Re: Lots of Apples
- Thanks BSmith,
Good link - just added it to our Information base. - See Cider Making.
Vino es Veritas,
--- In email@example.com, "res06suc" <dhillkenmore@...>
> I've got 5 acres of apples available to me for the first time this
> year....free. I've found lots of helpful information through this
> http://www.ukcider.co.uk/wiki/index.php/Main_Page . Plenty of How-tochopping.
> info including how to pulverize them with a home-made *scratter*.
> Several videos of it being done.
> Happy pressing!
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "John Chad Kinsey Sr."
> cls315@ wrote:
> > OK, I had a lot of apples given to me a few weeks ago. I am talking
> about a
> > Chevrolet truck bed full of red apples. I have a pot still and have
> > peach before. But man it was a lot of work. I am looking for
> > Here is my plan of attack if anyone can improve upon it. I froze the
> > so I wouldn't have to get in a rush. I plan on thawing them and then
> > them. Then I plan on using one of those augers you mix sheetrock mud
> > to grind them up. Then I plan on adding about 30 pounds of sugar in
> > water. I usually use a champagne yeast and plan on doing so again, I
> > plan on pitching yeast the morning after doing the sugar and
> > should be about a 40 gallon mash or wash, whatever you want to call
> it. The
> > whole pectin discussion had me wondering yesterday, add pectin or
> don't add
> > pectin to this wash? Is there anything I am missing up to this
> > Don't an apple wash produce a large percentage of bad alcohols?
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