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Cider Starter Kit - Premium 1 Gallon

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Original price $77.99 - Original price $77.99
Original price
$77.99 - $77.99
Current price $77.99


This 1 Gallon Cider Starter Kit has everything you need to get started making your own high quality and unique ciders at home!  Making your own cider is as simple as pitching your favorite cider yeast into a gallon of storebought or fresh apple juice.  You can be as creative as you want, adding honey, brown sugar, or other fruits to create a truly delicious, truly unique homemade cider!

Included In Kit

  • 1 - 2 Gallon Bucket for Primary Fermentation and Fruit or Honey Additions
  • 1 - 1 Gallon Glass Carboy for Bulk Aging (Do Not Carbonate in this Carboy!!)
  • 1 - Standard Hydrometer for Checking Gravities
  • 1 - Hydrometer Cylinder 10" for use with Hydrometer
  • 1 - 3/8" Auto Siphon Mini for Transferring from Vessel to Vessel
  • 1 - 3/8" Auto Siphon Clamp for Hands Free Transferring
  • 1 - Bottle Filler with Removable Spring for Easy Bottling
  • 6 - Feet of 5/16" Transfer Tubing for Transferring and Bottling
  • 1 - S-Shaped Airlock for Fermentation
  • 1 - 38 mm Threaded Cap with Airlock Hole for 1 Gallon Glass Carboy to Attach Airlock
  • 1 - Grommet for Bucket Lid to Attach Airlock
  • 1 - 4 oz Star San No Rinse Sanitizer
  • 1 - Pack Campden Tablets to Kill Wild Yeast and Bacteria in Fresh Pressed Cider and Fruit
  • 1 - Bottle Brush to Clean 1 Gallon Glass Carboy and Bottles
  • 1 - Fermometer Stick On Thermometer to Monitor Fermentation Temperature

This kit really gives you the freedom to make unique Ciders 1 gallon at a time, and it's easy to expand! Just add another 1 gallon glass carboy!

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Our Cider Starter Kit is one of the most complete equipment kits out there, and gives you everything that you need to make your next cider.  Whether you’re starting with store bought juice or starting from scratch with fresh apples and making your own juice, this equipment kit has all of the things that you need to make a successful cider.  Just add juice and yeast!  If you want to make it easy, try starting out with one of our Cider Flavor Kits, which include step by step instructions. 


This equipment kit is so versatile that you can use the same equipment to make Small Batch Mead, Small Batch Seltzer, and even try your hand at Small Batch Wine Making!  Check out all of our Small Batch Brewing Resources for instructional videos, instructions and helpful articles no matter what you want to make!

PDF Download Read Our Small Batch Cier Brewing Instructions
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Ask a Question
  • In looking at the question that was asked about drilling the grommet, stopper and spigot holes.....what pieces of equipment would this need to be done to? Are you drilling through the glass bottle? Can you please clarify? I am also potentially buying this as a gift so would like the end user to be able to use it right away. Thanks

    All you would need to drill the bucket is a step bit or drill bit to drill an 11/16" hole.  We automatically drill the grommet hole in the bucket lid for the airlock grommet unless otherwise specified by the customer.  The glass bottle is meant as a bulk aging container, and does not get drilled.  This kit is ready to use right out of the box!  Just add ingredients!

  • I am buying this for my boyfriend. Is it beneficial to have you drill the Grommet, Stopper and Spigot Holes? He's pretty handy and could definitely do it himself but wondering what you recommend. Thanks!

    Let us drill the kit. Then when he gets the kit from you, all he needs to do is start a cider. Plus, it does not cost anything extra. Great gift idea too! Two bonus points! Cheers!