Cider #11

9/5/21 I ground apples from N’s brother-in-law J/M’s tree in Burnt Hills. Great apples – tons of wonderful juice! Made a bunch of unpasteurized cider that M and I drank. […]

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Cider #10: Foggy Cider

This cider was an experiment to pasteurize the cider prior to fermenting, and adding hops during the pasteurization process. The short-term result was an opaque cider that looked like canned […]

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Cider #8 and #9

9/7/20 I juiced the apples into a bottling bucket then hit it with campden tablets for 24 hours. 9/8/20 Transferred off of the sludge at the bottom into the 5-gallon […]

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Cider #7

I have had the seed of an idea in my head after making a successful cider last year that I would love to try it again, I just need to […]

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Cider #5 and #6

It was an interesting year for apples. In my neighborhood, none of the wild apple trees produced any apples at all. Luckily at my friends A and H’s house, they […]

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Cider #1 through #4

Types of Cider Sweet Cider: Straight from the press (blender) Cider Soda: During active fermentation, the cider is fizzy, some of the sweetness is taken away due to mild fermentation, […]

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Homebrew Wine

I have been drinking a lot of grape juice made from wild grapes growing in the neighborhood. I like the tart flavor of the unsweetened grapes. It has what I […]

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