Originally Posted by cwebb
If you pick a butt load of blackberries would you run them through your crusher? Put them directly in the press and press the juice off? Thoughts?
No, they don't need to be crushed. I stick mine in the freezer until I have enough, and then just put them in big mesh bags and then ferment on them. When I remove them, after about 5 days, I just squeeze them out. They are pretty soft and there isn't much left of them.