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STEP THREE: PREP YEAST AND CHOOSE SPICES

Now that you've got all your ingredients and equipment within arms reach, it's time to start mixing things up. Open all the bottles so they're ready (but save the caps!). If you're going to experiment with different combinations of sugar, yeast, and spice, be sure to write it on the bottle's label with a marker. It will all look the same once you're done, so it could be hard to keep track.

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  1. Digem October 18, 2014 at 11:56 pm

    Is there any reason I couldn’t just use a 5 gallon carboy for making this recipe ?
    I will be using fresh apples from my trees.

  2. Andrew Swistak November 1, 2012 at 9:29 pm

    apologies if its in the article and I missed it but make sure if you are buying cider from the store that it doesn’t include potassium sorbate. that is a yeast inhibitor and if your cider has it in it then the yeast can’t do its work.

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