5 fermenting bins and 3 demi-johns racked off, ready for bottling in a few weeks! 2 fermenting bins and 2 demi-johns bottled and ready for labelling. 2013’s production has taken a few months longer than previous years, and with it a few new varieties of Woodley Sider which I’ll be … Continue reading
Chilli Shot Sider bottled (5cl miniature bottles) and labelled. For that hot Woodley Sider kick, not for the faint hearted, and limited to only 63 bottles.
Bottled/boxed two 5 gallon bins today, need to sort out labelling now. Racked off a couple of bins and 2 demi johns so they should be ready for bottling/boxing in a couple of weeks. Still got seven fermenting bins bubbling away, must have been a colder November/December as fermentation has … Continue reading
The Siders from last year’s crop that have already been boxed have now been labelled. Labels can be viewed in the photo gallery. Still quite a bit fermenting away in the garage and a couple of bins ready for racking off.
Merry Christmas from everyone (!) at Woodley Sider, still got a good few gallons fermenting away in the garage so going to have a busy month ahead with racking, bottling and labeling. All going well you will be able to drink Woodley Sider in a pub in Reading, exciting stuff. … Continue reading
Racked off the chilli (somewhat nuclear version) cider and a bin of standard cider. Bottled/boxed GrApple (apple & grape), Summer Fruits 2013 (rather tasty) and two 3 ltr boxes of Perry (extremely limited edition). Below is a picture of the Summer Fruits 2013 that we bottles a few of (the … Continue reading
Some new pictures added to the Photo Gallery (2013-09 & 2013-11) and as promised below is a picture of the new press stand – constructed this year and proving to be a quality addition/enhancement to the kit list.
7 batches of Sider made this year 7 sources of apples this year 500g of sultanas used 3kg of sugar used (varying types) 1 five gallon bucket of grapes used 300g of honey used 2 gallons (ish) of Perry made 91 gallons in total produced or in production Which is … Continue reading
Batch 7 pulped and pressed today, 5 gallons made from the remaining apples from last weekend, topped.up with some from the garden. This takes the total to 91 gallons for this year and to celebrate this record the last batch will be known as “ninety one”.
Having not managed to finish working through all 14 crates last weekend, tomorrow sees the processing of the last crate plus any more that have fallen off my own tree to complete the final batch. This years acquisitions to the equipment list amount to: – 4 more fermenting bins to … Continue reading