard cider just to mix things up.
any ideas or pointers

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Old 05-09-2009, 02:04 AM   #2
Aug 2006
Madison, Wisconsin
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Cider can be as easy or as hard as you want it to be.

The way I make cider is as follows: I go to the farmer's market during apple season (i.e. autumn) and buy unpasteurized apple cider from a farmer. I bring it home, throw it into a sanitized carboy, and add white labs cider yeast (WLP775). It's always turned out well, but I understand that some people take cider more seriously than I do. :-)

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Old 05-09-2009, 06:18 PM   #3
May 2008
Oakland, California
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do you want it sweet? dry? sparking? dry? what commercial ciders do you like?
Primary:Russian River Redemption clone, Kelly's Melomel, Graham's English Cider 22-23
Clearing:Apple Wine
Aging:Public House Dry Stout, Procrastination Porter, Mr. Brown Ale, Westvleteren 12 Clone, Mead, Duvel Clone, Graham's English Cider 6-21, Belgian Draak Strong Ale, Fig Melomel, Acerglyn, Restorative Tonic Metheglyn

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