Discover the pleasure of making and drinking fresh cider with this complete, classic guide.
Clear, simple language, numerous illustrations, and detailed step-by-step instructions, lead you through:
-- MAKING fresh and delicious sweet and hard ciders - including blended and sparkling ciders
-- BUILDING your own working apple press
-- ENHANCING your cooking with cider as an ingredient
-- CHOOSING the right apple cultivar for the flavor you want
-- PLANNING and PLANTING your very own home orchard for the freshest batch of cider ever!
Plus, interesting bits of history and lore shed light on cider's colorful past.
one of the most comprehensive and enduring books on the topic. ["Cider"] is a valuable resource not only for those attempting home bottling, but also for apple enthusiasts. -- "Gastronomica" If you re a cider fan hard or sweet or just like to experiment with beverage-making, this is a guide you ll want to have. "The Baltimore Sun" It s all there, from grafting to distilling, from applejack to vinegar. "Washington State Grange News" a straightforward, user-friendly, step-by-step handbook "Library Bookwatch"