Real Cider Making on a Small Scale by Michael J. Pooley

Real Cider Making on a Small Scale by Michael J. Pooley

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Cidermaking is part of a rich tradition that dates back hundreds of years. Now you can make yourself a part of this tradition by becoming an at-home cider maker. Real Cidermaking on a Small Scale will teach you everything you need to know about the process of making hard cider from any kind of apple.

This new practical book on the craft of cidermaking explores traditional and modern approaches including a set of scaled plans for building an inexpensive robust cider press. Also included are instructions for apple pressing, step-by-step brewing and pasteurisation and cider-based food recipes.

You will also discover delicious recipes, tips for preserving apple juice that you don't want to ferment, and instructions for making perry, or pear cider.

Whether you plan on using apples from the tree in your backyard or from the local supermarket, you are sure to be satisfied with the results. Don't miss your chance to become a cidermaking expert and enjoy the rewards of your labor all year long.

About the author

Michael Pooley and John Lomax have been cidermakers for more than twenty years. During this time, their teaching courses and demonstrations of the craft at venues throughout the UK have acquired a national reputation. In this comprehensive book on the subject, they have combined their experience and expertise to produce a clear accessible text for both the amateur and the would-be professional cidermaker.

Book details

112 pages
Special Interest Model Books
Publication date
April 1999

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