Making Craft Cider : A Ciderist's Guide

Author(s): Simon McKie


Cider has recently seen a surge of popularity both in versions produced by large breweries and by small producers and home cider-makers who value taste and complexity. This book takes us through the history and practicalities, and introduces the concepts and techniques of craft cider production. It looks at the different styles of cider, and the effect of fruit variety, climate and orchard location on the finished drink, and the book concludes with a suggested method for the home cider maker. This is the perfect introduction for anyone considering cider making, and a fascinating explanation of the history and process of real cider production for anyone who just enjoys drinking it.

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"Anyone who enjoys cider or food history, or that is thinking about making cider, will appreciate this book." -Valerie Gray, "From Val's Kitchen

"."..anyone interested in trying to craft a traditional British-style cider, in whatever location, will find this slim volume an invaluable resource and an endless source of inspiration." -"Sleeping Hedgehog

""Even a novice ciderist can create a great tasting cider with the help of this book... The author's expertise in this field of making craft cider is apparent in the ways he has given detailed descriptions in all the chapters and the photos are even more helpful in understanding the subject." - Seduce Your Tastebuds

General Fields

  • : 9780747808176
  • : Shire Publications Ltd
  • : Shire Publications Ltd
  • : April 2011
  • : 210mm X 149mm X 10mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 641.873
  • : 96
  • : Illustrations (chiefly col.)
  • : Simon McKie