Cider : Making, Using & Enjoying Sweet & Hard Cider

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Discover the pleasures of making and drinking cider. From choosing the right apples through reaping the liquid rewards of a successful pressing, this classic guide has you covered. With detailed drawings of cider-making equipment, methods, and set-up, even a novice juicer will enjoy sweet and spicy gallons in no time. Annie Proulx and Lew Nichols provide insightful, time-tested advice enlivened by a smattering of historical anecdotes. Whether you like your cider sweet or hard, you're sure to find a recipe that more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 15.24mm | 362.87g
  • Storey Books
  • Vermont, United States
  • English
  • 3rd
  • 1580175201
  • 9781580175203
  • 58,789

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..".one of the most comprehensive and enduring books on the topic. [Cider] is a valuable resource not only for those attempting home bottling, but also for apple enthusiasts." -- Gastronomica "If you're a cider fan - hard or sweet - or just like to experiment with beverage-making, this is a guide you'll want to have." -- The Baltimore Sun "It's all there, from grafting to distilling, from applejack to vinegar." -- Washington State Grange News " ... a straightforward, 'user-friendly, ' step-by-step handbook ... " -- Library Bookwatchshow more

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How do you make great cider? All you need is an apple. This handbook shows you how simple it is to turn fruit into nature's most refreshing drink. * Make fresh and delicious sweet and hard ciders -- including blended and sparkling ciders * Build your own working apple press * Enhance your cooking with cider as an ingredient * Choose the right apple cultivar for the flavor you want * Plan and plant your very own home orchard for the freshest batch of cider ever! Plus interesting bits of history and lore shed light on cider's colorful more
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