Get your orders in soon….

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 us link on the menu to get in touch and I can provide a list of what is available and costs.

More bottling/boxing!

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!!!

27 gallons to bottle!

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 bag-in-box, 500ml bottles, and 330ml bottles) – Krypton factor time!!! 🙂

Bottling…. a phased approach!

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 330ml bottles for the limited edition mixed flavours that have been concocted this year, which will also need sterilising!

Phase 3 – Bottling and capping.

Phase 4 – Labeling (assuming I can remember what batch is in each bottle 😉 )

New website theme + other stuff!!

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 already designed and available, so watch this space… Also included in this is an advertising campaign, possibly taking the pi$$ out of the various perfume/scent adverts you see these days, all a bit of fun anyway!!!

Anyone with suggestions on t-shirt designs or ideas on merchandise then let me know via the usual channels. 🙂

Brew no.4! Last of the season? Possibly not…!

Another 10.5 gallons crushed & pressed, massive thanks to Stu & Adam for their help again. Running out of fermenting vessels so unless I can get some racked off and bottled before the next batch of apples are ready then we’re probably looking at the quota for this season – which stands at approx. 50 gallons!