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Posted in thread: Boston Area Cider Makers on 11-26-2011 at 09:39 PM
FYI Whole Foods has Carlson Farms (Harvard, MA) cider for sale $2 for a half gallon. It is
pasteurized but I've had good success with it in the past.
Posted in thread: Boston Area Cider Makers on 11-10-2011 at 04:54 PM
I'm new to the craft too! Only been at it for 3 years. Probably have 40 gallons under my belt
with wildly variable results. Brandon O's graff is a great one though. I have my 4th batch in
the primary ...
Posted in thread: Boston Area Cider Makers on 11-09-2011 at 03:38 PM
Anyone on here from the Boston Area? Might be nice to know who is in the neighborhood. Maybe we
can compare notes locally!
Posted in thread: How many gallons of Brandon O's Graff have been made? on 05-05-2011 at 05:07 PM
Posted in thread: Scions on 04-29-2011 at 01:50 AM
Mentioned Tower Hill Botanical Garden in a previous post, specifically their collection of pre
20 century cultivars. Here is their scion list:
Posted in thread: Looking to Try New Yeasts other than Nottingham on 04-27-2011 at 10:30 PM
Wildman, great info! I should have taken that lead class but never did. No longer contracting
so just as well. This opens a world of opportunity ;)
Posted in thread: Looking to Try New Yeasts other than Nottingham on 04-27-2011 at 08:52 PM
Well, I dunno. I hear its not good practice to plan vegetables in the ground here in cities
because of both lead paint contamination but also lead contamination left over from the days of
Posted in thread: Choice of yeast on 04-27-2011 at 08:49 PM
I've used S-05 for two batches and the only problem I can say is that the crauzen is crazy!
Just did another batch of Brandon O's this time with S-04 and for some reason, almost not
crauzen. I'm wonde...
Posted in thread: Looking to Try New Yeasts other than Nottingham on 04-27-2011 at 08:45 PM
Sashurlow, I meant to ask if you have had any concerns regarding contamination in the apples? I
know I probably sound like a chicken but thats the first thing that comes to mind when I see
Posted in thread: Looking to Try New Yeasts other than Nottingham on 04-27-2011 at 08:40 PM
I had good success with the rootstock from Cummins Nursery. Made about 30 trees 4 years ago
(could have been 5 years ago actually, loosing track of time). The scions came from a very old
tree at my fo...