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Gillian’s First Perry

50 lbs (approximately) of unknown variety pears
Yeastlab British Ale Yeast (A04)

I picked the pears and left them to stand for one week in a cool well aired area. I did …

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Mulled Cider

You will need:

Whole cloves
Whole allspice
Cinnamon bark
Coarsely grated nutmeg
An apple
1 litre Cider

Mix the spices in roughly equal amounts and weigh out 8g of the mixture. Place into a small muslin bag …

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Sweet Cider

10 lbs Cox’s Orange Pippins (sweet apples)
5 lbs Tom Putts (acid apples)
5 lbs bitter sweet apples

Extract the juice reserving 4 fl oz for a starter. Add campden tablets to the …

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Dry Cider

For 5 gallons

50 lbs Tom Putts (sharp apples)
50 lbs mixed sweet apples

Extract the juice from the apples. Reserve 4 fl oz for starter to which you add champagne yeast and …

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Dry Still Cider

10 lbs Tom Putts (sharp apples)
5 lbs crabapples (bitter sweet apples)
5 lb Charles Ross (sweet apples)

Extract the juice from the apples. Put aside 4 fl oz of juice and add …

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Sparkling Dry Cider

10 lbs Tom Putts (sharp apples)
5 lbs crabapples (bitter sweet apples)
5 lbs James Grieve (sweet apples)

Extract juice. Put aside 4 fl oz to which you must add champagne yeast and …

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Paul Gunningham’s Own Scrumpy

Cider drinker Paul Gunningham finally got round to attempting to make his own cider at home. Find out how he got on!

Introduction: get yourself some apples!

After drinking the stuff for years, I …

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Gillian’s First Cider

40 lbs (approx.) unknown variety of apples
Yeastlab British Ale Yeast (A04)

I collected the apples and let them stand in a cool well aerated area for 1 week. I did not …

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Sacks’N’Socks Cider

For what it’s worth here’s some details of the cider I and some friends made last November. We bought 3.5 cwt of Cider Apples; I think they were called something …

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