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This is a static archive of the domnit.org blog,
which Lenny Domnitser wrote between 2006 and 2009.

Cider Status Update

My “Hobo Wine” cider was a success! It was drinkable, but was better mixed with regular cider.

I used less sugar than the original recipe called for, but still it was probably too much, since the cider tasted too alcoholic. On the other hand, the fresh cider livened it up, so perhaps it’s better strong for mixing.

It also developed a cinnamon-y flavor, which was a really appropriate for a Fall harvest feast. Scared as I was to have people try it, self-fermented alcohol is decidedly a good thing to bring to a pot-luck dinner.

This is what the Hobo Wine label looks like if I wanted to make it into a CD cover:

[Hobo Wine]