First post here at HBT.
I used to brew a lot, but life got in the way. I aim to get back into brewing the way I got in: a quick & dirty hard cider.
Way back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth and there was a homebrew supply store at the intersection of Red & Bird Roads just north of U Miami.
The owner* of the shop had a quick & dirty hard cider kit:
- 1 airlock
- 1 stopper
- 1 packet of champaign yeast
It called for a gallon of apple cider or juice and was good-to-go in 3 days or so, when it was chilled and immediately consumed. The results were a semi-dry carbonated product.
I was wondering if this sounds right. I am not looking to maximize alcohol or craft a wolrd-beater, just trying to confirm my sketchy memory. I did a few different searches, but nothing this simple poped up.
Anyways, thank in advance for your pointers. Y'all sure have a nice forum and I expect I shall be back for more help and maybe even some contributions in the near future.
* I brought my dad to the store one time and the owner gave him the run-down on home brewing and offered us samples from his draft setup. When we left my dad said, "That was one of the nicest and mellowest store owners I have ever met!" I replied, "It is 2:30PM and he opens shop at 11AM. He also hits the tap pretty regular at 11AM. He ought to be good & mellow right about now."