Kris’s Cider Fest Hard Apple Cider

Cider Collection Day: Sunday, October ?
Pitched Yeast: October 16
Bottle Day:

Original Gravity: 1.050
Final Gravity:


  • A shit-ton of apples
  • 5 teaspoons yeast nutrient
  • 2.5 teaspoons pectic enzyme
  • One packet of Safale-04 American Ale Yeast


1. Arrive at Kris’s Cider Fest. Eat a lot of hot dogs.

2. Press a lot of apples into 5 gallons of cider.

3. Add 5 Campden tablets to neutralize wild yeast and bacteria.

4. Wait 48 hours.

5. Add pectic enzyme, yeast nutrient and yeast.

6. Wait __ weeks and bottle!


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