Find your next hard cider recipe. Click on the label to view the hard cider recipe and discover how you can make your own craft hard cider. Many of the recipes also include ideas for adapting the recipe to your method. For example, I use a kegging system so I force carbonate my ciders after aging but you could easily bottle condition instead. Leave a comment or send me a message if you have a specific question or need support adapting a recipe.
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“American Cider”: This is a recipe for making fresh apple juice. What is called “cider” by many in America
Black & Gold: Arkansas Black and GoldRush hard cider recipe (fermented on the peels with oak)
Black Magic: Arkansas Black single variety hard cider recipe (fermented on the peels)
Bitter Orange : Orange and Citra hopped hard cider recipe
Bitter Red: Cranberry and blood orange hard cider recipe
Blue Flame: Blueberry and Carolina Reaper hard cider recipe (Warning: It’s Hot)
Cider Lite: Hopped cider recipe
Easy Cherry Cider: Tart cherry cider recipe that’s easy to make
Elderflower: Elderflower hard cider recipe
Flamin’ Hops: Carolina Reaper, Chipotle, and Hop hard cider recipe
Flora Dora: Raspberry, lime, and juniper hard cider mistelle recipe
Garden Cider: Plum and Ginger hard cider recipe
Heirloom Cider: Traditional cider recipe made with American heirloom apples
Japanese Sunrise: A hard cider recipe of Mutsu blended with other apples and pears
Li’l Apple: A hard cider recipe made with Manzanita berries.
Misty Mountain: Black raspberry hard cider recipe
My First Cider: Recipe for making your first hard cider
Nuts! Cider: Recipe using walnuts as an adjunct for hard cider
Pink Paradise: Pink grapefruit hard cider recipe
Pippin Magic: Newtown Pippin single variety hard cider recipe (fermented on peels)
Prickly Apple: Prickly pear hard cider recipe
Red Pear-Sweet Apple: A naturally sweet hard cider recipe with great complexity
Rock’n Raspberry: Red raspberry hard cider recipe
Ruby Reaper: Grapefruit, lime, chipotle, and carolina reaper pepper hard cider mistelle recipe
Silver Sun: Mutsu single-variety hard cider recipe
Simple Cider: A simple recipe for making good cider.
Sunrise Cider: Apricot hard cider recipe
Tupelo Cyser: Tupelo honey hard cider recipe
Winter Cider: Recipe for cider fermented with lager yeast and aged with hickory