Farmyard Cider with Big Bear Lake Terroir
Fall is a cider opportunity waiting to happen, so I jumped on the chance when Spencer Chambers of Honest Abe Cider offered fresh juice from Big Bear Lake to Los Angeles area homebrewers . See the story of this cider.
Spencer Chambers of Honest Abe Cider fills my Ss brewtech fermentation vessel. The six-gallon allocation of unpasteurized cider on October 13, 2017 included the following apple varieties: Gravenstein, Pippin, Granny Smith, Starkey Delicious, Fuji and Gala. The pH: 3.5.
Pineapple Coconut Hard Cider
The short of it: Welcome in spring with a pineapple coconut cider. The essential flavor ingredients: Trader Joe's organic dried pineapple and coconut chips. See the story of this cider.
Royal SunAngel "Belgian Tripel" Hard Cider
September 2015. When I made a Belgian Tripel ale a few days ago, I thought it would be fun to concoct a hard cider with a similar vibe. Thus, Royal SunAngel "Belgian Tripel" was born. See the story of this cider.