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Cider

So much cider.

So much cider.

Our first batch of cider is done!! It is golden and dry at a final gravity of 0.996 (to learn all about gravity click here). For reference, a typical American Pale Ale would have a final gravity of 1.010-1.015, and your driest saisons are as low as 1.002). We used […]

From apples to hard cider, a How-To

From apples to hard cider, a How-To

I’m finally back from vacation (and have even passed the subsequent period of vacation-is-over depression), and am extremely psyched to tell you all about our apple cider adventures! A lot of beer drinkers poo-poo cider thinking that it is just a too-sweet girl beverage. Well […]