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Discover the Craft of Artisan Cider and Smoked Foods with the Gibson Family




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Milling, Pressing, Fermentation


Introduction to Artisan Cider Making Courses - Milling, Pressing, Fermentation and Maturation, including refreshments and buffet style lunch.

This is a one day workshop designed to introduce the beginner to the initial processes and procedures of cider artisan making.

In this workshop you will learn:-

· An introduction to the History, heritage and traditions of cider making

· An overview of the varieties of apples used for making cider

· Review of equipment we use and what to look for when buying your own equipment

· An introduction to Milling and Pressing of apples.

· An introduction to Fermentation and Maturation

· An introduction to Process Control Part 1

· Useful references and literature

Refreshments will be available throughout the day, as well as a buffet style lunch. All ingredients, equipment and technical information will be provided on the day.

Course times: 10 – 4.30 pm