Taking Your Cidermaking To The Next Level - Free Seminar

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April 12, 2015 (Sun)
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Curds and Wine
7194 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
San Diego, CA 92111

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Cost: Free

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Beer/Craft Beer     Cider     Educational     Wine    

Stan Sisson, partner in Julian CiderWorks, will present ways to take home cider making to a higher level.  Stan will cover:

•Working with fresh juice:  how and why this differs from using pasteurized commercial juice.
•To Sulfite or not:  when and why do you need to sulfite your juice, and what your options are.
•Wild or cultured yeast:  your fermentation options, and which ones might work best for you. How terroir can affect cider character.
•Blending, the Cidermakers craft: how to get the most out of your blending options.
•Apple and Pear cultivars: where to get them, and which should I use?
•Small-scale apple and pear grinding and pressing:  some options for getting juice from your apples and pears, and DIY versions that may be of interest.
•Resources for hobby and small-scale commercial cidermakers:  books and online information sources for those interested in making cider from fresh fruit.
•FAQs: a list of frequently asked questions, with answers, relevant to making cider from fresh fruit.

* Please RSVP for this seminar, limited to 18 people

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