Cider: Making, Using & Enjoying Sweet & Hard Cider, 3rd Edition
Make your own cider! Annie Proulx and Lew Nichols take you step-by-step through the cidermaking process, covering everything from the various types of apple presses to how to filter, fine, rack, and store your cider. They also provide recipes for making six types of cider---still, sparkling, champagne, barrel, French, and flavored---and advise you on which apples to use to achieve particular flavor qualities. There is even a chapter on making cider vinegars and brandy and using cider in your cooking. Finally, Proulx and Nichols show you how to grow and maintain your own home apple orchard and build your own cidermaking equipment.
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Review: Cider: Making, Using & Enjoying Sweet & Hard CiderUser Review - George Marshall - Goodreads
This inexpensive book by Annie Proulx and Lew Nichols is positively enlightening. I bought it at a local supply shop without checking reader reviews, which is rather unlike me. Getting home, I checked ... Read full review
Review: Cider: Making, Using & Enjoying Sweet & Hard CiderUser Review - Nicholas - Goodreads
Great book. Was surprised to find that it got in to the apple-growing side of things. I was expecting to have to dig for that information elsewhere. Actually, the whole piece of work was quite well-rounded and informative. Now it's time to get elbow deep in apple guts... Read full review