ArticleExperimenting with Cider As every devoted homebrewer knows, hard cider can be boring to make. You need only two ingredients for cider — apples and yeast — and starting a batch requires just five minutesAlready a member? Log InWritten by Michael TonsmeireYou'll Also Like Article MEMBERS ONLY Concentrate to Ice Cider Who says you need fresh apples to make ice cider? With a few adjustments, you can make this dessert-style cider from frozen apple juice concentrate (of course, you can add fresh juice too, if you like). Article MEMBERS ONLY Cider for Beer Lovers Fall means apples, and apples mean hard cider. But don’t skip using hops, spices, and your favorite yeast strains!