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Girls Guide to Tailgate Taste Tests: Cider

Last weekend, Jordan and Dava headed down to San Diego, CA to host a cider taste test at Qualcomm Stadium at the Chargers/Bengals game.

Cider Recipes:

(C)hot Charger Chider
Ingredients:
1 liter apple cider (not juice!)
8 cinnamon sticks
1 t ground nutmeg
1 T fresh ginger root, peeled, sliced thin
1 thai chili pepper, sliced
½ t liquid smoke
1 t whole cloves
2 t cayenne pepper
½ liter spiced rum

Procedure:
Heat the cider on medium heat in a pot. Add all of the ingredients except the rum. Stir. Let everything heat up together for about 10-15 min, but do not boil. Add the rum and stir. Heat another minute or two. Remove from heat and pass through a strainer. Drink it up!

Chot Charger Chider Ingredients
Chot Charger Chider Ingredients

Sweet Cincy Cider:
Ingredients:
1 liter apple cider (not juice!)
8 cinnamon sticks
1 t cardamom
1 t allspice
1 t vanilla
4 pieces star anise
peel of ½ an orange
4 t butter
½ liter spiced rum

Procedure:
Same as before! Heat the cider on medium heat in a pot. Add all of the ingredients except the rum. Stir. Let everything heat up together for about 10-15 min, but do not boil. Add the rum and stir. Heat another minute or two. Remove from heat and pass through a strainer. Drink it up!

Sweet Cincy Cider Ingredients
Sweet Cincy Cider Ingredients
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