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Mankind's Simplest Brew

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Mankind's Simplest Brew

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Beer Style: Common Cider (27A)
Recipe Type: other
Yield: 5 US gallons

Common Cider

Description:

This makes a light apple cider/wine (3% by volume), but it is crisp and delicious when well chilled. For more kick, go to a recipe which adds honey and brown sugar to the juice (1/2 pound each to a gallon of juice).

Ingredients:

  • 1 gallon jug of commercial apple juice (not "apple cider", it seems

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Procedure:

1. Reserve 1 cup of juice (put back after fermenting)
2. Add yeast and shake (pitch)
3. Airlock and leave at room temperature
4. Fermentation will last 2 to 3 days in warm weather
5. Put in frig for 1 or two days
6. Rack and prime bottles with 1 teaspoon of sugar or corn syrup
7. Drink or lay it down

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