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First time cider is very tart and acidic, any fixes?

Yeah letting it condition (letting the cider mellow) will do wonders. The longer you can leave it the better, in my experience. But if you don't want to wait you could back-sweeten, so add a bit of ...
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If barley grains are too sprouted, how will this affect the beer?

In short, you face two problems. Firstly, when barley sprouts, the amylase converts the starches into sugars, and the germ consumes the sugars as "fuel" to grow. That's why barley works that ...
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Want to start making beer in my household. Where to start?

With €1000 you'll be able to get all you need to get started and have plenty left over to set aside for upgrading your brewery should it appeal to you (and it will). You will want a kegging system -- ...
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Want to start making beer in my household. Where to start?

I started making beer with a 5 gallon stock pot from Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/IMUSA-Stainless-Steel-Stock-Silver/dp/B0BTTLVYJW/) and some extract kits from Morebeer (https://www.morebeer.com/...
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First time cider is very tart and acidic, any fixes?

You have dry cider and this is expected. As Socks^3 mentions, backsweetening is the typical method for taking some of that dry edge off your cider however be mindful that if you backsweeten, you need ...
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