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The Hard Cider Thread

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  1. Flamestead

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    My sister bought a place that came with a small vineyard. The grapes were ripe as they were closing the purchase, so I swooped in and absconded with a few grapes to play with. We have about 6 gallons of juice fermenting.
     
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    Old Smokey moonshine has an Apple Pie Cider they just released. Premix in a can. It’s good.

    I’ve been mixing old Smokey apple pie moonshine with apple cider for a couple years now and will drop a sliver of cinnamon in with it.
     
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    orchard 1 hr from here one way so i cheated for now just to get my fix....
     
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    I also added some of this to the mix... 20230418_155348.jpg
     
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    I'll put the swing tops on them after I pastureize
     
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    Got a new 10 gallon brew kettle which will mainly serve as my pastureizing unit.
    My sous vide one that I posted awhile back works but it takes alot of water....I'm doing smaller batches now this should work good 20230507_123957.jpg
     
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    I don’t make it but partake. Double shovel out of Anchorage makes mine for me. It’s colonial hard cider and the recipes are from our founding fathers. 3D447F01-3DA8-4E9F-A40A-2249085584D5.jpeg
     
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