For those who have been following this blog for a while, that's right. We still haven't bottled our hard cider yet! And yes, it's been almost a year! For those who are new to the blog, you can catch up on the progress with these links; all will open in new tabs, so you won't … Continue reading Making hard crab apple cider: bottling day one
What a difference a day makes! This is how the crab apple juice looked, right after we got finished setting up the fermentation. This is how they looked this morning. The photo does not do justice to how bright the colour is! When I was checking these last night, the tops were full of dense … Continue reading Hard crab apple cider: Getting clear
Today was our first attempt at making hard apple cider. We are using the remaining apples from the one crab apple tree we have that produces the most amazing, sweet, delicious little apples, after using some of them to start an apple cider vinegar. When we first moved here and saw how many crab apple … Continue reading Making hard crab apple cider; will it work?