OK, I have never made cider before but I have pounds of apples, and as I like cider I thought I would give it a try. The main thing that has put me off is that I dont have a cider press, and pressing the apples looks like hard work! I did try if for apple wine and swore I would never do it again. However someone told me its a lot easier if you freeze them first. It needs 20 lbs of apples to make a gallon! I am chopping away and bunging them in the freezer. I’ll let you know how I get on. Despite being told its OK to use windfalls I am still methodically cutting out the nasty bits! I have put up a couple of cider recipes on the home brewing link if you want to try, one for a fairly small amount (1 Gallon!)

most of them are sound Bramleys
most of them are sound Bramleys
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