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 […]

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Brewing Happiness

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 […]

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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.  

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Time to get back to work

Here we are, part way into spring, and still dealing with snow. At least we’re getting water into the ground. If we can keep the temperatures stable, and not frost the buds off the trees, maybe we’ll be using our own apples this year? Let you know later. Slowly coming out of hibernation after a […]

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Planning for 13 October 2018

Yeah, that far out. Gotta start it sometime, might as well be while I’m working 7 day, 60hr weeks, right? Not like I have anything else to do for the next 11 months. Facilities: We’re working on it. Something a bit more substantial than a few canopy and tarps would be nice, but they worked […]

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