Articles relating to the brewing-at-home of fermented liquors, specifically ciders (for the moment).

Fresh starts.

Ok, that last batch of cider turned out quite well. Very much like Strongbow in taste. I used a rather tart store-bought filtered apple juice as a base (Mott’s brand, to be precise). The “Spike Your Juice” kits come with…
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Well, the cider didn’t turn out how I liked at all. I think partially from putting the mulling spices in at primary, and partially due to the yeast culture I used… it said it was a cider yeast, but everything’s…
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More cider!

Small update: Racked the big apple/pear back into (sterile) mulling spice mix. Started another with a little pomegranate juice, and some blackberry extract. Should be interesting. And thus exhausts my initial cidermaking supply. I’ll need to grab more juice. One…
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