Category Archives: Cider

Apple cider

I am considering brewing Kombucha and had an idea. I needed a 1 gallon fermentation chamber for the kombucha. What if I could use the one gallon container that the apple juice comes in for the kombucha? And before I empty the juice, why don’t I make some apple cider with that juice? Maybe I can use the same equipment afterwards for the kombucha.

So I went to Austin Homebrew Supply and bought three items: Fermentis Safale S-04 Dry Ale Yeast, 3-Piece Airlock, and Drilled Number 6/5 Stopper.

The process was pretty easy. I sanitized the airlock and the stopper with Saniclean Sanitizer. I then uncapped the lid, poured less than half of the yeast in, and the placed the airlock on top. Now the waiting begins…