Autumn is a time of grounding and turning inwards. The leaves are changing, the air is crisp, the smell of spices fill the air. For myself, nothing relaxes me more than drinking a delicious elixir or drink. I decided to make an autumn hibiscus cider.
The cider is tart, non-alcoholic, refreshing, and nourishing. It’s the perfect recipe to welcome in the new season and no better time than the Autumnal Equinox. Even though I enjoy this drink during autumn, I enjoy sipping on this wonderful drink all year long.
To Be Enjoyed Wherever You Live
You can enjoy this brew warm or cool depending on the temperatures where you live. I made this while we were in Southern California and the temperatures were blazing. I added a few large ice cubes we enjoyed it cold.
As I sat down and began to share this recipe, we are in Wisconsin. The temperatures are a little bit chillier but the recipe holds strong warm as well. The temperatures are just slightly chilly which makes the perfect amount of cozy.
Wherever you are, you can welcome in Autumn with this hibiscus cider!
Make a Large Batch
My new routine is to make a huge batch of tea or cider to enjoy throughout the week. I love to change up the flavors and notes depending on what mood I am in. I am a Cancer Sun, who changes her mind quite often. However, I didn’t change my mind once I began thinking up this recipe.
As I began to think up this cider, it started mulling it over in my mind a few weeks and, all I have been craving this exact combination. It turned out exactly the way I wanted it. Nice and tart with the right amount of sweet.
Cider and Autumn Memories
I’ll do anything to work with rose, rose hips, and hibiscus any time of the year. But to make it into a cider reminds me fondly of my childhood memories growing up in the Midwest. I remember my elementary school days, and all us getting into the school bus getting ready to go to the local apple orchard. At to the apple orchard, I remember the first time a warm cider hit my lips. I was in pure heaven. The spices danced on my tongue and warm liquid filled my soul.
Making a Tradition
Making the Autumn Hibiscus Cider ushers in a new tradition. Using the heart healing magic of rose and combining it with the grounding vibes of autumn, you get a magical elixir that brings you back to the present. Mixing in the hibiscus the cider glows vibrant red in the warmness of the Autumn sun.
This cider was amazing to make and even more amazing to enjoy! I can’t wait to hear what your thoughts are and what you are feeling during this season.
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- In a big mason jar, fill up the bottom of the jars with the dry herbs.
- Add in boiling water.
- Steep for 10-15 minutes.
- Add in your sweetener and apple cider vinegar to taste.
- Enjoy right away or add ice if you want an iced version.
- You will need a Mason Jar and a Strainer
Amount Per Serving: Total Fat: .6gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 3.6mgCarbohydrates: 11.7gSugar: 3.3gProtein: 1.4g