The first thing that happens in making apple cider vinegar is making a hard apple cider. The alcohol in the hard cider will ferment into acetic acid (vinegar).
Makes approximately 1 gallon
About 4 pounds of apples
Cheesecloth or cotton fabric to cover your jars or bowls
Sugar (1 tablespoon per one cup of water)
1 wide mouth gallon glass jar or 2 half-gallon jars (You can use glass bowls in a pinch.)
Rubber bands or string to secure the cloth onto the jars
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