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The Everything Hard Cider Book
« on: September 24, 2013, 11:21:45 AM »
Maybe Drew is forbidden for promoting his book since he is a member of the Governing Committee, but I'm surprised this hasn't been posted here.  This little beauty is on a plane/truck/bicycle/whatever on its way to me (delivery tomorrow).

http://www.amazon.com/The-Everything-Hard-Cider-Book/dp/1440566186/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1380046656&sr=8-6&keywords=cider+book

Adding to the list of other books (Hops, Yeast, soon to be Water ) that I still need to finish reading.

Of course, if I don't win Cider Maker of the Year, I will be asking for a refund  ;D
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Re: The Everything Hard Cider Book
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2013, 12:22:36 PM »
Sweet! (or dry). It is whizzing through the air to my kindle.
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Re: The Everything Hard Cider Book
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2013, 01:41:25 PM »
Not only is it loaded with great info, but Drew's writing style makes it a really good read!  Thanks God he's editing what I write for our book!
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Re: The Everything Hard Cider Book
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2013, 09:16:45 PM »
Yeah, I just wasn't sure about how kosherized it would be for me to promote it here - but in the meanwhile, reaction seems to be good! More people should buy it so I can make more stuff!
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Re: The Everything Hard Cider Book
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2013, 09:22:33 PM »
Reading right now, about 80 pages in. Very well written, the writing style makes it easy to read. All the good information helps too!

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Re: The Everything Hard Cider Book
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2013, 05:22:58 AM »
I'm through the first few chapters, which are definitely geared toward the beginner cider maker.  Flipping through the next chapters, I see a lot of in depth info which looks like it's going to make it a worthwhile purchase.  I'm looking forward to reading it.
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Re: The Everything Hard Cider Book
« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2013, 03:13:52 PM »
Yeah, the goal of the book was to make a cider book that didn't start with "In order to make great cider, you need great apples. In order to get great apples, you must first plant an orchard"
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Re: The Everything Hard Cider Book
« Reply #7 on: October 02, 2013, 03:26:05 PM »
My humble opinion says promote it.  But this brings up a question...   In a non-BJCP, people's choice competition, is it kosher (sorry) to have beer and cider on one ballot?

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Re: The Everything Hard Cider Book
« Reply #8 on: October 02, 2013, 05:35:27 PM »
My humble opinion says promote it.  But this brings up a question...   In a non-BJCP, people's choice competition, is it kosher (sorry) to have beer and cider on one ballot?
I don't see why not

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Re: The Everything Hard Cider Book
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2013, 05:13:43 AM »
My humble opinion says promote it.  But this brings up a question...   In a non-BJCP, people's choice competition, is it kosher (sorry) to have beer and cider on one ballot?

Hell, I've mixed beer, mead and cider together in a BJCP BOS in some of these tiny competitions around the area. I think non-BJCP peoples' choice would be just fine.
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Re: The Everything Hard Cider Book
« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2013, 10:00:03 AM »
Just purchased, will definitely read before I try to make anything :)

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Re: The Everything Hard Cider Book
« Reply #11 on: October 14, 2013, 11:11:01 AM »
You won't regret it!  Not only is it full of great info, it's really well written and very readable.
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Re: The Everything Hard Cider Book
« Reply #12 on: October 14, 2013, 11:13:29 AM »
Hell, I've mixed beer, mead and cider together in a BJCP BOS in some of these tiny competitions around the area. I think non-BJCP peoples' choice would be just fine.
I think pretty much any competition scheme, BJCP or not, is fine as long as contestants know what to expect upfront.
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