Topic: Cider

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Apples to Apples! New cider adventures

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Making hard cider can be an exciting new venture for a homebrewer, but after a few seasons some may find themselves stuck in a cidermaking rut. Get pointers on taking this year’s harvest in a different direction.


Hard Cider Variations: Tips from the Pros

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Fall is coming and apples will soon be aplenty! Three pros share advice for three different types of ciders (fruited, spiced, and hopped).


Crafting Oak-Aged Cider

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Take your hard ciders to the next level with oak-aging. Whether in a barrel or through oak alternatives, these ciders feature a depth of flavor and complexity otherwise unobtainable. Two ciderheads share their tips for oak aging.


Basic Tricks of Cider

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Making hard cider can be an extremely easy task but you may end up with a lackluster drink. Find out some simple tricks to getting the most from apples.


Backsweetening

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The what of this process is simple . . . add sugar to sweeten up your alcoholic beverage. It can be any type: Beer, cider, mead, or even wine. We have a



Ice, Ice Cider

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I had my first encounter with ice cider in a seminar at the 2014 Homebrew Con and made my first batch that fall. At the time, there wasn’t much information about it in the homebrewing world and I could only find one commercial example locally. Today I am consistently judging excellent examples in competitions and local


Fruit Cider

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Fall is here and that means it’s the perfect time to make hard cider! Professional cidermaker Michael Fairbrother offers advice and three clone recipes for hard fruited ciders.


Concentrate to Ice Cider

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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).


Build an Apple Scratter

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Fall in New England conjures up images of brilliant orange and red foliage, arts and crafts fairs, and anticipation of the first frost. While most homebrewers are starting to think about pumpkin


Tracking Sugar Content of a Cider and Kettle Sours: Mr Wizard

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It is the lack of non-fermentable sugars that make dry ciders attractive to carbohydrate watchers.


Build a Cider Press

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A small cider press can cost hundreds of dollars. It is not difficult, however, to build your own press using inexpensive materials. The design of the press is flexible, to take into account the variation in the materials you can find. To get an idea of the trade-offs you can make, it is useful to


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