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How to recover a carboy of cider?

First, I would check to see if it's still drinkable. You might have a carboy of apple cider vinegar if you haven't put any sulfites into it or somehow prevented from oxidation. The way to test it is ...
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Spicy Hard Cider

Blake's makes a mango habanero hard cider called El Chavo. It's not insanely spicy, but it's got some heat and good flavor. https://untappd.com/b/blake-s-hard-cider-company-el-chavo/759928 They've ...
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Is there a real life equivalent to Bean's Alcoholic Cider in Fantastic Mr. Fox?

Yes, there are several drinks that match that description. Apple Jack comes to mind. It's made by freeze distillation of apple cider. It's about 25-40% ABV. It's nasty stuff if you've ever had some. ...
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Acidity regulation of home made wine, berry wine or cider?

First thing, pick up a basic winemaking book. All of this is covered in there. If you have an Acetic acid problem, then you have vinegar not wine. If you just have high tartaric acid, you can do a ...
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A romantic evening - what to drink?

The most romantic thing is to conform to the desires of your companion. It sounds like there are specific problems with sparkling and red wine. Personally as much as I like beer, I don't think it is "...
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A romantic evening - what to drink?

It's unclear what the restrictions are so I have to guess. So how about highballs/longdrinks? If you are easy on the spirits it should be possible to drink them as beverages. What might be a nice ...
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Are there styles of cider? How to distinguish them before opening the bottle?

There are different cider styles. BJCP cider style guidelines lists several distinct styles. However, many commercial ciders like Angry Orchard don't list a style beyond their brand names.
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