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How to Make Hard Apple Cider

Brewing hard cider from nonalcoholic, or “sweet” cider, is a simple process, and the inebriating end product is as delicious as it is intoxicating. Here are the steps you’ll follow to make hard cider of your own. Hard Cider Ingredients 5 gallons of preservative-free sweet apple cider, preferably unpasteurized Two packets of wine yeast (Lalvin 71B or Red Star Côte ...

Nathan Poell

Mother Earth Gardener

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