A belt (ordered) and the remaining electrical wiring (done tonight) are all that’s left between apples and apple sauce. Or pears. Or lemons. Or pitted peaches or cherries. Grapes not so much, but we’re darn sure gonna try it. Might even try a head of cabbage in it. Just because I can. I still have […]Read more "Almost done with the new grinder"
We’ll see if the new movie lives up to what previews are showing. I’m hopeful. New apple grinder, in it’s pre-painted nakedness. Needs some serious sandblasting and then coated. And a stand. And motor with pulley. And a belt. And some apples. But still, I’m hopeful. Next up? I’m considering a PTO driven grinder, crusher, […]Read more "New Hotness, Old & Busted"
And so it starts. 2 gallons of last years brew, 1.5 cups of honey in one, ‘plain’ ol’ cider in the other. 2 grams ale yeast in each. 1/2 teaspoon of pectin to clear out the cloudiness, and 1 teaspoon of yeast nutrients to make sure the little bugs get their RDA of ‘stuff’ to […]Read more "Bubblin’"
40ish bottles of beer on the wall… Actually in cases, on the floor, but you get my drift. 2X bottles of a heavy black Irish Stout. 10 primed using honey, the remainder using the priming sugar. We’re gonna call it “Dirty Soxx Stout” Still working on the label, but…. 2X bottles of a very rich […]Read more "Brewing Happiness"
Cherry Tree Cider Company? Cherry Tree Hard Cider Company? Drunken Apple Hard Cider? Shitfaced Cider Company? Dude, Where’s My Car… Hard Cider Company? Or not. We’ll see. It’ll be fun getting there.Read more "Possibilities"