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bodger

Not for sale on a shelf near you

Not for sale on a shelf near you but this time next year Rodney, we could both be millionaires. What do you think, do they look OK? Here's our bottled cider and apple juice. We bottled the cider this afternoon and I'll be doing some quality control work this evening.









sandrar

 Looks very good. Enjoy the quality control.
horace

Hope it turns out ok as already stated can,t stand the stuff myself
bodger

You never know Horace, you might like it. Our cider is million miles away from the usual supermarket Magbulbow crap ! Think about it.
Dave C

They look spot on bodger, love the labels  

How long before we can buy a case and have it sent up?
Rena

I'd be in for some of your Apple juice! .... I am a bit far though...   .... still, Very nice look you have going there! Here's to hoping that when the time comes...you sell out big time!
bodger

Dave C wrote:
They look spot on bodger, love the labels  

How long before we can buy a case and have it sent up?


We'll be visiting Devon and cornwall next summer.

Rena, I wish we could afford the time and the money to visit America again.
darkbrowneggs

Looking good      
Rena

bodger wrote:
Rena, I wish we could afford the time and the money to visit America again.


Me too ....

Plans are in motion for me to travel March next...'course, they are just plans...but I am sure looking forward to the possibility!

Maybe you'll get so famous the states'll buy into your product and sell it here!
sod

Look great we with Rena would love some great apple juice but same problem  
bodger

I sampled a bottle of the cider last night. Its the first cider that we've ever pasteurized and we were concerned that  the process might have altered the taste of it in some way but thankfully our concerns were unfounded. Even Karen, whose not that fond of cider, said that she was quite proud of it. Rare praise indeed,
Rena

Way to go!! All the best for the cider/juice future!
Digindeep

bodger wrote:
Even Karen, whose not that fond of cider, said that she was quite proud of it. Rare praise indeed,


Praise well founded and deserved I'm sure Matey, looks the bees knees   well done both of you...
gwiz

They both look very good.
Next time we are down your way I'll buy some purely for reference and research of course....
bodger

Border

Look the dogs danglies, I like the plain and simple, but effective to the point labels.

I also like the colour of your apple juice, what  varieties  did you use.?

Well done mate.
sod

 
12Bore

Looks spot on!
When will you start exporting to England?
bodger

Border wrote:
Look the dogs danglies, I like the plain and simple, but effective to the point labels.

I also like the colour of your apple juice, what  varieties  did you use.?

Well done mate.


Mostly Discovery Paul. A very rich pink coloured juice. A bit too sweet on its own for my liking, so we added a percentage of juice from sharper tasting apples and the result really is nice.
CasperF

Really good finish on the bottles. Loving the juice colour too!

Glad to hear the pasteurising hasn't affected the flavour - how much shelf life would that give you for a bottle?
bodger

Two years
mole trapper

Looks a great product! Is the cider still? May I ask how, with what you  pasteurized? Only ask as we hope to be producing apple juice in about two years.
bodger

Of course you can ask  Our cider is still, I can't stand that fizzy stuff you get in pubs that masquerades as cider.
We bought two pasturisers from Vigo for a couple of hundred quid each when we first started but that was before we found out that 30 litre Burco 'Signet' water boilers were less than half the price and did a much better job.
mole trapper

Thanks for that bother, really helpful, was going the Vigo route, we are getting the same press as you, that's pretty expensive on it's own.
Cheers Jamie
bodger

The Burco boiler will pasteurize 13 x 75cl bottles at a time. We have four of them on the go when we're in full swing and you should see how the energy consumption goes up on our 'Owl' electricity monitor.

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