139 bottles all labelled up, a number of variations for all the different alcohol volumes and flavour combinations. Also created spreadsheet detailing what i’ve got so easier to manage.
The last batch of apples (acquired from a source in Binfield) have been crushed & pressed and will be ready for yeast addition in a couple of days. This special edition version of Woodley Sider will be given the name ‘Binfield Beaut’ which for those wine buffs out there and … Continue reading
Anyone want some Woodley Sider for drinking this Christmas then best to get your orders in soon as they should be left to settle for at least a week following transportation. Also available are some Woodley Sider t-shirts, ideal Christmas presents for those Woodley Sider lovers 😉 Use the contact … Continue reading
Another three 5 gallon fermenting bins bottled/boxed, just leaving three demi-johns to be bottled at some point. Also got enough apples (from a source in Binfield) to hopefully make another 5 gallons worth, which will be the last for this year – definitely!!!
Got a bit of bottling to do now….. 27 gallons (approx. 186 litres) is in need of bottling, eek!!! Should keep me busy next week, assuming I don’t manage to get a new assignment at work! Got to work out what sized receptacles to use (combos of 10ltr bag-in-box, 5ltr … Continue reading
Phase 1 – removal of labels from empty bottles (recycling 500ml beer bottles) – complete! Phase 2 – sterilisation of 48 bottles, now drying…. 16 left for sterilising, once the 48 have dried. Still got a load of green bottles (75cl) that require cleaning, plus a delivery due of 60 … Continue reading
Have acquired some more apples, and looking to pick some more this coming weekend, so another brew (sorry ‘making’) is planned (when? I’m not quite sure yet!)…. This will definitely be the last for this season!
Found a better theme for the website (www.woodley-sider.co.uk) which seems to work a bit better than the old one (too much white space)…. Currently working on some new t-shirt designs, and will be putting up a showcase (in the gallery, or might even become a separate menu item) of those … Continue reading
17.5 gallons of the 23 have been racked off, another 5.5 gallon bin to go (a job for tomorrow or Thursday!)…
So, 23 gallons (4 bins worth) have decided to finish fermentation all on the same day! Now with just one remaining fermenting bin left the racking is going to be a challenge! I foresee quite a bit of cleaning/sterilising to happen! :-S