Peppered Strawberry Cider

Peppered Strawberry Cider

Peppered Strawberry Cider

Most people don’t realize how well black pepper and strawberries go together. How do I describe what they’re like? They’re like two peas in a pod, no, more like bread and butter. That’s not it either… a match made in heaven? Yeah, they’re like that. (Yes I just used every over used cheesy comparison I could, and I’m not sorry about that.)

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Cranberry Orange Cider

Cranberry Orange Cider

 I started this cider in November in hopes that it would be ready to enjoy over the Christmas Holidays. For whatever reason I didn’t get it done in time for Christmas. Christmas is always crazy with so much going on, or at least, that’s the excuse I’m using. However, nothing screams winter quite like orange or cranberry flavoured things, right?

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Christmas Cake Cider aka Fruit Cake Cider

Christmas Cake Cider aka Fruit Cake Cider

Listen, it's Christmas. Which means it's time to embrace ugly sweaters and desserts no one likes. It’s tradition for goodness sake! It also means it’s time to turn those desserts into flavoured ciders. Well, at least that’s what it means for me. Over the last couple of years I’ve subjected my friends and family to my brewing experiments giving them as gifts.

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Strawberry Rhubarb Cider; The Perfect Summer Drink?

Strawberry Rhubarb Cider; The Perfect Summer Drink?

Who doesn't love Strawberry and Rhubarb pie? It's one of those classic combinations that reminds us of our grandmothers home. The sweetness of the strawberries and the tartness of the rhubarb compliments each other in ways only people in love can appreciate. Which, I wouldn't know anything about right now... cause you know... the single life. BUT I did think that it would make a great cider.

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Raspberry Apple Cider

Raspberry Apple Cider

A little over a month ago my sister had her baby. This was a really exciting time for us because my oldest sister and her partner were home for the occasion . To prepare for the family celebration I decided to make a cider for us to enjoy. I love raspberries... actually it goes beyond love it's an obsession. It's taken me to the highest highs, and lowest lows.

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Apple Black Current Cider

Apple Black Current Cider

One of the benefits of living at home is the abundance of garden fresh fruits and vegetables. A few years ago my mother planted two black current bushes by our newly built castle of a shed. I remember giving her a hard time about them because currents aren't really versatile. You can basically make jelly out of them and thats it. However, I recently began to brew my own beers and ciders and my imagination began to run wild.

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