If you're a hard cider purist, you might think it's sacrilegious to brew a dry hopped cider - why would you have anything other than apples in your hard cider? But there are actually good reasons that hops and hard cider work well together! First, to most beer drinkers, hops are a familiar flavor and aroma.
In my previous post on How To Make Hard Cider, I bottled my cider in swing-top bottles and put them in the refrigerator to stop the fermentation process. For the small batch I was making, that works great, but what if you're making a batch so large that you just don't have room in the
Recently we purchased a Victorio Steam Juicer, and after making some delicious apple juice, we decided we wanted to make hard cider ourselves at home. It's very easy to make small batches of 1 to 5 gallons at a time, using ingredients and equipment that should cost under $20 for your first batch (and even less