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Make hard cider from scratch

Make hard cider from scratch

Duration:3 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

My husband Bill and I have spent the last 30 years learning many food and beverage self-sufficiency skills, including growing and preserving vegetables, making homebrew and cider, baking sourdough bread, making jam, and herbal products. We have been making hard cider since 2014, when we purchased a home cider press to utilize the abundance of apples produced by trees we planted on our land 20…
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What we’ll do

We'll start with a brief overview and history of cidermaking, then head out to our garden to harvest apples from our dwarf trees. We'll wash the apples outside then prepare them for grinding in 'Roma' fruit grinder. As we're chopping and grinding apples we'll explain the different flavor types that are desirable in cider: sweet, bittersweet, sharp and bittersharp, and which types of apples…

What else you should know

We are Airbnb hosts and have a guest room that sleeps three. If you are interested in booking the room as well, send us a request and we can offer you a discount on the listed price for the room.

Where you'll be

The homebrewing workshop will take place at the Treehouse, our hand-built home in the hills of Newfield, south of Ithaca. The house number is on the mailbox - please drive slowly up the gravel driveway and park near the house.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 21 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

We are Airbnb hosts and have a guest room that sleeps three. If you are interested in booking the room as well, send us a request and we can offer you a discount on the listed price for the room.
Chrys
workshop
Make hard cider from scratch
New experience
ﺩ.ﺇ171 per person
New experience
ﺩ.ﺇ171 per person