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Offline Steve Ruch

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freezing apple juice
« on: April 28, 2015, 09:45:22 PM »
I plan to brew a cider in a few months using some juice and some apples. I have a coupon for a juice I'd like to try, but I'd have to use it 2 or 3 months before I'm going to do the cider. Would it be okay to freeze the juice until I make the cider.
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Re: freezing apple juice
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2015, 09:58:46 PM »
Yes, frozen juice will still make very good cider.  Go for it.
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Re: freezing apple juice
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2015, 10:47:56 AM »
Orchards do it all the time to extend cider season.
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Re: freezing apple juice
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2015, 11:48:43 AM »
Orchards do it all the time to extend cider season.

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Re: freezing apple juice
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2015, 01:48:46 PM »
yeah sometimes I just ferment a blend of what I've got, but other times I don't have the apples I want on hand and the juice in question isn't something i use alone (say, Yarlington Mill).  Freezing works great.  I think it loses something, but not much, with the time frames I'm using it within.

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Re: freezing apple juice
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2015, 01:51:42 PM »
Freezing will work fine... Just remember to not freeze full containers... or they may burst...
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Re: freezing apple juice
« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2015, 09:48:34 PM »
Freezing will work fine... Just remember to not freeze full containers... or they may burst...
#1 I definitely plan to pour out a bit to taste it to be sure I really want to use it.
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