Category Archives: Cider and Perry Making

New local Cider on sale – from Winwick, Northants.

I just happened to be browsing the beer, lager and cider fridge at my local village shop at Barby near Rugby, and I came across these 2 new brews. So I just had to sample one of each. The description … Continue reading

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Campden Tablet – Sodium Metabisulphite proportions

One Campden tablet in 20 gallons is enough, equivalent to 1/16 of a teaspoon in powder form of Sodium Metabisulphite. It doesn’t hurt to add too much though since it will dissipate into the air after 24hrs. Also each Campden … Continue reading

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Small scale cider making in the kitchen

What am I going to do with those fallers then. I know make some cider. But how do I go about that. Any apples will do as long as ripe. Well here you are, the simple steps in pictures. Remember … Continue reading

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The First Cider Pressings of the Year 2011

Having a go at cider making on a larger scale this year, a gallon is not enough after all the sample tastings. We are using any apples that are ripe, these are not necessarily cider varieties, but eaters as well … Continue reading

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