Terry Bradshaw Vermont Calais, VT Orchard-Crafted Hard Cider in the New American Tradition



Juice for cider

Cider Styles

Fermentation Basics

Other Processes


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'Round the Cider Barrel

Batch Specifics



Apple Press Blog

Considerations for Operating a Commercial, Non-HACCP Cider Mill in Vermont





Cider Links

Some links I've collected through the years.  Hopefully there aren't too many dead ends amongst them, and I know I need to especially update the commercial cideries section...


Commercial Cideries






The Wittenham Hill Cider Portal  This is IT...All you really need to know about cidermaking!!!!
CiderDay.org - Cider Day Festival in Franklin County Massachusetts
Talisman Farm cider info Home of Cider Digest Mailing List
NACM  UK National Association of Cidermakers
Mt Vernon Cider Apple Report
Vancouver Island's Cider Press A custom pressing outfit on Vancouver,   BC with some good general information.
OldTimey Dave's Cider Blog  A pretty good read.


Commercial Cideries

East Coast
Farnum Hill Ciders Lebanon,NH. Steve also sells the best selection of cider apples in the northeast
Pups Cider, Greenfield, NH
West County Cider Winery, Colrain, MA
Nashoba Valley Winery, Bolton, MA
Flag Hill Farm Cider, Vershire, VT
Bellwether Cidery, Trumansburg, NY
Eve's Cidery, Ithaca, NY
West Coast (very incomplete)
Aces Are Wild! 
Cyderworks- Hard Cider from Portland Oregon
Cider from Hecks Cidermakers Somerset
Lambourn Valley Cider
Somerset Cider Brandy
The Cider Surfers Arms - Home of Strongbow, Woodpecker & Scrumpy Jack
Cidre Bellot
Cider Brandy
Mahorall Farm Cider Shrpposhire UK
Brown Snout
The White Oak Cider Home Page


Vermont Homebrew Supply  Support Your Local Brewshop!
Beer, Beer & More Beer An EXCELLENT online brew/winemaking shop for those hard to find or larger-scale items
Hobby Beverage Equipment Co.
St. Patrick's of Texas Brewers Supply
Napa Fermentation Supplies
GW Kent


Winemaking Strains of Wine Yeast
Beer and Wine Yeasts From Wyeast Laboratories, Inc.
Yeast Selection for the Production of Hard Cider in Canada


Sabco Industries
Keg Warehouse
HOMEBREW WITH BREWTREE - Your Source for COMPLETE Brewing Systems and equipment


Order OnLine with World Cooperage
Cooperage Bourbon Barrels
The Barrel Company, Inc.
Falls and Sons Genuine Whiskey Barrels



The Cider Press - Vancouver Island's Juice Plant
OESCOinc Orchard and cider mill supplies in Conway, MA

Jeff Donaghue's Cider Press

Press Details from Ag-Canada leaflet
Day Equipment__Cider Supplies
Apple cider presses from Jefferson State Forest Products
Vigo, an excellent supplier of pressing equipment in the UK.  If only they had a branch in the States!


Rack Plastics

Indelco Plastics Corporation

US Plastic Corp.


US FDA Current Good Manufacturing Processes (CGMP�s) 

CGMP Home      Full text
Michigan GMP's

US FDA Juice Rule

            Main Page

            Small Entity Compliance Guide

            Important Excerpts from the Juice Hazards Guide


Kansas State University Timeline of Fresh Juice Outbreaks

University of Wisconsin Apple Cider Safety Site

Vermont Dept of Health Guidelines for Food Establishments

University of Maine Safe Home Cider Making


Five Star Chemicals
Cleaning and Sanitizing Sequence

Sweet Cider

Home Preparation of Juices, Wines & Cider
FDA cider rules 1_19_01
HHS News_ FDA Publishes Final Rule To Increase Safety Of Fruit and Vegetable Juices
Infosheet on Unpasteurized Apple Cider


Cider - The Forgotten Miracle
Welcome To Somerset Cider and Apple Juice
Hard Cider's Mysterious Demise
Ukcider - for real Cider, Scrumpy and Perry. Mailing list and links.
Main Page - Ukcider


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