Enough prep. Time to start actually doing stuff. I've done my shopping as detailed in the Batch 1 - Process post and I'm ready to go. I've got cider. I've got yeast. Time to sanitize things. I threw the airlocks, stoppers, and a few measuring utensils into a bucket of … Continue reading Batch 1 – Primary
Most of my batches won't have a process page. For my first batch though, I've got a lot of thoughts that I want to put down. I start my cider journey with 3 simple goals. First, I want to make some cider. Second, I want to make a baseline cider to know exactly what it … Continue reading Batch 1 – Process
My first batch of cider, wooh! Unfortunately I went ahead and made the cider without actually making the blog posts to go with it, so this is a couple months after the fact. My intros are going to cover a few things. First is going to be the batch information. Second is going to be … Continue reading Batch 1 – Intro
As I make more and more ciders, its going to be hard to keep track of each batch. So I'm going to name the batches accordingly. Since I mess around with software, I'm going to give my ciders "versions". The first number is going to be the batch number. Pretty simple. First batch is … Continue reading Versioning
Its dangerous to go alone - take this [knowledge]! Theres lots of good resources out there on how to make cider. Some of it is too advanced for me. Some of it is too simple to be a stepping stone into more complicated stuff. Thats why I'm making my own path forward. But I'm certainly … Continue reading Resources
We're starting our journey as a cider wizard. I originally had a system where doing more difficult tasks relating to cider-making meant that you might be a level five cider wizard or something. In addition to being a bit too nerdy, a lot of the tasks aren't cumulative. Someone could use their own apples to … Continue reading A Wizard’s journey
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