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Keyword: hardcider

Sat, 09 Apr 2016 17:56:00 -0800

Hard Cider Bottling

It's bottling time for the hard cider! Wood-elf Vinyards' Archer's Choice, aka Mad Zack's Zombie Virus Cider... more...

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Mon, 07 Mar 2016 05:24:00 -0800

Racked Cider to Secondary

Racked my cider for secondary fermentation. No more lees, and just another few weeks before bottling. more...

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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 09:00:00 -0800

Cider Clarifying

Cider is starting to clarify! Apparently this process is a lot slower than brewing beer: with beer I'd be drinking it by now... more...

kelly jacklin

Sun, 07 Feb 2016 12:50:00 -0800

Hard Apple Cider

Making hard apple cider (Jujie helping). Small batches (1g ea), experimenting with 4 different yeasts (and keeping all other variables the same). My first time making cider, but it's super-super easy (compared to brewing beer), just dump, pitch and wait for the rhino farts. Oh and then wait a month... :-/ more...

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