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  • Posted in thread: 18th and 19th Century American Ciders and "Scrumpy" on 08-01-2016 at 09:33 PM
    Nortbank the voice of reason. The word real can get you in trouble. I want to make real 19th
    century American cider. Do I keeve or do I press and dump? Assuming I really know how to keeve,
    anyway. Ass...

  • Posted in thread: Where can I get my cider judged? on 03-21-2016 at 08:41 PM
    GLINTCAP judges are volunteers, in that they are not being paid to judge, and are giving their
    time freely. They applied to be judges and are vetted by the competition organizers based on
    merit & expe...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of cider in 2015 on 01-02-2016 at 08:13 PM
    Bottled two batches of homemade cider in 2015.1,149 +5 gallons Northern Spy Saison+6 gallons
    spontaneous fermentation= 1,160

  • Posted in thread: Hard apple cider tastes like passion fruit on 12-04-2015 at 11:26 PM
    Some apple varieties will ferment into a very tropical tasting cider, Mango, passionfruit, &
    pineapple notes are not uncommon.

  • Posted in thread: Show us your cider in a photo!!! on 12-04-2015 at 11:19 PM
    I love everything about this thread. Great to see so many folks making and enjoying cider!

  • Posted in thread: No more Northern Spy on 11-28-2015 at 09:21 PM
    Huh, not the case here in NY. The price of Spys doubled from last year as growers started
    marketing antique varieties to the cider market. Lots of folks planting traditional cider
    varieties too.

  • Posted in thread: Filtering Cider on 11-25-2015 at 10:08 PM
    Filtration is typically done in stages. First a coarse pass used to remove most solid
    particles, then a second polishing pass to deal with microorganisms. You may want to buy two
    sets of filters. 3-5 ...

  • Posted in thread: Homebrew contest entry for cider question on 11-24-2015 at 12:17 AM
    Sounds like you've got a Common Cider, 27a.

  • Posted in thread: How to safely bottle a sweet cider without pasteurization? on 10-28-2015 at 10:35 AM
    I would love to do it this way but very commercial operation I have talked to said sterile
    filtration after carbonation (on the way to bottling line) will not work. Cannot get pressure
    high enough and...

  • Posted in thread: How to safely bottle a sweet cider without pasteurization? on 10-27-2015 at 11:06 PM
    As mentioned above, proper use of sulfites and sorbate may be a good option for you.For sterile
    filtration to be effective, everything downstream must be sterile, not just sanitized, or
    what's the poi...

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2 COMMENTS
Posted: 
October 14, 2012  •  08:55 PM
hey hey. We love Bellwether. Next time we are there I def want a tour! Were on the mail list so keep it coming. Love the new patio!

Cheers
Posted: 
October 14, 2012  •  10:07 PM
@liquiditynerd Thanks! We're always working to keep the cider flowing. Be sure to let me know when you come up and we can swap brews after the tour.
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