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How to Make Cider

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How to Make Cider

Making your own hard cider is quite easy (especially compared to beer) and turnaround can be very quick. New York State is known for it’s excellent apples and hard cider is a great way to utilize them. It can also make a perfect gift for the holidays!Here’s what you need to make a small batch (one gallon) of cider (all available at our store except juice): One gallon of apple juice (see below)  Table sugar (optional) Champagne/Wine Yeast Yeast Nutrient One Gallon Glass Jug Sanitizer Campden tablets Airlock and cap Funnel Racking cane Siphon tubing Carbonation Tabs (optional) Bottles (8...

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