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Cider in a keg

Can we ferment a hard cider in a mini keg? Should we ferment a hard cider in a keg? There are many positive reasons to pressure ferment, and quite a few reasons not to pressure ferment. Let’s talk about all of that while we experiment with our first try at pressure fermentation in a mini keg.

Cider in a Keg?

As you can see, we have a long way to go. That said, we learned so much from trying this out as well as from many helpful tips and tricks from our viewers! That is why we feel the hobby of homebrewing is so rewarding. There is so much to learn that it never gets old or boring. There is also so many different methods of accomplishing the various tasks of home brewing. We encourage you to get in there an get your hands dirty (figuratively speaking of course). Look for more videos in the future where we take a new look at Keg fermentation.


112 oz (3.31224 liters) Apple Cider (aka Cloudy Apple Juice)

1 Black Tea Bag steeped for 5 minutes in water

5 g Fermaid O: https://amzn.to/46LRhYE

1/2 packet Safale US-05: https://amzn.to/3Q5jdPV

Tools We Use

Mini Keg: https://amzn.to/3tMJsTW

Star San: https://amzn.to/3s6M66c

Stainless Steel Funnel: https://amzn.to/45WLT3H

Baster: https://amzn.to/45H87X1

Hydrometer Kit: https://amzn.to/3rYXst7

Fun T-shirts: https://city-steading.com/product-category/t-shirts/

CSB Glasses: https://city-steading.com/product/city-steading-brews-stemless-wine-glass/