Friday, September 18, 2009

Grinding apples

Last night D. and I ground up about 50 lbs of apples to produce about 3 gallons of cider. These are very dry, very rich apples!

We then used that cider in a 5 gallon batch of beer that uses roasted barley, toasted oak chips, and French Saison yeast to hopefully make a nice smoky apple beer.

But the fun part is grinding the apples using my garbage disposal method. It chews up the apples in a few seconds and spits out applesauce perfect for pressing. I recorded some video, take a look!

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