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Which apples are best for apple cider?

Which apples are best for apple cider?

For sweeter cider, try Gala, Fuji, Cortland, Golden Delicious, or Red Delicious varieties; for a more acidic, tart flavor, go with Pink Lady, Braeburn, Jonathan, or McIntosh. A blend of apples from both the sweet and tart flavor families is sure to be a hit!

How many apple trees do I need to make cider?

You only need about 36 apples to make a gallon of cider so a few trees will do and having different varieties is good for pollination.