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And now the pasteurising is also done

Pasteurising 140+ bottles twenty at a time certainly takes a while. But happily it is now all done and I just need to find somewhere to store all those bottles for the next six months or so whilst we drink … Continue reading

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Finally finished bottling…

After six or seven hours over the last three days I’ve finally filled the last bottle with apple juice. One hundred and forty five 75cl bottles, to be precise, so almost 109 litres or a shade under 24 UK gallons. … Continue reading

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Once again it’s apple-pressing day

I posted a month back that we’d collected apples for pressing, but until today we’d not actually got around to doing the hard work. I estimated that we had 250kg to 300kg of apples ready to be pressed and today … Continue reading

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Apple pressing time again

This weekend I spent a morning collecting apples with my son, to press for apple juice. Last year we finished with sixteen gallons of juice, but I’m hoping for a little more this year. Hopefully we can get them pressed … Continue reading

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Juicing apples

As ever it took longer to get around to this than I’d hoped, mostly because we’d been somewhat short of weekends with suitable weather. However, eventually I had the opportunity to assemble all the various bits and pieces required to … Continue reading

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Apples, apples, everywhere…

And most of them will be drunk. I took advantage of the first sunny day for what seems like months a couple of weekends back to get out in the orchard and do something that’s been on my list of … Continue reading

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