Thinking of doing a cider which kit is best

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Hi I do AG beers normally and have only ever done a cider many years ago but thinking of doing a cider kit and flavour it with Lowicz juice so which kits are the best for this Ps the first and only cider I did had a yeasty taste to it is this a trait of some kits?
Its not for me as I do not drink cider but for friends when they come around if that ever happens this summer
 

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Whilst not a kit, I was pleasantly surprised with turbo cider.

I used a mix of Sainsbury's and Asda juices because Sainsbury's is red apple and Asda green by ratio of 1:2.

General consensus is to make plain apple cider and use the flavoured cordials after to provide the sweetness as an alternative to artificial sweeteners.
 

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Personally I prefer the Youngs Premium Cider kits as their flavourings taste more natural than some of the others.

I must admit that I happily tolerate artificial flavours in sweets but for some strange reason not in ciders.
 

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Ciderworks do a nice apple cider kit. All my beers are AG but in normal times I regularly make cider using this kit. It lasts well too, because of the last year’s restrictions I have some in bottles that are about 18 months old and still taste good. Got mine from LoveBrewing.
 

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The only cider kit I've ever made was the Ciderworks Oaked Apple, it was okay but I'm not sure if it was worth doing over a turbo cider. Thinking of making a turbo cider at some point and adding some oak chips to it.
 

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I bought supermarket apple juice (Asda cheapest) some black tea,citric acid from Wilko and cider yeast from CML..easy and very cheap to do.
 

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I've done the Bulldog premium apple cider a few times. I wouldn't say I'm a cider connoisseur but it simple and quick to make. I enjoyed it and so has anyone else I've served it to.
 

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Whilst not a kit, I was pleasantly surprised with turbo cider.

I used a mix of Sainsbury's and Asda juices because Sainsbury's is red apple and Asda green by ratio of 1:2.

General consensus is to make plain apple cider and use the flavoured cordials after to provide the sweetness as an alternative to artificial sweeteners.
Il second this, though tbh I have never tried a kit but Lidl apple juice made a turbo cider I really like and much cheapness. Also think it would carry other flavours well if you are shooting for something a bit more creative.
 

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